When it comes to trading stock options, traders defer to the Greek language to address risk. Are you familiar with “option Greeks?” In this article, we’ll teach you about the four Greek risk measures of equities options: delta, gamma, theta, and vega. 1. Delta Delta is the rate of change of a stock option’s price… Read more.
Hedging Risk in Futures
The first, most obvious way to reduce risk in your long strategies is by reducing the number of dollars that stand between your entry price and $0. Take, for example, last week’s crash in metals.
Using Futures and Options to Protect Your Portfolio from Systematic Risk
Systematic risk is a term used to describe the probability of a broad-based market meltdown occurring. Although comprehensive market crashes are rare, traders and investors remain vigilant in limiting exposure to such events. This goal can be accomplished in a variety of ways, with the execution of futures and options hedging strategies being near the… Read more.