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How Your Stock Options Portfolio Can Save Your Investment Returns

A stock options portfolio offers investors a variety of ways to save and make money in any type of market. Just as you insure life’s other valuables – your health, home, and car to name a few – a portfolio … Continue reading

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Futures Vs Options: Which Is Best For Your Portfolio

It is wise to educate yourself as much as you can about the benefits futures and options in your investment strategy, as these are two very different investment instruments. These strategies can prove to be very useful for investors who … Continue reading

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LEAPS Options For Long-Term Investing

If you are considering an options strategy, you may want to look into LEAPS (Long-term Equity AnticiPation Securities) if you are implementing a long-term investing strategy. While investing in options carries significant risk, owning the option for a longer time … Continue reading

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Explanation Of Expiry Of Options

In the investment world, options are derivative instruments that create a contract between buyers and sellers concerning the trading of an asset at a specified price. By purchasing the contract, you are given the right, but not the obligation, to … Continue reading

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Think You Know Where Crude Oil Is Headed? Try Oil Futures Options

Oil futures options are options contracts where the underlying asset is a crude oil futures contract. The owner of the contract has the right, but not necessarily the obligation to take a long position – a call option – or … Continue reading

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How To Read Stock Options Charts

Many stock options courses do not fully explain how to effectively read stock charts for options trading. Without the proper education in how to read stock options charts you are keeping your investments from reaching their maximum profit potential. Stock … Continue reading

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Open Interest In Options And Trading Volume

The decisions of millions of investors result in the price movements in the options market. In addition to fluctuations in price, there are many useful statistics that can tell you what the other participants in the market are up to. … Continue reading

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Hedging With Futures And Options; Your Plan To Insure Your Portfolio

The practice of hedging is one ever investor should utilize in their investment strategy. While hedging may be talked about quite a bit, that fact that it is never fully explained makes it seem as though only that most sophisticated … Continue reading

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Trading Commodities Options

An investor can make money trading commodities options in any type of market. A commodities option permits its purchaser to either buy or sell a commodity such as wheat or corn at a future date. An investor purchases a “call … Continue reading

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Online Trading Stock And Options

The internet, and the advent of the online trading of stocks and options, has opened up a new world of trading for retail investors. As the online trading business has boomed, high commissions and limited information for average investors has … Continue reading

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