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How Options React to a Stock Split
July 22, 2021
Concepts

How Options React to a Stock Split

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Companies decide to split their stock when the price has run up and the stock has become too expensive for retail investors. Once a stock splits, nothing fundamental has changed, and the shares should not be worth any more or less than before. The same logic holds true for the underlying option contracts. What Is a Stock Split?...

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Collect Maximum Income Selling Straddles and Strangles
July 08, 2021
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Collect Maximum Income Selling Straddles and Strangles

Tony Zhang

Straddles and strangles are considered advanced options strategies that are suitable for more experienced traders with a high tolerance for risk. However, they also generate maximum income for investors with larger accounts and longer investment horizons. Both of these strategies require a sizable margin account and clearance...

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July –  Educational Events
July 02, 2021
Concepts

July – Educational Events

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July 14, 2021 Webinar – Gaining Consistency in Options Trading  Time : 4:15 p.m. (ET) Speaker: Tony Zhang Language: English Where: Online More information...

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Volatility Crush: A Misunderstood Term
June 23, 2021
Concepts

Volatility Crush: A Misunderstood Term

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Volatility crush is among the more common but poorly understood terms used by new options investors. They mostly place irrational bets on options ahead of earnings because they do not fully understand what they are doing. These investors will take a look at a high-priced stock that is set to report earnings in the near-term and...

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Not So Foreign: Unpacking the Currency Market and USX Options Strategies
June 15, 2021
Currency Options

Not So Foreign: Unpacking the Currency Market and USX Options Strategies

Montréal Exchange

If you have already traded options on equities but are now looking for a new asset class, you might be wondering if it is possible to blend exposure to interest rates, commodities, cryptocurrencies, geopolitics, and the global economy.  In fact, you have just described the foreign exchange (FX) market and, in particular,...

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Gamma, Your Option’s Silent Accelerator and Decelerator Pedal
June 01, 2021
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Gamma, Your Option’s Silent Accelerator and Decelerator Pedal

Tony Zhang

What is Gamma? Gamma is one of the least understood of the Greeks affecting an option’s price. Many investors are familiar with the Greek variable delta: the change in the underlying option’s price with respect to the change of the underlying stock price. Gamma is the rate of change in delta per $1 dollar move in the...

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Earnings And Options: A Risky But Lucrative Relationship
May 25, 2021
Earnings

Earnings And Options: A Risky But Lucrative Relationship

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North American companies listed on a stock exchange report their earnings results every quarter. Options investors view this event as an opportunity to reap large returns if a stock moves dramatically in one direction or another. Earnings Move Stocks Companies must release information on their earnings to investors on a regular...

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Options Trading Insights with our 13 Year Technical Analysis Backtest
April 29, 2021
Technical analysis

Options Trading Insights with our 13 Year Technical Analysis Backtest

Tony Zhang

Overview Technical analysis is a powerful, yet exceedingly difficult method of analysis to understand and quantify. By leveraging historical data, technical analysis aims to forecast the future price movement of a financial asset. While many of these strategies may look promising, the reality is that implementation of these...

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