Unlike other securities, options feature a collection of unique functionalities. An options contract provides the trader the opportunity to open leveraged bullish or bearish positions in a variety of markets. If done correctly, buying and selling options contracts can be lucrative, producing consistently positive returns. However, before diving into the market with both feet, you… Read more.
From active speculation to risk management, traders take advantage of the unique flexibility of options on a routine basis. However, in contrast to standardized futures products, trading options requires a bit more expertise. Let’s examine the mechanics of buying and selling options contracts.
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Tip 1: Have a Disciplined Plan Writing options should not be treated any different than any other type of investment. You must plan your trade and trade your plan. That being said, you must determine the profit and risk parameters around each trade. In the case of writing options, your maximum profit is the premium… Read more.