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How to Hedge a Position with Options – Trading Blog

However, today, we’ll focus on ways to take risk off your stock positions (or transfer it to other risk). This may be a...

A Case Study in SPX Put Writing – Trading Blog

And the same is true with determining which strikes to use when selling puts. As it turns out, over a relatively long period...

Option Strikes and Expirations – What’s Next? – Trading Blog

Daily options. Imagine being able to trade an option today with expiration tomorrow. This could be a day-to-day form, not just expiration Thursday....

Lessons From Facebook Earnings Disaster – Trading Blog

FB is one of the mostly watched stock in the US stock market. Many options traders try to play earnings using FB options. There...

How to Analyze an Investment Strategy – Trading Blog

  1. Persistent. It holds across long periods of time, and across different economic regimes.  2. Pervasive. It holds across countries, regions, sectors, as well...

The ABCs of QE And QT

“The Fed’s Magic Money-Printing Machine” “Bernanke Admits to Congress: We are printing money, just not literally” “America’s reckless money-printing could put the world back...

Are Weekly Options a Form of Gambling? – Trading Blog

Options, used wisely, can and do hedge market risks. Many strategies, from the basic covered call to uncovered puts, covered strangles, collars and...

Does Option Selling Have Positive Expected Returns? – Trading Blog

This can be seen in historical market data, and from an efficient markets point of view, should be expected to persist in the...

Option Trading – Science or Gambling? – Trading Blog

Ask anyone experienced in the market who does not trade options, and you invariably will hear this belief expressed. Trading options is high-risk...

The benefits of diversification – Trading Blog

Since June of 1986, they've both carried Sharpe Ratio's of approximately 0.5. Sharpe Ratio measures excess annualized return / annualized volatility. Excess return...
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