Volatility

Rising COVID-19 in Cases in Europe Drag the Dow 30, S&P 500, Oil, and Yields November 19, 2021 9:30 AM   |  

Stock index futures are mixed as Austria moves back into lockdown. Travel and leisure stocks are struggling as the reopening trade slows. The Nasdaq is helped by Palo Alto Networks and Intuit earnings announcements. Cryptocurrency selloff continues. Retailers look weaker on Friday after a strong showing on Thursday.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Macy’s, Kohl’s, and Victoria’s Secret Keep the Attention on Retailers November 18, 2021 9:54 AM   |  

Retailers dominate earnings announcements with Macy’s, Kohl’s, and Victoria’s Secret. Companies continue to battle higher costs. Nvidia rallies on earnings in premarket trading. John Deere settles labor dispute. China may release oil from the country’s reserves. Discount retailers could provide options for consumers dealing with inflation.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Profit Margins Make the Difference on Earnings from Lowe’s and Target Reports November 17, 2021 9:50 AM   |  

Lowe’s and Target report earnings. Visa falls in premarket trading on Amazon announcement. EV makers rally as Lucid passes Ford and General Motors in market cap. Meta, formerly known as Facebook, is staking a lot on the metaverse.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Retailer Reports: Walmart, Home Depot, and U.S. Retail Sales November 16, 2021 10:04 AM   |  

Walmart and Home Depot announced positive earnings. The Retail Sales report comes in better-than-expected. The labor participation rate has yet to recover from the pandemic and companies may need to look for alternatives.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Equity Futures Rally Before the Bell on Infrastructure, Boeing, and Dollar Tree News November 15, 2021 9:09 AM   |  

Boeing sees increase in orders which could boost the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Dollar Tree could see a turnaround with the help of an activist investor. Consumer Sentiment hits 2011 lows. Europe recovery has been a little slower than the U.S.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Tesla’s Success Could Be Spreading Gold Rush Fever to Other EV Makers November 12, 2021 9:40 AM   |  

Stocks struggle to maintain a five week win streak. General Electric, Toshiba, and Johnson and Johnson all announced company splits. Electric vehicle excitement has similarities to gold rush fever.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Increasing Inflation Prompts Selloff, but Commodities Could Just Be Getting Started November 11, 2021 9:58 AM   |  

The CPI reported faster-than-expected growth in inflation which has the bond markets looking for the Fed to raise rates sooner than previously expected. Disney could be another victim of the reopening trade. Rivian makes a splash on its IPO. Commodities could be more than transitory; they could be starting a new Super Cycle.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Inflation Nations: The United States and China Seeing Prices Rise Faster-Than-Expected November 10, 2021 10:29 AM   |  

The United States echoes China as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) reveals rising inflation. Rising energy prices continue to dog economies. DoorDash, RingCentral and Rivian are generating some interest ahead of the open. Producers are looking for creative ways to pass on rising costs to consumers.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Interest in Bonds Rising Despite Low Real Yields and Major Stock Indices’ Records November 9, 2021 9:35 AM   |  

General Electric plans to split up into three companies. Investors buying bonds despite low real yields. Producer Price Index shows high inflation at the producer level. Some companies are moving after the infrastructure bill.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Equity Index Futures are Pointing to a Higher Open After Infrastructure Bill Passes Both Houses November 8, 2021 9:51 AM   |  

The Democrat infrastructure bill pushed through the House and Senate over the weekend and is expected to be signed by President Joe Biden on Monday. The bill has prompted rallies in some related stocks like Caterpillar, Fluor, and ChargePoint. Elon Musk uses Twitter poll to determine if he should sell 10% of his stake in Tesla. The international travel ban is lifted on Monday. Moderna is losing favor with investors.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
A Positive Jobs Report Adds to the Reopening Trade Discussion November 5, 2021 9:39 AM   |  

The Jobs Report showed the economy added more than jobs than expected in October. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq attempt to build on winning streaks. Pfizer announces COVID-19 pill. Reopening plays and pandemic plays are shifting after earnings announcements. Airbnb, Uber, and Square are among the peer-to-peer platforms reporting earnings. Semiconductors lead Tech sector rally. Central banks appear to rally around transitory inflation message.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
With the Fed Announcement Out of the Way, Investors Look to Uber for a Lyft November 4, 2021 9:55 AM   |  

