Options, by definition, are a wasting asset. Many first-time option investors learn this fact the hard way by watching their option contracts expire worthless.
This article was originally written by Jeff Coglianese on September 02, 2005. With the majority of options expiring worthless, many traders are interested in selling options. Options are a wasting asset. With no change in any of the underlying assumptions, an option will lose part of its value everyday until the option expires worthless. Time… Read more.
This is a revised version of an article that originally appeared in FutureSource’s Fast Break Newsletter on September 24, 2004. Have you purchased an option position in the past, and had the market move in your favor, only to ultimately lose money on the trade? Read this article and you might get some answers about… Read more.
After a strongly positive day of trading in global equity markets, crude oil broke a seven-day losing streak as some signals pointed towards recovery in the U.S. economy. Retail sales were one of the primary drivers of positive sentiment on Wednesday, as the International Council of Shopping Centers said that sales hit their best rates… Read more.