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What Are Options Spreads?

Thu Jul 22, 2021, 02:51 pm | by Dan Schmidt | No comments

The term ‘spread’ can have several different meanings depending on where it is used in the financial industry. A spread is often used to refer to the difference in bid and ask prices on an individual security. If the ask[…..]

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Trading Basics: Put vs. Call Options

Mon Nov 30, 2020, 07:25 pm | by Ashley Hart | No comments

If you’re interested in trading, then you’ll probably want to get familiar with put vs. call options. Getting involved with options trading can give you more flexibility and help you get involved with more complex trading strategies. Before we begin,[…..]

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Beginner’s Guide to Options

Thu Oct 8, 2020, 06:27 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Options are something traders and investors can use to give themselves…options. It’s all in the name, but what are they really? This blog will break down the basics of options and how they can be used. What Are Options?  Options are[…..]

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How to Find Options in Benzinga Pro

Thu Aug 13, 2020, 01:23 pm | by Delaney | No comments

You don’t need to be an options trader to find options data useful. Many traders don’t use options but do utilize the information in order to inform their trading decisions. Paying attention to unusual option alerts can give you an[…..]

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How to Find Unusual Options Activity

Thu May 7, 2020, 03:49 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Unusual Options Activity is popular data some traders like to use when informing their trading decision. While there are lots of regular options trading that happens everyday, unusual options activity is when abnormally large options trades are made, usually as[…..]

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How to Understand Option Alerts

Tue Dec 17, 2019, 07:58 pm | by Delaney | No comments

Options are notoriously known for being intimidating to traders—but they don’t have to be. Before trading options, a good way to get a grasp on them is to start by understanding option alerts.  However, you don’t even need to trade[…..]