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NYSE Euronext U.S. Options Exchanges announced on November 12, 2012 that they are expanding the listing and trading of their Short Term Option Series program from a single week to five consecutive weeks.

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  • Should You Trade Weekly Options?

    Weekly options, first introduced by CBOE in October 2005, are short term options as opposed to traditional options that have a life of months or years before expiration. Originally, new series for Weekly options were listed each Thursday and expire the following Friday. 

    By SteadyOptions,

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  • The Right To Exercise An Option

    As Rookies, one of the most basic concepts we learn is that: An option gives its owner the right, but not the obligation to exercise the option at any time before the option expires. Eventually we learn that this applies only to American style options and that European options may only be exercised only when expiration arrives.

    By MarkWolfinger,

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  • Trade Iron Condors Like Never Before

    Iron Condors have gained a lot of popularity among professional money managers and retail investors. It is a market neutral strategy that allows you to profit when the underlying price moves sideways. Iron Condors usually have a limited risk and a high probability of success.

    By SteadyOptions,

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  • Maybe The Market Will Turn Around

    Every premium seller faces a situation in which it is clear that getting out of a risky situation is the best move. Sometimes we make a clean exit. At other times the position has become too large because imminent risk has increased. At those times we can return to a comfortable situation by exiting a portion of the trade.

     

    By MarkWolfinger,

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  • How NOT to Gamble on AAPL Earnings

    An options trader said on CNBC to buy OTM call spread before AAPL earnings. The headline was Here's how I plan to quickly make 317% on Apple. Nice headline and nice way to attract viewers. But was it a good way to trade earnings or was it a pure gamble? We are about to find out.

    By SteadyOptions,

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  • Should You Aim for 100% Gains?

    Options can be risky, even very risky, but they don't have to be. There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about options trading. Here is one of them: you should aim for at least 100% gain in each option trade, otherwise it is not worth the risk. Is it true?

     

    By SteadyOptions,

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  • What Is True Diversification?

    On CNBC's Mad Money, Jim Cramer has a segment called "Am I Diversified?". A caller tells Jim about five stocks in his or her portfolio and Jim has to decide if the caller's portfolio is "diversified." So for the retail investors out there, Cramer is sharing his top tips on how to manage your own portfolio.

    By SteadyOptions,

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  • Exiting An Iron Condor Trade

    One of the more difficult aspects of options trading is knowing when to take a profit. No one likes to ‘leave money on the table.’ However, I also hope that no one likes to lose thousand of dollars trying to earn another $50 to $100. There is a compromise somewhere.

    By MarkWolfinger,

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    • 391 views
  • How To Protect NFLX Shares Before Earnings

    NFLX is scheduled to report earnings on Monday July 19, 2016. I was asked the following question on one of the online forums: "What option to trade to protect NFLX shares being held thru earnings on Monday"? My answer was: "That depends what level of protection you want".

    By SteadyOptions,

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  • Climbing the Wall of Worry

    Our LC Momentum model holds stocks as its core position. Long term empirical evidence across global equity markets shows equities significantly outperform all other major asset classes since 1900[1]. Morgan Housel recently published an article about the last seventy years of US stock market returns, and how they have to regularly climb the wall of worry.

    By Jesse,

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