The stock market has had circuit breakers—temporary trading
halts imposed if U.S. stock markets fall by
certain percentages—in place since 1987, but they've rarely been triggered until March 2020. Here's what investors should know.
Prices tend to get drawn toward the option strike with the highest open interest. That means those who are long the option may experience the most pain if the stock settles at the strike price at expiration.
Options are often used as a hedge on another position. That means there’s more to an options trade than one winner and one loser.
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