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Options Essentials

A Straddle Strangle Swap on Berkshire

February 9, 2010

This post will explain what’s a Straddle Strangle Swaps option trading strategy? And also share a trade idea on how to use this strategy on Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) to make some money while learning it as well. A Straddle Strangle Swaps (SSS) is the sale of a front-month Straddle and…

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February 9, 2010

OPNewsletter Dec +5.3% (Open)

November 22, 2009

The December portfolio’s weekly update is now available at the OP Discussion forum (Member’s only section). To access the Subscriber’s Page of the forum, sign on with your own username and password by clicking here. Continue to read full post as  I shall be sharing links to good articles/ resources….

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November 22, 2009

Feb 16th is an exciting day

February 15, 2007

I mentioned in my past posts about the expiration day opportunities that can be categorized into two types i.e. Directional and Non-directional trades I am going to cover non-directional part with respect to pinning of stocks. For the beginners who are wondering what is pinning, it simply means, the tendency of…

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February 15, 2007

Option Strategy Screener

February 11, 2007

Here is the strategy screener I was referring to in my earlier post. This screener is an essential part of the OptionPundit’s Toolbox and I encourage beginners to use it to have an understanding of different option trading strategies before diving into option trading world beyond straight calls and puts….

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February 11, 2007

Option Strategy Screener, Position Simulator

February 9, 2007

Today I shall be mentioning about a basic option strategy screener and position simulator that helps understand some of the basic strategies. This is very interactive and educates one in a very easy way. The tool also has a position simulator and you can place the legs/spreads in whatever way…

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February 9, 2007

Standard Deviation : An Option Trader’s Perspective

January 23, 2007

Let’s talk about standard deviation that is a basis for some of the my income trades that I play for my personal portfolio. Let’s first understand what is a standard deviation, also referred to as “sigma”?Standard deviation is the most common measure of statistical dispersion, measuring how widely spread the values in…

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January 23, 2007

IMPLIED VOLATILITY EXPLANATION

January 13, 2007

How to use implied volatility to estimate how much a stock or index will move. When the implied volatility of an option is 35%, what does that mean? Volatility is a measure of how much a stock can move over a specific amount of time, and is defined as the…

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January 13, 2007
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