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Know Your Options: Archive

David Borun

What Can Options Trading Tell Us About a Potential Short Squeeze on the Horizon in Tesla?

Options open interest, put/call ratio and implied volatility hint at a possibility of a violent rally

TSLA CBOE AAPL

David Borun

Futures and Options Prices and Call/Put Parity

Understanding how options can replicate a futures position

David Borun

What Do Implied Option Volatilities Have to Do With Actual Volatility?

Why the Current Environment Favors Selling Covered Calls

CBOE

David Borun

An Options Strategy for Sideways Markets and High Volatility

How a trader can profit when the market doesn't seem to be going anywhere, but expectations for volatility are high.

CBOE

David Borun

Selling Puts to Become an Investor

You can use increases in implied option volatility to increase the profit on your trades

LRCX

Kevin Matras

5 Careful Ways to Win with Options

More people are including options in their investments but only a few know how to win steadily.

Kevin Matras

Ratio Back Call Spreads for Big Moves

Kevin Matras goes over a seldom talked about options strategy called Ratio Back Call Spreads. Learn how it works and how you might be able to use them.

Kevin Matras

How To Determine the Correct Position Size

Determining the right position size is critical for successful investing.

Kevin Matras

Option Premiums are Made of Only These Two Things

Kevin Matras talks about intrinsic value and time value, and what you need to know before placing your next options trade.

Kevin Matras

Options Strategies and the Zacks Rank

The best way to use the Zacks Rank with Options is to know what style your stock falls into and which strategy best suits that style.

Kevin Matras

Straddles and Strangles for Earnings Season

A straddle is used when you're not sure which way the market will go, but believe something big will happen in either direction.

Kevin Matras

Ratio Back Call Spreads for Big Moves

Kevin Matras goes over a seldom talked about options strategy called Ratio Back Call Spreads. Learn how it works and how you might be able to use them.

Kevin Matras

5 Careful Ways to Win with Options

More people are including options in their investments but only a few know how to win steadily.

Kevin Matras

How To Determine the Correct Position Size

Determining the right position size is critical for successful investing.

SPY

Kevin Matras

3 Foolproof Solutions for Options Mistakes

Kevin Matras goes over three common mistakes of options traders and their foolproof solutions.

SPY

Kevin Matras

Investing in the Road Less Traveled

Why options are my favorite way to trade and why you need them in your portfolio now more than ever.

SPY

Kevin Matras

Ratio Back Call Spreads for Big Moves

Kevin Matras goes over a seldom talked about options strategy called Ratio Back Call Spreads. Learn how it works and how you might be able to use them.

SPY

Kevin Matras

Options Strategies and the Zacks Rank

The best way to use the Zacks Rank with Options is to know what style your stock falls into and which strategy best suits that style.

SPY

Kevin Matras

Winning With Option Volatility

Kevin Matras talks about volatility and how to use it to your advantage through options.

SPY

Kevin Matras

5 Careful Ways to Win with Options

More people are including options in their investments but only a few know how to win steadily.

SPY

Kevin Matras

Straddles and Strangles for Earnings Season

A straddle is used when you're not sure which way the market will go, but believe something big will happen in either direction.

SPY

Kevin Matras

How To Determine the Correct Position Size

Determining the right position size is critical for successful investing.

SPY

Kevin Matras

3 Foolproof Solutions for Options Mistakes

Kevin Matras goes over three common mistakes of options traders and their foolproof solutions.

SPY

Kevin Matras

Investing in the Road Less Traveled

Why options are my favorite way to trade and why you need them in your portfolio now more than ever.

SPY

Kevin Matras

Options Strategies and the Zacks Rank

The best way to use the Zacks Rank with Options is to know what style your stock falls into and which strategy best suits that style.

SPY