How is an Option Similar to an Insurance Policy?

How is an Option Similar to an Insurance Policy?

Comparing an option to an insurance policy can many times help to simplify your learning curve when it comes to options. What is an option? “An option is a financial derivative that represents a contract sold by one party (option writer) to another party (option...
Call Options, Put Options, Standard Options and Mini-Options

Call Options, Put Options, Standard Options and Mini-Options

4 Core Concepts… Call Options, Put Options, Standard Options and Mini-Options As stated in last week's article¬† “How an Option is Similar to an Insurance Policy, ” the definition of an option is: “An option is a financial derivative that...
Round Table with Tom Nunamaker – The Reverse Harvey

Round Table with Tom Nunamaker – The Reverse Harvey

Tom Nunamaker is presenting the Reverse Harvey on the Round Table this week on Thursday at 4:30pm ET. The Reverse Harvey is a great trade adjustment technique to use as your trades are making money. The Reverse Harvey Reduces margin, sometimes by over 50% Flattens the...
A Trade I Like…

A Trade I Like…

Have you seen option gurus writing articles or doing videos about trades that they like? A typical article might mention how high or low the VIX is and present a possible trade, including strikes, credits/debits, margin, risk and perhaps even break evens. Do people...