Options & Derivatives
Supercharge your portfolio by mastering complex derivative products like future chains and protective puts.
While I typically recommend using shorter-term options with a covered call strategy during turbulent market environments, this is what you should do.
Many companies entice new employees -- and current ones -- with these offers. Here's what you need to know...
There's one huge difference between American options and European options. If you don't know before you buy, you could pay the price...
The upside is huge, but there's danger as well. Here's what you need to know...
Warren Buffett may not be a fan of derivatives, but for savvy investors, there is a time and a place where they can play a valuable role as a hedge against risk.
Selecting the option expiration month is an important part of any option strategy because it can affect your trade's success or failure.
Since 2009, brokers have been using a new symbology to relay information about options. This guide will walk you through the new method so you can be up-to-date next time you want to buy or sell options.
You probably already own insurance on some of your most valuable assets -- your home and your car. So why not protect your stocks, too? Read on to learn about an option strategy that enables you to do so.
If you are a buy-and-hold investor, consider writing covered calls to supplement your income while waiting for your portfolio's value to bounce back.
After May's market downturn, many investors are worried about a long, unprofitable summer. With this simple strategy, they can get paid while they wait for their solid investments to rebound.