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  • Vertical Spread Strategy Explained

    Vertical Spread Strategy Explained

    Vertical Spreads Strategies are one of the most versatile form of option trading strategies. Some of you by now have become really good at Options Trading using Vertical Spreads for Income. But if you’re still struggling to nail Vertical Spread strategy, or if you’re just getting started in options trading world, this comprehensive article is most definitely…

  • Trading FOMC Event Via Bearish Butterfly Spread

    Trading FOMC Event Via Bearish Butterfly Spread

    Arguably, the most important day of the year for the stock markets is right here. In about an hr, FOMC decision on interest rates will be announced. Almost everyone is expecting a 25bps rise! Whatever the FOMC decision maybe, there is a speculative Option trade opportunity on either side. Though, I am bearish, the similar strategy can…

  • What is Options Trading? Top 10 Things You Must Know Before Trading Options

    What is Options Trading? Top 10 Things You Must Know Before Trading Options

    Options Trading can be extremely rewarding. However, it is also a fact that majority of Options traders struggle to make money consistently. Before you begin to trade options, it is crucial to understand basic nature of options and how Options are different from other trading instruments e.g. stocks or forex. Here is simple, straight forward…

  • Don’t Trade Options If…

    Don’t Trade Options If…

    Don’t trade options! Yeah, you are reading it right. We at OptionPundit, a premium Option focused website, are telling you not to trade options!! In fact don’t trade stocks, forex or commodities also if you can’t put your heart-n-soul into it to understand how it works and what does it take to succeed in that business.…

  • Who Will Ring the Bell?

    Who Will Ring the Bell?

    “Buy America. I am” said Mr Warren Buffett on Oct 16,2 008. He announced to the whole world that he was buying american stocks, and those who listened to him, probably made a great fortune. So will Mr. Buffect announce “Sell America. I am”? I have great admiration for Mr Buffett. However, I don’t think…

  • Will US Dollar Continue To Strengthen?

    The US dollar index rose quickly over the past few trading days. Other major currencies like the EURO, Pound, Aussie etc weakened against the dollar and I am tempted to short them. However I am hesitant to do so as I noticed that the dollar index is approaching a resistance zone (see the red box…

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