Thanks to the seasonality patterns that overlie option trades, those new to the world of options are often caught off guard by how quickly options can lose their value. Learn more about the different kinds of option cycles from Dan Passarelli.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jeff Augen shares a slight twist to an options trading strategy, which nearly always generates more profit over extended periods of time. Learn the advantage of trading options on ETFs and apply it to your trading now.
Here’s an explanation of how the ratio write works to help you determine whether or not the strategy is a good match for your options trading.
Following its fourth-quarter earnings announcement, option players took notice of Lowe’s which saw a flood of options activity on both the call and the put side of the coin. Here’s a look at how traders can make money on either of these positions.
Before entering into any option strategy, especially for covered call positions, traders should understand the rules. Here Michael Thomsett explains the forward rolling strategy
Computer-maker Dell will find its way into the earnings spotlight this week as the company will let the Street know its quarterly results after the closing bell on Thursday. Here’s one potential strategy to get options traders on the right side of the trade.