Cut your losses and your exposure to further upside moves in a shorted stock with the collar strategy.
Don't let the fear of being late to the party keep you on the sidelines. Here's a win-win strategy for buying stocks that are on the rise.
While NFLX volatility was elevated heading into earnings, it wasn’t high enough – not even close -- to predict the stock's steep descent.
You can hedge against being too early on an options trade by cutting your allotment in half and making two trades instead of one.
A surge in implied volatility can offset the risk of selling puts against a stock's downtrend.
This options strategy isn't automatically the best in fearful markets.
It's clear that investor fear won't subside quickly.
Many investors are surprised to learn that the benefits of covered calls can be had without increasing risk by selling short or naked puts.
There are a few things you need to keep in mind when selling covered calls, including ways to keep your commission and transaction costs down.
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