An option is a securities contract, a “call” or a “put,” that gives you the right to buy (call) or sell (put) the underlying equity, index, or ETF.
By Bryan Perry
This conservative options strategy generates a steady flow of cash in stocks you want to hold.
By Ron Ianieri
With August options coming off the board Friday, it's a good time to review how to extend profits or reduce losses.
When it comes to the VIX, nothing trades quite like you think it should.
With all the new ways to trade volatility, we're going to give you a primer on some VIX products.
Demand for crude oil, metals and other materials is increasing, so now is the perfect time to learn how to trade commodity futures.
Four rules every options trader should follow.
When you purchase options contract, the price quoted will be per share and not per contract. Here's a simple calculation to determine options contract price.
There are many fairly complex options trading strategies. Here's a listing of options trading strategies for novice and seasoned options traders.
By understanding options risk, you can become a better and more profitable options trader. While big returns are achievable savvy traders understand the risk.
The price of an option is influenced by the stock price, time left until the option expires, and the volatility of the stock. Learn how to price options.