Concepts

Of Mice and Men and Rolling Options
September 06, 2016
Concepts

Of Mice and Men and Rolling Options

Alan Grigoletto

As anyone who has every traded knows, the best laid plans often go awry. Before making any adjustments, the investor needs to dissect what went wrong. Does he or she still hold fast to their original forecast but has simply run out of time, or was the strategy selection itself incorrect? Remember that closing the position in...

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Understanding Put-Call Parity
August 29, 2016
Concepts

Understanding Put-Call Parity

Alan Grigoletto

Investors will often hear the term put-call parity without fully comprehending its meaning or how it keeps options prices in line. Put-Call Parity states that for a given underlying price with the same strike prices and the same expiry for both puts and calls, the value of a call at a given price implies a value for the put,...

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