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10/Not Your Daddy’s
Stocks, bonds, and cash—three things you
might find in a “diversified” long-term portfolio. That’s fine if your time horizon is measured
in years. But what if your timeline is months,
weeks, or even days? Today, traders have a different set of needs, and options can help.
Our resident primate
is back to dishing tips
on trading, the markets, and living green.
08/A Quick Howdy
18/Down and Dirty with Verticals
Before buying or selling calls and puts, you
may want to check the alternatives. The vertical spread is a simple solution to many of the
problems naked options pose. But before you
put your hand in the cookie jar, understand
what you’re trading.
Ever wonder why
your SPX options
settle at a different
price than what you
31/ Where Is It?
More TOS tips from
one of our favorite
trading desk jockeys.
24/Trading in the Red Zone
There’s been a lot of hype lately about weekly
options. And for good reason: Volume is
swelling, and traders with short attention spans
are using them to speculate on very short-term
moves, or simply as a hedge. So what exactly are
weekly options, and why trade them?
30/Forex for Fun
You know times have
changed when you
can bet against a
country’s stock market with its own currency. It’s a good thing
you can do both from
one trading platform.
If you see a big word
highlighted that you
look here for the
answer to the question, “Huh?”
STOCK TRADER, MEET FOREX
Once shrouded in mystery and accessible only to
a few institutional players, the face of forex is far
friendlier—even familiar—to the small investor.
And you can trade it right from your beloved
STRATEG Y FOCUS Trading platform tips
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