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Top 5 most-read articles of 2021
December 06, 2021
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Top 5 most-read articles of 2021

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Looking for the best Options articles to read? Below are what most of our readers consider to be the most popular articles of 2021: World’s First Option on Bitcoin ETF Montréal Exchange Canada is the first country in the world to bring ETFs to investors. Once again, Canada has proven itself to be an innovator in capital...

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Collar Strategy
December 06, 2021
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Collar Strategy

Tony Zhang

The Collar strategy is a strategy that allows investors to protect from large downside losses on a stock. This strategy requires the investor to have a minimum of 100 shares of the stock. The Collar strategy can also be considered as a combination of two strategies – writing a Covered Call and buying a Put option. Collars...

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December –  Educational Events
November 30, 2021
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December – Educational Events

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December 8, 2021 Webinar – Understanding Credit Vertical Spreads Time : 4:00 p.m. (ET) Speaker: Tony Zhang Language: English Where: Online More information here December 11, 2021 Webinar – Desjardins Online Brokerage Education Day Time : 9:00 a.m. (ET) Speakers: Martin Noël Language: French Where: Online More...

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Multi-Leg Options Can Reduce Risk & Improve Executions
November 03, 2021
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Multi-Leg Options Can Reduce Risk & Improve Executions

Tony Zhang

Trading options involves selecting from a world of options, which may seem overwhelming at first. With 4 core strategies, buying calls, selling calls, buying puts and selling puts, it’s already a step up in complexity from stock investing and trading. Despite the flexibility that these strategies provide, each has their...

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Index Arbitrage
November 02, 2021
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Index Arbitrage

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In our previous article, we explored the meaning of index futures and what buying an index and index futures means. In this article, we will explore various challenges and tools pertaining to index futures trading. “Index arbitrage” is a popular strategy to trade index futures. It involves simultaneous buying an index and...

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Market Volatility and Options 101
October 04, 2021
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Market Volatility and Options 101

Montréal Exchange

Volatility can strike a stock market with no advance warning, and the average investor might not know how to react. Fortunately, all it takes is some basic knowledge of options to understand how this valuable investment tool can be used to ride through a volatile period. Potential Sources of Volatility  Factors that could...

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Covered Combination
September 28, 2021
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Covered Combination

Tony Zhang

Introduction A covered combination is an often-overlooked options strategy by many investors who may utilize each half of the strategy separately, but never considered combining them. This is a strategy where an investor owns 100 shares of a stock and sells a covered call and a cash secured put at the same time. The motivation...

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Growing an Options Account Sustainably
September 07, 2021
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Growing an Options Account Sustainably

Tony Zhang

Investors that are starting to trade options tend to have smaller trading accounts. In this post we will discuss the challenges with growing a smaller options account and the strategies to do so sustainably. While smaller accounts are more challenging to grow, there are best practices and strategies that investors can use for...

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