How to trade Volatile Markets

Volatile Market

How to trade Volatile Markets Writing a post after a while, and coming into a crazy time. Markets are in a turmoil for sure. The VIX is at 40, and even touched a high of 52 this morning.   The crisis has developed in China, and there’s very little the US or the Feds or…

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How to play Workday after Earnings

Trading Options, Stock Trading, WDAY Earnings

How to play Workday after Earnings   Workday (WDAY) reported earnings last night. WDAY is a fast growing cloud-based application provider, and its results beat the consensus estimates on revenues and EPS.   However, the stock seems to be down 8% due to some unknown reason, maybe something was said was on the conference call.…

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SPX and SPXPM Options

SPX and SPXPM Open Interest

What are SPXPM Options You may have heard of SPX and SPXPM options. They are both Options on the S&P 500 Index. The SPX is the regular version, and the SPXPM options is a variant that expires at the close of business after Friday. Whereas the SPX Options close at the opening print on Friday. You…

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Options Trading software platforms

Options Trading software platforms

Options Trading software platforms   One of the most common questions that traders around the world have is about Options trading software and platforms.   Which platform is good ? What are the pros and cons of each ?   And which platforms (brokers) accept customers from which countries ?   When it comes to…

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Trading the SPX Index

Trading Options

Trading the SPX Index If you like trading the SPX Index, then you know there are many ways to do it. But there are ways you could be trading the SPX Index with leverage which you may not be aware of. –  The first is trading the SPX Index options itself. There is no leverage here. The SPX…

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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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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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ETFMax webinar replay available

Learn to trade Options with Hari Swaminathan from OptionTiger.com

ETFMax webinar replay available   While many consider ETFs to be boring instruments, we feel ETFs are very highly under-rated.   Etfs have many significant advantages over Stocks, and some of the more well-known advantages are instant diversification, lower Volatility and high liquidity.   But ETFs can also benefit a large group of investors who…

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Webinar on ETFMax this Sunday at 8 pm ET

Learn to trade Options with Hari Swaminathan from OptionTiger.com

Webinar on ETFMax this Sunday at 8 pm ET   OptionTiger is proud to launch its latest product ETFMax.   Trading ETFs can be a very low risk, high reward strategy. And there are particular characteristics of ETFs that make them very attractive to several types of investors.   Instant diversification, Low Volatility, No earnings…

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Launching ETFMax by March 1

Learn to trade Options with Hari Swaminathan from OptionTiger.com

Launching ETFMax by March 1   ETFs have several benefits when compared to Stocks, and in fact, for some investors, ETFs are the “ideal” instrument to trade. If you have retirement accounts, or a smaller trading account, or are in Europe or Asia with limited ability to follow US markets, ETFs give you a low…

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