The U.S. Court of Appeals has unanimously decided that the International Securities Exchange (ISE) did not violate the intellectual property and trademarks of Dow Jones & Company and Standard &
The large number of strike prices covered by options on Eurodollar futures makes them an excellent source of data to use in building analytical pricing models. A typical set of option prices is shown
There’s a whole lot for options traders to chose from these days, particularly in the arena of equity-linked products. When you’re looking for exposure in the market, where you turn can have a
Trading in today’s stagnant, low-volatility markets tests the nerves and patience of many traditional traders and investors. Disappointed with recent performance, these traders are seeking new
Option writing has always been a professional’s game and every so often a spike in volatility could even wipe out a so called genius trader. Now not only are there dozens of smaller commodity trading
Not too long ago, David Kalt was a software geek with a retail options account. Today he’s a geek with a booming retail options brokerage, optionsXpress, which has amassed more than 160,000 customers
Last month we outlined the theory behind the buy-write trading strategy. Buy-write, also called covered call writing, programs have experienced stratospheric growth recently and now include more than
You have questions, there are answers. Futures recently asked a number of brokers for a list of the most common questions they get from new traders, and then we got the answers, insights and
Options are among the most unique financial trading instruments available to everyday traders around the world. Options have been used for centuries in all walks of life. Aristotle wrote about buying
Investors have added more than $13 billion to buy-write strategies through the past year, so says the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). This is a sign that investors are comfortable with the