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TastyWorks Review

TastyWorks Review: TastyWorks is one of the premier brokers for options trading. The founder is Tom Sosnoff, who created TD Ameritrade’s ThinkorSwim platform. So, he knows what he’s doing when it comes to creating trading platforms. Their desktop platform is geared towards advanced traders. You get lightning-speed quotes, fast delivery speeds on orders, advanced support,…

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How to Day Trade Options Strangles

Do you know how to day trade options strangles? Option strangles are a great way to break into day trading options. Are you getting really good at day trading penny stocks but you find yourself wanting to day trade large caps and ETFs? I have been there too but my working capital was a bit…

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What are options sweeps? The trading world is continually evolving and upgrading itself. The world of options alone has diversified immensely, and numerous different techniques and tools are coming out daily. One such occurrence in the market that traders pay attention to is is options sweeps. These types of options trades are ones which allow…

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What Are LEAPS Options

What are LEAPS Options? LEAPS stands for Long-term Equity Anticipation Securities.  LEAPS are options with contracts that are over one year in length but generally have up to three years until their maturity date, from their date of issue.  They don’t differ from shorter-term options other than their length of time until their maturity.  LEAPS…

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What Happens to Options When a Stock Splits

What happens to options when a stock splits? After a company sees a significant increase in its stock price, some will consider a stock split to keep the per-share price at a range where more buyers will have the ability to buy shares.  Some trading platforms still provide access to nearly any company with fractional…

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Unusual Option Activity

Do you know what it means when a stock has unusual options activity? Open interest shows the amount of open options contracts. When you see an usually large amount of open interest with particular strike prices this might mean a potential big move is about to happen in the stock because this is where big…

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Options Collar Strategy

What is an options collar strategy? Have you considered hedging a long term investment through impending volatility? Weather you are investing  in a position for dividends or growth you’ll eventually come to discover a need for a hedge strategy. Enter the options collar strategy. Options are a great way to make money trading large cap…

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Options Trading for Dummies Part 1

Trading options is a great way to grow a small account, but its also a great way to blow up a trading account if you don’t know what you’re doing. As a result, we talk options trading for dummies. In this post, I’ll answer all the questions that the typical “options trading dummy” asks –…

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