Index options tend to have wide bid and ask spreads. Try to keep slippage low by making use of price discovery.
Traders and investors often use limit orders as a way of buying stock at their chosen entry point. Put spreads can be used to pursue similar objectives.
Should you be active during the first hour of the trading day? Or might it be better to wait for a calmer period? The answer may depend on a few factors.
Risk controls are an integral part of any trading strategy. Learning the 2% and 6% rules may help you develop a plan to control your risk.
Some investors are considering preferred stocks with yields as traditional fixed income assets grind along at historical lows and look to rise moderately under a go-slow Federal Reserve approach.
thinkorswim’s Strategy Roller™ takes out some of the guesswork for when and how to roll options positions.
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