Are Stock Buybacks a good sign

Stock buybacks

Stock Buybacks – Good or Bad Over the last few years, we’ve heard a lot about stock buybacks, and in fact, stock buybacks are at historically high levels. Many US companies, holding large amounts of cash are putting it to use by buying back their own stock. But what exactly does Stock buybacks tell us, and are they…

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Blockbuster NFLX Earnings Trade

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Blockbuster NFLX Earnings Trade   Netflix (NFLX) reported blockbuster results last night. Topline revenues increased, and almost 5 million global subscribers were added last quarter. It fell a bit short on the EPS number, due to foreign exchange hit from overseas revenues due to the strong dollar. Nevertheless this is a massive report.   In…

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What are the Option Greeks

Option Greeks explained

Option Greeks explained If you’re somewhat new to Options, you must have heard about the Option Greeks. In fact, a common rookie mistake with Options traders is that they ignore the Greeks. In this post, hopefully, I can convey the importance of Option Greeks explained in simple terms. This is easily one of the biggest mistakes a newbie…

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Why and when Technical analysis matters

Technical analysis matters

You’ve probably asked yourself about the importance of Technical analysis and Volume analysis. There are people who swear by Technical analysis – they’ll take the trade only if a certain pattern is playing out. And there are others who never look at charts or rarely look at them. So who’s correct ? The answer lies in between. Any trader…

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Conditional Orders explained

Conditional Orders explained in simple terms In this post, Conditional Orders explained in simple terms can be a great tool for Options traders. In fact, I’d go a bit further and say that every Options trader must master them. Especially if you can’t monitor your position, and are concerned about a move that may hurt the position.…

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Volume analysis can be powerful

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Volume analysis is very under-rated Volume analysis is often an under-rated indicator. If Volume is normal, it really doesn’t say much. But when you see something out of the ordinary, like very high on a given day, you must conclude that Smart Money is active. And the trick is to judge whether that high Volume was…

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Options Trading Ebook Free download

Options Trading Ebook Free download

Options Trading Ebook Free download   If you’re just starting out with Options, or somewhat new to trading Options, you know that many mistakes occur. In fact, the biggest issue with Options trading is that there is a steep learning curve, and the fact that “you don’t know what you don’t know”..Mistakes are expensive, and although you…

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Stocks versus Options costs

Comparing Stocks versus Options Many traders and investors may not fully understand the capital benefits when you compare Stocks versus Options. If you’re new to Options, one of the first features you should understand is that Options can be very cost-effective to implement your outlook for a stock. In this example, let’s look at a…

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Option spreads explained

Option spreads explained Option spreads goes to the heart of Options trading. Once you’ve mastered Option spreads, you’re now in a position to maximize your return opportunities from Options trading. In this video below, you’ll find the basics of Option Spreads explained in simple terms. Bear in mind, this post and video is only a…

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SPX and VIX Options extended hours coming

SPX and VIX Options

SPX and VIX Options extended hours by CBOE   Great news for investors from Europe, Asia and other parts of the world.   CBOE announced extended hours trading time for SPX and VIX Options. These Options start trading from 2 am Eastern US time. Check image below for details.   More details will be available…

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