hedging with options

Ultimate Guide to Hedging with Options

Hedging your investments is one of the best ways to systematically decrease your risk and thereby increase your risk to return ratio. But when hedging your portfolio, there are certain things you have to look out for. In this article, you will learn whether or not you should hedge your portfolio and two of the most effective approaches to hedging with options. Why Hedge A hedge is a position that was opened to offset risk. Read more

Stocks vs options

Stocks vs Options – The Ultimate Comparison

Are you considering getting into options trading? If so, you came to the right place. In this article, we’re going to look at the differences between stocks and options as well as the advantages and disadvantages of both. After reading this article, you should know which of these trading styles is right for you and how to get started. Stocks vs Options Video Breakdown Check out the following video in which I break down the Read more

Beta Weighting Explained

What is Beta Weighting & Why You Should Use It

Beta weighting is a fundamental risk management technique that is commonplace in every professional trading institution. But sadly, many retail traders shy away from it because, at first glance, it does seem complicated. My goal with this article is to change this. There is a reason why so many professional traders use beta weighting on a daily basis! After reading this article, you should be able to fully understand this reason and apply beta weighting Read more

Options Assignment

What is Options Assignment & How to Avoid It

If you are learning about options, assignment might seem like a scary topic. In this article, you will learn why it really isn’t. I will break down the entire options assignment process step by step and show you when you might be assigned, how to minimize the risk of being assigned, and what to do if you are assigned. Video Breakdown of Options Assignment Check out the following video in which I explain everything you Read more

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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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

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Step by Step Iron Condor Example Trade Walkthrough

Live trade examples are one of the best ways to learn how to trade. They really allow you to see the trading process of someone else. In this article, I will walk you through a short iron condor trade that I did recently. I hope this will give you some insight into what a good iron condor trade setup might look like. Before I start, I just want to give you a short disclaimer though. First Read more

options spreads explained

Options Spreads Explained – A Complete Guide

Every options trader should know what options spreads are and what different types of options spreads exist. If you aren’t completely familiar with options spreads, this article will definitely help you out! After reading this article, you won’t only know what an options spread is. You will also be familiarized with all the different options spreads that exist. This is very powerful because if you fully understand options spreads, you will understand ALL options strategies! So Read more

binary options review

Binary Options Review – Can You Make Money With Binary Options?

Binary options have become increasingly popular over the years. Now they are being banned in countless countries. In this binary options review, you will learn the complete truth about binary options. You will learn how they work and why they are getting banned. And don’t worry, I am not a binary option promoter, so this binary options review will be the real objective truth and not some scammy promotional post.   What are Binary Options Read more

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11 Insanely Actionable Option Trading Tips

There are countless things that an option trade should pay attention to. It can be very overwhelming to keep all the important things in mind when trading. In this article, I will give you 11 free option trading tips. Make sure to always pay attention to these aspects when you are trading options!   1. Pay attention to Implied Volatility! Implied volatility is paramount to the success of an options trader. Therefore, my first options Read more