With recent market activity reminding traders that prices can go down as well as up, we’re suddenly starting to hear more about volatility again. Today we’ll discuss the different types of volatility related to stocks and ETFs. The first type of volatility is Historical Volatility, or HV, which may also be referred to as Realized… [Read More]
TradingMarkets contributor Jeff Augen concludes his discussion on implied volatility and offer some trading strategies for traders looking to take advantage of these high volatility levels.
Understanding volatility is a very critical part of options trading. In part 1 of this series, TradingMarkets contributor Jeff Augen gives option traders a lesson in implied volatility.
What does volatility mean to us as options traders? Plenty, since it measures risk and investor sentiment. Options trader Ken Trester examines why volatility is an important factor to consider before making an options play.