Uber and Lyft look to build on drivers returning from the pandemic. The Fed announced plans to taper in November and December. The announcement didn’t address interest rates cuts. Chairman Jerome Powell separated tapering plans from interest rate plans. Small-cap Health Care stocks lead the Russell 2000 to new highs.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Fed Focuses on Tapering and Leaves Rate Hike Questions for Another Day November 3, 2021 5:26 PM   |  

The Fed announced plans to taper in November and December. The announcement didn’t address interest rates cuts. Chairman Jerome Powell separated tapering plans from interest rate plans. Short-term yields have risen the most since the September Fed meeting.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Stock Index Futures are Mixed Ahead of the Opening November 3, 2021 10:18 AM   |  

Investors wait for the Fed’s interest rate announcement for more news on tapering plans. Avis Budget’s earnings announcement and an e-commerce partnership with Bed Bath and Beyond and Kroger prompting short sellers to cover. The Russell 2000 small-cap stock index is testing resistance. Zillow looks for help from institutional investors to unload unprofitable inventory.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
FOMC Meeting and Key Legislation Have Potential to Move Markets November 2, 2021 10:10 AM   |  

The two-day FOMC meeting begins today. Under Armour, Conoco Phillips, and Pfizer release earnings. Health care stocks have underperformed in the face of the pandemic this year. Government policy can affect health care stocks. Biotech has underperformed as a whole, but Moderna has outperformed.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
EV Car Deliveries and Tariff News Help Equity Futures Rise Before the Open November 1, 2021 9:49 AM   |  

Lucid and Xpeng announced that October was a good month for electric vehicle deliveries. A tariff agreement between the U.S. and the European Union on steel and aluminum helps Harley-Davidson rise. Goldman Sachs analysts project record stock buybacks in 2022. The G-20 Summit looks at coal in the wake of energy shortages in Europe and China.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Exxon & Chevron Try to Rally Stocks but Apple & Amazon are Dragging Behind October 29, 2021 9:34 AM   |  

Apple earnings has investors worried about the company’s ability to make a Merry Christmas as chip shortages hurt iPhone 13 productions. Amazon misses on analysts’ estimates despite growth in cloud services. Facebook is changing its name to Meta. Starbucks lower in premarket trading. Exxon and Chevron beat on earnings estimates. Cloud has changed the way business is done.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Apple & Amazon on Deck as Big Tech’s Big Week Is A Bit Mixed October 28, 2021 9:57 AM   |  

Stocks futures are pushing back against Wednesday’s selloff into the close. Amazon and Apple report after the closing bell. Merck and Caterpillar announce positive earnings helping to push the Dow Jones Industrial Average futures higher before the open. Low market breadth appears to be holding back the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average from building on record highs. There are several ways to measure market breadth including the advance/decline line, comparing indices, and contrasting new highs and lows.

5 min read  |  Daily Market Update
Options Trading Strategy to Consider During Earnings Season: Iron Condors October 7, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Earnings season can create volatility in price movement. Learn how to spot potential options trade candidates by assessing straddle price versus average earnings moves.

6 min read  |  Trading
Portfolio Diversification Redux: Think Like a Trader September 27, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Diversification isn’t just about stocks, bonds, and cash. When hedging risk for an options portfolio, think price, time, and volatility.

5 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
thinkTank: Think Outside the Box September 27, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

When you look beneath the Analyze tab on thinkorswim®, you may find some features you may not have known about.

5 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Vol Whisperer: How to Spot a New Volatility Regime September 27, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Understanding the nature of volatility regimes and recognizing when it’s shifting could help unlock potential trading opportunities.

3 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Rethinking Risk: Comparing Investment Returns with the Sharpe Ratio August 17, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Sharpe ratio is a metric that can help you compare investments from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Learn about calculating Sharpe ratios here.

3 min read  |  Trading
It’s a Special Relationship: Intermarket Analysis in the Current Rate Environment August 6, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Understanding the relationships between stocks, bonds, commodities, and currencies can help you identify economic trends and better manage your investments.

5 min read  |  Investing
Short-Term Trading in Slow Motion: The Swing Trade July 20, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Want to try your hand at short-term trading? Consider swing trading: holding positions for a few days to try to capture a larger intermediate-term price swing.

4 min read  |  Trading Strategies
Risk Profile Tool: The Option Trader's Travel Companion June 28, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Learn how the Risk Profile tool in the thinkorswim platform can help options traders visualize different scenarios and make trading decisions a little simpler.

