Category: Options

Option Strategies for the Dollar Index

The dollar index is a foreign exchange investment product that follows the direction of the US dollar against a basket of currencies. Investors, who are interested in speculating in the currency markets, can use the dollar index as a benchmark index in a way that is similar to trading the Dow Jones Industrial average if…

The potentially grey and obscure world of complex financial instruments is often put aside for the purposes of maintaining both conversation and consciousness over dinner. The world of swaps was firmly placed in this category of protracted and almost irrelevant financial drudgery until one of the most influential speculators of all time labelled them as…

Risk Management In The New Economy

With global markets trending lower, Friday morning saw US stocks struggling to find direction as investors bought up beaten-down sectors in the aftermath of yesterday’s massive sell-off. Investors continue to remain cautious however,  as the fear remains that we may be on the verge of a global economic slowdown. A rise in the US dollar…

As you may already know, Options have a unique, non dollar for dollar pricing structure, they offer the best risk / reward ratio for investing and short term trading alike. Stock Option trading is all about taking that unique pricing structure into account and planning an investment strategy with it. Stock Options offer high leverage,…