An Introduction to Option Greeks

If you've ever been flummoxed by a call option that didn't move, despite a spike in the stock, learn what may have been behind it.

   

Options pricing is probably one of these most complex relationships for traders, as many people find that just because a stock’s price goes up, a call option doesn’t necessarily increase in value. The converse is true: Just because a stock’s price goes down, a put option might not gain value.

We frequently get asked, “What are options Greeks?”

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Options Greeks are factors that affect options pricing that traders must at least be aware of. In this video, Wade Hansen reviews the five major Greeks you need to know.

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InvestorPlace advisors John Jagerson and S. Wade Hansen are co-founders of LearningMarkets.com, as well as the co-editors of SlingShot Trader, a trading service designed to help you make options profits by trading the news.  Get in on the next trade and get 1 free month today by clicking here.

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