Why You Want to Exercise Your Option Before Expiration
April 19, 2021
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Why You Want to Exercise Your Option Before Expiration

Buying an option gives you the right (but not the obligation) to buy and or sell the underlying security. There are a few reasons why an investor would choose to take advantage of exercising his or her options, although it is rarely in the investor’s best interests to do so. Why Not to Sell Your Option There are valid...

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Get the facts on Bitcoin ETFs and Options
March 30, 2021
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Get the facts on Bitcoin ETFs and Options

Cut through the noise and the buzz around Bitcoin! Join Graham Mackenzie, Head of Exchange Traded Products, TSX, Greg Taylor, CIO, Purpose Investments and Richard Ho, Head of Retail, Equity Derivatives, TMX as they discuss the facts on Bitcoin ETFs and Options. Click here to view the webinar or click on the link...

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April –  Educational Events
March 30, 2021
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April – Educational Events

April 07, 2021  Webinar – OptionsPlay Market Outlook (guest speaker: Steve Sosnick) Time : 12:00 p.m. (ET) Speaker: Tony Zhang & Steve Sosnick Language: English Where: Online More information here   April 15, 2021  Webinar – Distinguishing between the exercise and the assignment of an option Time : 1:00...

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Options Strategies for Your RRSP and TFSA
February 25, 2021
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Options Strategies for Your RRSP and TFSA

One of the biggest misconceptions about the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) and Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) is that they can only include cash, stocks, bonds, and other simple assets. But in reality, these savings accounts can hold a wide variety of asset classes, including options. Options Strategy in an RRSP for...

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World’s First Option on Bitcoin ETF
February 22, 2021
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World’s First Option on Bitcoin ETF

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 markets by introducing to the world the first physically settled Bitcoin ETF, through Purpose Investments ETF (symbol ticker: BTCC.B/BTCC.U) as well as the world’s first options on bitcoin...

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The Secret to Managing Losses and Hitting Home Runs
February 05, 2021
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The Secret to Managing Losses and Hitting Home Runs

I have worked as a market strategist for the past 15 years alongside a few thousand retail and institutional investors in foreign currency, futures, equities and options. A common experience amongst self-directed investors is a repetitive string of small winners, followed by a few big losses that wipe out weeks or months of...

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Covered Calls: Managing Risk Exposure and Generating Value During Volatile Times
September 06, 2019
Bearish Outlook

Covered Calls: Managing Risk Exposure and Generating Value During Volatile Times

Key facts on covered calls This strategy consists of writing a call that is covered by an equivalent long stock position. It represents a simple way for investors to manage their short-term risk exposure, allowing them to earn premium income (i.e. the money received from writing the calls) in return for part of the stock’s...

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How to Trade Debit Spreads – Webinar
August 30, 2018
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How to Trade Debit Spreads – Webinar

Turn your directional ideas and views into explosive option trades with limited risk using Debit Spreads. Learn to deploy debit spreads for lower risk speculation and increase your profits.   During this exclusive webinar on Monday, Sept 24th at 4:15PM EST, Tony Zhang, Chief Strategist will guide you to the best practices...

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Getting Started with Options Trading
August 20, 2018
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Getting Started with Options Trading

Options trading can be an exciting and challenging at the same time.   Join OptionsPlay for this exclusive webinar on Tuesday, August 28th @ 4:15 PM EST with Tony Zhang, Chief Strategist for OptionsPlay, on how to place your first options trade. Learn the two basic option strategies to take a bullish or bearish position on...

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Options Brief-Week of August 28
August 30, 2017
Bullish Outlook

Options Brief-Week of August 28

Everyone looks forward to something for different reasons. When investors choose to invest in a company, they will wait impatiently for the most crucial announcement: earnings season. Last week, Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY) reported a strong third quarter which led to a dividend hike of 5 per cent to 91 cents per share. This...

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