Archive for August 22nd, 2017

Posted by Martin August 22, 2017

STO 3 TECK Sep8 22.00 put

Sold a new put trade today:   STO 3 TECK Sep8 22.00 put @ 0.15   TECK @ 24.00 IV @ 36.69% EM @ +/- 1.55 DTE 17   Legend: IV (implied volatility for this trade and expiration) EM (expected move or range of the stock in this time frame) DTE (days to expiration of Continue reading →

Posted by Deborah Jin August 22, 2017

What’s Your Preference: CFDs or Options Trading?

This question has dogged novice traders for quite some time: Should you trade options or CFDs? The point of departure is to understand the difference between options trading and CFD trading. Both have inherent advantages and disadvantages, depending on your trading preferences. All of these are derivative financial instruments. A derivative trading instrument is one Continue reading →