What are trading options?

Answer Options are a type of derivative security. Options have been standardized to allow an active, regulated market where traders and investors can use options to set up a wide variety of trading strate... Read More »

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Pairs Trading Options?

Pairs trading or market neutral trades were first used by Jesse Livermore in the 19th century as "tandem trades." In the late 1980s, quantitative research analysts at Salomon Brothers, Morgan Stanl... Read More »

Free Trading Options?

Believe it or not, there are option trading strategies that can be structured at no cost. If done properly, a trader can not only have countless profitable market positions, she can also have all h... Read More »

Options Trading in College?

Options trading involves controlling a stock for a fraction of its share price without actually owning it. The increased leverage and volatility of this investment practice allows dramatic results ... Read More »

How to Get Started Trading Options?

An option is the right to buy or sell an asset at a certain price and by a certain date. Let's say you want to buy a guitar from a friend, and they want $1000 for it. If you don't have the money to... Read More »