Options Strategies

Premium is the price that a trader buys or sells an options contract for. It is determined by a variety of factors, including: — The intrinsic value of the option. When an option is in the money, the intrinsic value is the difference between the market price of the underlying… Read More

Investors are getting nervous about the events going on in Washington as the government shutdown drags on. While we think that the shutdown is nothing more than “political theater” and should have no long-term effect on stock prices, the U.S. government’s most recent antics have nonetheless introduced an element of… Read More

Delta is one of the options “Greeks,” a group of values that describe the individual risk factors affecting the price of an options contract. Delta measures how much an option’s price should change if the value of the underlying security changes by $1. The values of delta will range from… Read More

Income investors usually think of quarterly dividend payments as their primary objective. However, this eliminates many of the best investment options from consideration. Some companies can use the cash for growth and generate far more wealth than they could by paying a small dividend. Warren Buffett does not pay a… Read More