Tackle the sticker shock of a lofty stock market with an options play. Consider lowering your cost basis by selling puts.
Shhh. Consider quiet, low-volatility option buying strategies that could offer limited risk of loss for a miss, and the possibility of a payoff for a hit.
Monitor strong spurts of volume and inflated premiums for potential option trading opportunities. TD Ameritrade tools can help.
Traders often think of options in small denominations because that’s how the bid/ask quotes appear. But beginning investors in particular must remember to use a 100x multiplier to help determine correct position sizes.
Weekly options were introduced by the Chicago Board Options Exchange in 2005. Now they’re all the rage, especially as more traders use them to position for earnings releases.
Basic options strategies can help investors protect portfolios against inevitable market volatility and market crashes.
The covered call is one of the most widely-used portfolio diversification tools, but it’s important to understand how it works.
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