October –  Educational Events
September 11, 2018
Concepts

October – Educational Events

October 6th 2018: Tournée éducative Desjardins Courtage en ligne 2018 Time: 9am to 12pm Where: Hôtel Gouverneur, Trois-Rivières More information here.   October 10th 2018: Options Meetup Time: 6:30pm Where: Montréal Exchange More information here.   October 11th 2018: Les stratégies d’options dans un...

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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
Concepts

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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Options Brief – Week of August 7th
August 08, 2017
Stock Options

Options Brief – Week of August 7th

The Canadian marijuana market is preparing for a major development: the legalization of recreational use of cannabis. While some may think that legalization will boost the Canadian economy, others believe that marijuana stocks are simply overhyped.   One of the largest Canadian marijuana stocks company, Canopy Growth...

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Options Brief- Week of July 31st
August 01, 2017
Index Options

Options Brief- Week of July 31st

The rallying markets have led to a large pool of investors accumulating unrealized gains on their portfolio. One may believe that now is a good time to cash in a profit, but investors may wish to hold on to their stocks just a little longer if they are receiving a healthy dividend payment from these holdings or wish to avoid...

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Options Brief- Week of July 24
July 26, 2017
Concepts

Options Brief- Week of July 24

Behind every transaction, there is intention, a belief. Investors typically select options strategies with a clear objective in mind based on a predetermined outlook. One of the most popular strategies is the covered call strategy. We have discussed the covered call in depth in previous posts, but here is a quick summary. The...

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Options Brief- Week of July 17
July 18, 2017
Currency Options

Options Brief- Week of July 17

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you heard that the Bank of Canada (BoC) raised interest rates for the first time in 7 years last week. The overnight rate target was adjusted to 0.75 percent, an increase of 0.25 percent (from 0.5 percent). Citing the statement release from the BoC, «recent data have bolstered the...

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Options Brief – Week of July 10th
July 10, 2017
Bullish Outlook

Options Brief – Week of July 10th

The airline industry had its share of bad press last week mainly due to the Sunwing incident, but Air Canada still managed to outperform. On Friday, July 7th, its shares price surged to 19.06$, its highest price in the last ten years following a very optimistic Q2 outlook. In the world of options, it represented a great...

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Selecting options expiration dates : Thêta
January 24, 2017
Concepts

Selecting options expiration dates : Thêta

Before selecting an expiration date on an option contract, it is important to review some basic concepts of option trading. Options are perishable Absolutely! Remember that the premium of an option is defined as a tangible value, determined by the relationship between the strike price and the price of the underlying stock (also...

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