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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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Not So Foreign: Unpacking the Currency Market and USX Options Strategies
June 15, 2021
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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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2 months ago
Get the facts on Bitcoin ETFs and Options
March 30, 2021
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Get the facts on Bitcoin ETFs and Options

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

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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

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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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6 months ago
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January 01, 2021
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Options Calculator

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The Options Calculator is an educational tool intended to assist investors in calculating the theoretical value and option Greeks. It automatically connects to the underlying and option price data. You can also customize your own input! Whether you are at home or on the go, with the Options Calculator, you will be able to price...

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7 months ago
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January 01, 2021
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OptionsPlay

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The Montréal Exchange is proud to offer complimentary access to OptionsPlay Canada. It is designed with easy-to-understand charts and analytics so that investors of all experience levels can leverage the benefits of options trading. This tool takes the complexity out of trading to help you find the investment that is right for...

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7 months ago
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January 01, 2021
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TMX Trading Simulator

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If you are new to the options market or even to the stock market in general, one piece of advice is to start by practising with TMX’s free stock and options simulator. You can place trades in a virtual and risk-free environment while you continue on your options learning journey! Practise on your desktop or phone, the choice...

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7 months ago
no-cover
January 01, 2021
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Covered Call Screener Tool

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You may have heard the covered call strategy many times in various places, such as trading articles, financial websites, investment webinars and even in ETFs. This is no surprise since a covered call strategy allows investors to generate additional income on the shares they are holding! Instead of going through all the option...

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