5 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Trade Winds: An Options Strategy Styled For You June 28, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

With many options trading strategies to choose from, how do you find the right one? Consider a three-step process to help with your decision.

5 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Inflation vs. Volatility? It’s a Balance, Not an “Either/Or” Question for Investors June 21, 2021 9:37 AM   |  

Market volatility and inflation can both be effective at destroying investment value. Here’s how investors can account for both in their long-term portfolio strategy.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Volatility Indicators: A Handy Addition to Trend and Momentum Indicators May 24, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

In technical analysis, many traders start with trend and momentum indicators. But don’t forget volatility indicators, which track the magnitude of price movements.

5 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Options Straddles vs. Strangles: The Basics of Volatility and Magnitude Strategies May 6, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Options straddles and strangles are a way for advanced traders to get long or short exposure to volatility (vega), but the volatility needs to be weighted against time decay (theta). Here are the basics.

6 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Can Protective Puts Provide a Temporary Shield? April 8, 2021 10:48 AM   |  

Protective puts are one way to hedge stocks against a significant price drop. But investors should consider factors such as time decay and volatility.

3 min read  |  Trading Strategies
Got Vol? Trade Around It. April 5, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Do the headwinds of time decay turn you off from buying single options on volatile stocks? Find out how you may be able to turn the headwinds into tailwinds by trading those stock moves.

5 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Capiche: Why Are You Getting In a Trade? April 5, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Successful traders have rules and stick to them, whether those rules are based on volatility, probability, technical analysis, or other factors.

1 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
What’s Your Portfolio’s Risk Level? Beta Weighting on thinkorswim® May Offer Clues March 19, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Traders can use the beta-weighting tool on the thinkorswim® platform to view the overall risk of all their positions as a whole instead of looking at risks of individual assets.

3 min read  |  thinkorswim Platform
Want to Speak the Language of Option Traders? Here’s an Options Trading Terminology Guide March 16, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Return on capital and liquidity mean specific things in finance. But they can mean something different to an option trader. Read this options trading terminology guide to find out.

7 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Volatility Ranking: Using IV Percentiles to Put Movement in Perspective February 19, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Trying to select the right options strategies, strikes, and expirations? Learn how to rank volatility using IV percentiles and see if changes are normal or unusual.

3 min read  |  thinkorswim Platform
What’s a Black Swan Event? How to Spot and Prepare for this Outlier “Animal” February 11, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Learn about “black swan” events and how you can attempt to protect yourself and your portfolio from adverse shocks.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
What Does the Post-COVID-19 Investing World Look Like? January 13, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

2020 was a challenging year for investors. But 2021 might be a challenge as well—for different reasons. Here’s a look at the opportunities and risks.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
New Year, New You: Hitting the Reset Button January 4, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Starting the new year fresh can be a great idea. Despite the drop and pop we saw last year, it may still be a good time to think about resetting your trading strategies and get a fresh start.

5 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
A Portfolio Tune-Up: What Economic Recovery Means for Your Investments December 2, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

During a major economic event, it may be a good time to revisit your portfolio. It could mean rethinking long-term objectives, reexamining your risk tolerance, or taking a moment to self-reflect.

5 min read  |  Investment Strategies
Options Building Blocks: Why Should Investors Consider Covered Calls and Cash-Secured Puts? November 23, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Selling covered calls and cash-secured puts can help investors generate additional income, increase their probability of success, decrease their volatility of returns, and lower their overall risk when compared to buying stock.

5 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Five Option Strategies for High-Volatility Trading Environments October 6, 2020 12:53 PM   |  

When faced with high volatility, many options traders turn to these five strategies designed to capitalize on elevated volatility levels.

3 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
It’s About the Algorithms: Is a Robo-Advisor Right for You? October 2, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Like most financial advisors, robo-advisors recommend portfolios based on investors’ long-term financial goals, time horizon, and risk tolerance. Because robo-advisors generally use algorithms to make investment decisions, they avoid emotions and generally charge lower fees.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
Options Volatility Skew: Why Off-Balance Isn’t All Bad October 1, 2020 11:16 AM   |  

How can skew offer insight into market sentiment? Implied volatility between out-of-the-money put and call options is almost always skewed depending on whether there’s panic to the downside or upside.

5 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Is the FIRE Movement Burning Out? Financial Independence, Retire Early in 2020 August 25, 2020 10:26 AM   |  

The “financial independence, retire early” (FIRE) movement was all the rage in 2018 and 2019, but the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about a lot of things. Has the upheaval in 2020 changed the desire to FIRE? And how might retirement plans be affected by the current situation?

