"Call buying is driving volatility..."
The purchase of insurance against a price increase leads to an increase of [abs]|price...
Very handy reward/risk measure.
Put it into words that anyone can understand, and see if you can explain every part of your option...
Neither "edge" nor "market" is not defined -- nor even "random".... Hmmmm.
So let's declare "edge" to be a systematic advantage-producing method...
Let your use of moving averages tell you how to play.
Remain detached, "10,000' up" and all that.
Let your assessment of market sentiment tell...
And given today's announcement, let's include Milgrom and Wilson, eh!
IB's risk mitigation includes an assessment of your being able to cover options that you hold long -- so the risk of an option finishing ITM holds...
Ergonomically, a mouse is incredibly inefficient compared to doing the same tasks via keyboard entry. :thumbsdown::thumbsdown: A roll of the...
(With regrets to your brain cells,...) "Yes."
Very fun week so far.
Flatness for me right now -- I have equal excuses for rise, fall, and stay-the-course.
Still basically the rollover agenda,...
And now let's go for a call spread, two weeks out, at 3400/3415.
I bet some of you guys have wings on the trunk of your FWD cars, don't you. :rolleyes:
I don't have a dog in the hunt here, but jeeeez. :cool:
As we're french-kissing 3400, it'd be a fine time to buy a 1-week put spread. Say, 3350/3300 -- not to be greedy.
• "several" brokers in 5 years?
• low-liquidity options?
• deposit of "minimal" amount?
As a trader via IB/TWS for 14 years, I am grateful for...
My total bad: when I read the word "option" in your (well-written) response, my brain (still working through the first cup of coffee) imputed...
"Pliable tool..." Yeahhhhhhhhh.
We talkin' 'bout the same Joe Biden?
"Pliable tool..." Yeahhhhhh.
You crack me up.
Sometimes we maybe hand out "Likes" a little too glibly.
Well, this post deserves a SUPER-Like, were one created.
Just BTW and all that. :cool:
No surprise. We pay attention to the bottom line. Economics. Accounting. "Maths." That is pretty boring stuff to rabid ideologues, no matter their...
Pence "smooth"? As an Indiana resident, let me say that Pence is like polished concrete -- great if you want to slide around, but denser-than-shit...
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