black scholes model explained

The Black Scholes Model Explained

The Black Scholes (Merton) model has revolutionized the role of options and other derivatives in the financial market. Its creators Fischer Black, (Myron Scholes) and Robert Merton have even won a Nobel Prize for it in 1997. Still today, the Black Scholes model plays a huge role in the world of derivatives and options trading. In this article, I will breakdown the Black Scholes formula, its implications about how options are priced, and much more. Read more

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Top 7 Traits of Successful Traders

In my opinion, not all profitable traders are also successful traders. You can certainly be a profitable trader without being a good, successful trader. For instance, if you always risk all your capital on every trade, you might be profitable for a while, but you certainly wouldn’t be a good trader. Enough time, however, will separate the profitable traders from the truly good and successful ones. In this article, you will learn what distinguishes a Read more

Do This for 1 Minute After Every Trade and Transform Your Trading!

Imagine you could take your trading to the next level with as little as 1 minute per trade. Wouldn’t that be awesome? If you answered yes to this question, I have good news for you. I will present to you a method to cut out all your bad trades so that you can fully focus on the best, winning trades. This method only takes about a minute per trade. Tim Grittani (Famous for turning $1500 into Read more

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7 Stock Market Stats You Should Know

Throughout the past few years, data has become increasingly important. While a few decades ago, most traders relied on their own discretion and manual analysis, today, the majority of the volume traded in public equities is being traded by algorithms. These algorithms heavily rely on data. It is very likely that data will become even more important in the future. With that being said, how can retail traders incorporate some elements of data science into Read more

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How Does a Bond Work – The Complete Guide

Bonds can be an excellent investment vehicle. Sadly, they are often misunderstood and thus many investors don’t take advantage of the potential that bonds offer. Even if you aren’t interested in actually trading bonds, it can be of great use to understand the bond market and its relation to other markets such as equities. In this article you will receive an answer to all of the following questions: What is a bond? How does a Read more

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How To Trade The News – The Truth

Some people consider news essential information for successful trading. However, other people claim that news is nothing but useless noise. So should you ever trade the news and if so, how should you do it? After reading this article, you should have a pretty good idea about the actual role of news in trading. How Important is News Really? There is no question about that news can be a good way to stay updated about Read more

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Options Adjustment Strategies

When trading, things sometimes don’t turn out to go entirely according to your plan. But what do you do if this happens? Do you sit tight and wait, close the trade or do something else? In this article, you will learn about a few options adjustment strategies that will help you deal with struggling options trades. These adjustment techniques will help you minimize your risk without eliminating the potential for profit. General Adjustment Guidelines Before Read more

The Strategy Lab

Introducing: The Strategy Lab

I have a question for you. Please try to answer it as honestly as you can: How Well Do You Understand Options Pricing And Options Strategies? To help you answer this question, I have prepared three statements. Make sure to read them and then consider to what extent you agree with them: I know more than 8 different options strategies and their basic payoff behavior. (Agree/Disagree) I know what the Greeks are and how to Read more

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The 6 Best Trading Psychology Books That Every Trader Needs to Read

Dealing with emotions and having the right mindset whilst trading can be one of the hardest parts of becoming a successful trader. Humans simply aren’t completely rational beings, especially not when hard-earned money is at risk. That’s why the main differentiator between winning and losing traders is not their strategies. It is their mindset! To acquire the mindset of a winning trader, you can read books to learn from the industry’s best. This article will Read more

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An In-Depth Guide to How Dividend Stocks Work

There are basically two major categories when it comes to investment styles. The first is investing for capital appreciation. An example of this is buying stocks or other assets hoping to profit from an increase in the asset’s price. The second investing style is investing for cash flow. One of the most popular ways to invest for cash flow is investing in dividend stocks. Dividend stocks allow you to receive payments from your stocks at Read more