Category: Options Trading

Stocks vs Options

Stocks vs options and which strategy is better? That all depends on your trading style and risk tolerance. Stocks allow you to buy shares of the security at the amount times number of shares purchased. Options allow you to trade the stock without having to put out the full amount of capital. You purchase an…

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Implied Volatility Formula

Do you wanna know about the implied volatility formula? If you are trading options, you should. IV is a predominant factor in an options price movement. Implied volatility shows you how the market views where volatility is heading in the future. You use this to look forward in gauging volatility. IV doesn’t forecast the direction an option…

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Put and Call Options Explained

Need put and call options explained? Naked calls are a bullish directional strategy. You buy a call when you believe that the price of the stock is going to go up. Naked puts are a bearish directional strategy. You buy a put when you believe that the price of the stock is going down. Both…

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Trading Options for a Living

Trading options for a living is possible if you’re willing to put in the effort. Traders can make anywhere from $1,000 per month up to $200,000+ per year. Many traders make more but it all depends on your trading account size. Day traders typically trade weekly options contracts that expire short term within 1-2 weeks…

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