June 12, 2019

Put Vs. Put Spread Risk Management

Now that the markets are experiencing higher levels of volatility, premiums on options have increased quite a bit.  Many, in fact, most retail traders cannot simply sell option premium.  So, what to do?  In the video below, I explain how a smaller trader can take advantage of this higher implied volatility and how we are able to manage this risk.

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about the author:

Scott Bauer

A respected market commentator seen on Bloomberg, Fox Business, CNBC and other major financial networks, Scott Bauer has 25 plus years of professional equity and index options experience at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and as a Vice-President/trader for Goldman Sachs. Scott graduated with Honors from the University of Illinois Business School and has taught classes both at his alma mater and at the CBOE.

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An Inside Look At Penny Stocks With Charles Moon

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Expiration Trading Can Be a Harrowing Experience

Trading expiring options can be a challenge.  There is a finality to when that bell rings at 3 pm on Friday.  It is either going to become underlying stock or it simply goes away.  It can cause a lot of anxiety for new traders (and perhaps some seasoned ones) if they do not properly assess […]

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