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Facts on SPACs: What to Consider Before Investing in Blank-Check Companies August 20, 2020 10:38 AM   |  

Special-purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have been around awhile, but they’ve gotten some new attention in 2020. Here’s a look at the mechanics and risks for investors involved in blank-check companies.

5 min read  |  Alternative Investing
Avoid the Knee Jerk: Financial Planning, Market Volatility, and 4 Signs It’s Time to Pivot July 24, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Trying to figure out your financial planning during a time of market volatility? Learn how to stick to your financial goals.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
Putting Up a Good Defense: Defensive Sectors & Stocks Strategy for Investors June 22, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

A good defense is the best offense, right? It’s sometimes true for investing as well. Here’s what investors should know about defensive investing and defensive sectors.

5 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Outcome-Based Investing During Market Downturns June 18, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Are you an investor who follows the daily or weekly ebb and flow of your retirement accounts? If so, market downturns might be a bit unsettling at times. But what if instead of focusing on today’s bottom line you focused instead on outcomes—your progress toward your goals? Here’s how.

5 min read  |  Goal Planning
Facing a Recession and Bear Market? Avoid 3 Mistakes Many Investors Make May 1, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

The escalating coronavirus pandemic that triggered a bear market in U.S. stocks in early 2020 looks to have tipped us into a possible recession. How can you prepare for and invest during a recession and bear market?

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Bollinger Bands: What They Are and How to Use Them March 23, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Learn about the Bollinger Bands technical indicator and how it can help identify volatility and overbought/oversold conditions in stocks and indices.

3 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Surfing the Jobs Report: Why It Matters and Strategies for Trading It February 10, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

The monthly U.S. Employment Situation report—commonly called the jobs report—is perhaps the most closely watched fundamental indicator for traders and investors. Here’s why.

5 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
What Are Tariffs and Who Really Pays For Them? November 19, 2019 2:48 PM   |  

Tariffs have been part of American economic history from the country’s origins. Are tariffs good or bad for investors?

5 min read  |  Investment Strategies
Ask a Trader: When High Volatility Hits, Should I Switch from Long to Short Options Strategies? November 12, 2019 3:39 PM   |  

Should you switch from trading long options strategies to short options strategies when volatility levels are high? Sometimes prices are high for a reason.

5 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
As You Wind Down the Road: Market Volatility, Risk, and Your Retirement Portfolio October 18, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

All investments experience market volatility, which is why retirement portfolio strategies should focus on allocating assets across investments of different risk levels.

3 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Weathering Earnings and Managing “Idiosyncratic” Risk October 11, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

When companies report quarterly earnings, the stakes can be high. A single earnings miss can dent an investment portfolio that’s concentrated. Here are a few ideas for managing idiosyncratic risk.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Ask the Coach: This Volatility Is Scaring Me. Should I Be Cashing Out Stocks? October 7, 2019 1:53 PM   |  

When volatility rears its occasional head, some investors consider cashing out stocks. But are there better ways to ride out market volatility? Cameron May explains.

5 min read  |  Trading Strategies
Smart-Beta ETFs: Alternative Portfolio Allocation Beyond Market Cap September 24, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

What is a smart-beta ETF? Explore what qualifies as a smart-beta fund and what systems define this type of ETF.

5 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Reaching for Yield: “Vanilla” Investments Can Be Risky, So Know What to Watch August 27, 2019 11:35 AM   |  

In these times of stock market volatility, many investors are looking for yield in fixed income and dividend stocks. However, there’s risk in these investments, too, so know what you’re getting into.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Want to Trade War-Proof Stocks? Ways to Aim for Tariff Protection June 17, 2019 11:28 AM   |  

As trade war fears heat up between the U.S. and some of its major trading partners, some investors may be looking for tariff protection. Here are some things to consider as you aim for a “trade-war-proof” portfolio.

5 min read  |  Investment Strategies
Market Doldrums? Five Options Strategies for Low-Volatility Environments April 30, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

When volatility falls, many option traders turn to these five strategies designed to capitalize on depressed volatility levels.

3 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
Market Volatility: Can Robo-Advisors Help Avoid Emotional Trading? April 29, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Trading with your emotions during times of market volatility? Explore whether a robo-advisor may be able to help.

