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Option Premium Calculator: Streamlined and Easy-to-Use
OptionWeaver is a digital download that helps investors get started with selling options, including covered calls and cash-secured puts.
stocks  investing  valuation  income  options  retirement  pension 
10 weeks ago by fallond
12 Free Options Trading Courses | #1 Options Trading Education
12 Specific Options Trading Courses Designed to Get You From Beginner to Professional. All Free. Good idea to copy for Kx Training Dashboards
options  trading  education 
december 2018 by fallond
10 Great Tips for Trading Covered Calls - Stock Trading To Go
However, like all investment strategies it is possible to lose money with covered calls. There are ways to reduce your risk and stack the odds in your favor. A lot of it has to do with staying away from high risk situations, but there are also positive things you want to look for.

Here are the top 10 ways to improve your covered call investing:
trading  options 
january 2012 by fallond
Options Investigator | Strategy Screener
Handy education tool for different options strategies; gives explanation for each.
options  stock  investing  trading 
august 2011 by fallond
Binary option - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A trader who thinks that the EUR/USD strike price will close at or above 1.2500 at 3:00 p.m. can buy a call option on that outcome. A trader who thinks that the EUR/USD strike price will close at or below 1.2500 at 3:00 p.m. can buy a put option or sell the contract.

At 2:00 p.m. the EUR/USD spot price is 1.2490. the trader believes this will increase, so he buys 10 call options for EUR/USD at or above 1.2500 at 3:00 p.m. at a cost of $40 each.

The risk involved in this trade is known. The trader’s gross profit/loss follows the ‘all or nothing’ principle. He can lose all the money he invested, which in this case is $40 x 10 = $400, or make a gross profit of $100 x 10 = $1000. If the EUR/USD strike price will close at or above 1.2500 at 3:00 p.m. the trader's net profit will be the payoff at expiry minus the cost of the option: $1000 - $400 = $600.

The trader can also choose to liquidate (buy or sell to close) his position prior to expiration, at which point the option value is not guaranteed to be $100. The larger the gap between the spot price and the strike price, the value of the option decreases, as the option is less likely to expire in the money.

In this example, at 3:00 p.m. the spot has risen to 1.2505. The option has expired in the money and the gross payoff is $1000. The trader's net profit is $600.
options  trading 
july 2011 by fallond
Free Option Pricing Calculator
Well no need to tear your hair out trying to figure out the maths. This option pricing calculator will calculate your option prices using the Black-Scholes or Binominal American/European pricing methods.

This free option pricing calculator will calculate:

* Call Price
* Put Price
* Gamma
* Delta
* Theta
* Vega
* Implied Volatility
* Black-Scholes Option price
* Binomial American option price
* Binomial European option price
trading  options  tools  investing 
june 2011 by fallond
Options Basics: Introduction
The power of options lies in their versatility. They enable you to adapt or adjust your position according to any situation that arises. Options can be as speculative or as conservative as you want. This means you can do everything from protecting a position from a decline to outright betting on the movement of a market or index.

This versatility, however, does not come without its costs. Options are complex securities and can be extremely risky. This is why, when trading options, you'll see a disclaimer like the following:
options  trading 
june 2011 by fallond
Options Delta by
n layman terms, delta is that options greek which tells you how much money a stock options will rise or drop in value with a $1 rise or drop in the underlying stock, which also translates to the amount of profit you will make when the underlying stock rises. This means that the higher the delta value a stock option has, the more it will rise with every $1 rise in the underlying stock. Stock options with options delta of 0.7 will rise $0.70 with a $1 rise in the underlying stock.
options  trading 
march 2010 by fallond

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