My New Market Indicator – The OVI Index

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If you’ve been trading what you see, you’ll have been trading bull flags recently.  
However, last night’s action was pretty severe to the downside with a 20 point drop in the l…

Trading with OptionsXpress FleXCharts

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This is a video explaining how to trade with OptionsXpress FleXCharts. 
This is where you can place your trades directly from the charts.
To open an account with OptionsXpress,…

Time Decay with Options

Theta T The characteristic of option prices to change purely as a result of the passage of time is known as time decay. Theta is a measure of how time decay affects the option premium. As such, theta …

Volatility and Options

There are seven factors that influence an option’s price:

The type of option (call or put)
The price of the underlying asset
The exercise price (or strike price) of the option
The expiration da…

Trading Options inside the Bid-Ask Spread

The Bid-Ask Spread is the amount by which the Ask exceeds the Bid. This is essentially the difference in price between the highest price that a buyer is willing to pay for an asset and the lowest pric…


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