5 min read  |  Investment Guidance
Surf’s Up? 3 Ways to Catch a Wave with VIX and Volatility Products April 9, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Looking for volatility exposure? Learn about volatility products including VIX options.

6 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
Average True Range: Using the ATR Indicator in Your Trade Exit Strategy March 15, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

The average true range indicator could be a new arrow in your quiver of technical analysis tools.

2 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Retirees: Is Your Investing Plan Built for Market Volatility? March 14, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Temporarily protect your retirement against volatility risk. Here are some retirement- planning strategies.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Management
Three Things to Consider for Your Equity Compensation Plan February 7, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Got stock options? Set goals and have a plan. Here are three steps to consider for your equity compensation plan.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Bank CDs vs. Brokered CDs: What’s the Big Difference? February 4, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

CD investing isn’t limited to walking into your local bank branch and opening an account. Learn the potential benefits and risks of brokered CDs and how they differ from bank-issued CDs.

5 min read  |  Bonds & Fixed Income
Annual Vol Is Nice. What About Tomorrow? January 7, 2019 3:00 AM   |  

Volatility data is focused on the long term. Traders are focused on the short term. There is a way to convert volatility data so it can be useful for the trader.

4 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Tips for Riding Out Volatility in Your Company’s Stock December 21, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Does volatility worry you when it comes to the stock you've received as compensation? Learn tips to help manage this valid concern.

5 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Grow Your Retirement Savings to Keep Up With Inflation November 26, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Here’s why you need to keep your retirement money growing even when you’re already using it (hint: inflation and longevity).

7 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Basics of Investing in Stocks: What is a Stock? July 31, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

New to stock investing? Learn the basics of stocks, earnings, dividends, and how a stock’s value is determined.

5 min read  |  Investing Basics
Tips for Portfolio Diversification Amid Market Volatility July 2, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

The recent wave of volatility might serve as a reminder of the importance of using a diversified investment trading approach. Here are some tips to avoid possible traps in these choppy markets.

5 min read  |  Margin
Not All Big Moves Are Created Equal: Volatility and Probabilities January 7, 2018 11:00 PM   |  

Using volatility and market statistics is one of many keys to successful stock market trading. Learn how to incorporate them into your investment strategy.

7 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Earnings Calendar Tool to Help Investors Navigate Earnings Season October 30, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

With the earnings calendar tools available on the TD Ameritrade thinkorswim Platform, you can be in the know when it comes to the earnings season.

4 min read  |  Web Platform
Volanthology World Tour: Foreign Exchange Volatility October 5, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Learn about the dynamics of foreign exchange volatility, and where to find currency volatility data.

3 min read  |  Forex
U.S. Presidential Election Cycle & Stock Market Performance August 30, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

The U.S. presidential election cycle theory of the stock market says that the market moves based on the year of the president's term. Is there any proof?

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Reversion to the Mean: Taking Volatility to a New Level July 7, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Implied volatility tends to be mean reverting. But what does that really mean? Learn how options traders can potentially benefit from monitoring implied volat

4 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Income Investing with Exchange-Traded Funds: Can It Be Done? March 8, 2016 11:00 PM   |  

ETFs have matured but they’re not done evolving. Morningstar’s Scott Burns urges income-seeking investors to expand their minds and their research.

5 min read  |  ETFs & Mutual Funds
Option Strategy Throw Down: Selling Strangles vs Iron Condors October 7, 2015 8:01 PM   |  

Volatility’s tendency to level out after a spike can present strategy opportunities, especially selling strategies found with strangles and iron condors.

5 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
Market Grudge Match: Enter a Trade Using Volatility or Price? October 1, 2015 6:03 PM   |  

Use volatility to pick an options strategy to speculate on a given direction, rather than to replace fundamental analysis and charts to determine potential.

7 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Is Market Timing Possible? Try Sentiment Analysis to Get Closer July 5, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Trying to time the market? Add sentiment analysis to your stock trading approach to help narrow the time horizon around an underlying security’s move.

2 min read  |  thinkorswim Platform
Size Up Option Straddles for a Reading on Earnings Volatility May 20, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Check out short-term options pricing to gain a sense of how the underlying stock could move around an earnings release. You can track straddles or use the TD

3 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
How “Out” is Out of the Money? Options for Fear and Volatility April 29, 2015 8:00 PM   |  

Out-of-the-money call options may be hard to trade when volatility is low, but there are good opportunities for cheaper options trades during market extremes.

4 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
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