For the 5th part to our options trading series, Michael Kopera expands upon the strategy comparisons by looking at a winning trade and analyzing how it fared against trading the underlying security.
How To Trade Options – Part 4: Comparison Strategies (Loss)
Michael Kopera dives down into the trading results between using the options trading strategies weÆve previously covered and trading the underlying security in this latest installment of our options trading series.
How to Trade Options – Part 3: Basic Strategies
In part 3 of our Options Trading series, Michael Kopera lays out the fundamental trading strategies and comprehensively explores their individual traits.
How to Trade Options – Part 2: The Greeks
Join Michael Kopera in this latest installment of our options trading series as he covers the vital indicators for measuring the sensitivity of an optionÆs price – The Greeks.
Options Update: RIMM’s Earnings Report Juiced Volume
Just like with any type of trading, there are inherent risks associated when using option strategies to trade around earnings reports. And in the case of Research in Motion, here are two things to consider.
Options Update: High Call Volumes on BCRX
An extremely high volumes of calls traded hands on Biotechnology company BioCryst Pharmaceuticals earlier in the week. Inquiring minds might wonder what types of option trading setups would make sense in a situation like this. Consider these strategies.
Options Update: Call Volume Spike on AIG
The streak of positive days for AIG extended into mid-week with another outstanding performance. Understandably, traders are scrambling to get in on some of this action with March call options seeing the greatest activity.
Options Update: What’s the Best Way to Play McDonald’s After Sales Spike?
McDonald’s February comparable sales topping the consensus estimate has proven too much for options traders to resist, as both heavy put and call activities on MCD have changed hands. See what’s in store for McDonald’s today in the option pits.
Options Update: Netflix Draws Heavy Put Action
Downgraded by three brokerages midweek, Netflix fell under the scrutinizing eye of the options pit.. Either way the movie rental firm is one to watch over the next couple of days. Read why.
Are Option Players Bullish on Toyota?
Following testimony on Capitol Hill, Toyota’s stock increased on the day, which prompted option buyers to load up on the automaker’s call options. Dan Passarelli explains the action in the option pits.
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