Options Expiration: 6 Crucial Points to Note

Many think “options trading” is a simple game- similar to playing a lottery. You either win or lose. Well, this is a sure path to losing your entire investment account. Aptly understanding the rudiments of how options trading works can be the difference between a successful and an unfortunate investor….

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How the Recent Market Pullback is a Blessing in Disguise

Recently, Dow Jones Industrial Average reduced by 5.3%. Prior to this fall, the stock was enjoying a continuous rise of more than 60% and it seemed as though there was no end in sight. Unfortunately, there was more in stock (no pun intended). The next Monday, due to selloff, the…

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Why Options Trading is not Gambling

  Assuming you purchase a property for $5000 with the hopes of selling it for $25,000 after some years, you’ll call this a good investment, right? Unfortunately, an earthquake happens just when the price peaks, the house you bought is now valued at $500 (relax, it is just an assumption)….

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Is Option Trading a Zero-Sum Game?

A few years ago, the options trading market was considered “convoluted, esoteric, and ineffable”. The words used to describe it were even more complicated than the concept itself. The media claimed that options trading was reserved to a covert group of “sophisticated professional investors”. However, in recent times, the rumor…

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Understanding Options Greeks – Myths and Realities

If you are an options trader, you may better know that prediction regarding the price of options in a continuously changing market is somehow a tough row to hoe. Many of us must have heard the term “Options Greeks” like Delta, Gamma, Theta, Vega, and Rho. But wait! There may…

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Intel Stock Breakout Anticipated

  Currently, the semiconductor market is experiencing a boom which financial experts attribute to the buzz created recently. The recent consolidation which saw Microchip Inc. (MCHP) purchasing Microsemi Corp. (MSCC) in a mutually beneficial deal attests to this fact. With 4.2% boost in one day alone, Intel Corporation is enjoying…

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New Headphones Expected to Cripple FAANG Stock

  Five technology giants; Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Alphabet, trading as FAANG, might see a decrease in the value of their stock with the emergence of a new type of headphone. Guess what? Apple Incorporation is the company planning this upset!!! This is not the first music-focused coup to…

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The 6 Step Entry Checklist – A Winning Options Trading Plan

Humans are creatures of habits. All options traders make mistakes at some point but the sad part is that most of these mistakes can easily be avoided. Here, we will shed some light on the top 6 things, all traders should check when they are about to go into this…

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Exploiting the Market Volatility with Options Trading- How and Why it Works

If you are an ardent newsreader, you would’ve seen several posts on how options trading are dangerous and why you should never try it. However, a careful inquiry will tell you otherwise. Only financial traders and Wall Street merchants spread this malicious news! They know that if you become an…

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Don't Sell When This Happens

Don’t Sell When This Happens

You certainly have seen/heard/experienced some of the extreme volatility during February. As expected, investors are becoming increasingly skeptical of the direction of the market. Many market vets are now questioning their decision to hold off on the sale of their stocks. The simple answer is DO NOT! There’s no cause…

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Roku Inc. Options Traders Bet Stock Will Rise 15%

Roku is simply a device that gives users the chance to access content without the first-mover advantage and experts are of the view that it’s not to be worth a $5 billion valuation. Since the market has fallen in love with Roku’s metrics, its shares have increased by nearly 165%…

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PayPal Saw a Fall of 15% on Loss of it’s Biggest Customer

The story of eBay and PayPal’s romance, breakup, and eventual divorce is not of love, hate, or bitterness. It is simply business and in business, we only care about profit and loss. Unfortunately, this tale has no happy ending, at least not yet. As it stands, PayPal is the biggest…

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