- Options for TSM Calculation
When spreading options tranches to calc FDSO, do you pull the options outstanding and their respective exercise prices or the options exercisable and their respective exercise prices? I've always pulled the options outstanding and that's how our ...
Forum topic - SHORTmyCDO - Jan 25 2015 - 2:53am - 2 comments
- Pricing Employee Stock Options
Monkeys, I am curious to see how you guys would price options in a small public company if you were at the helm. For background, this company is pretty damn small at the moment (~$20mm mkt cap), but we're growing! Today our stock is very illiquid for ...
Forum topic - StartUpDev - Jan 6 2015 - 7:26pm - 3 comments
- What happens to IB Analysts with low GPAs?
Hey guys, Been pretty happy with the BB IBD offer I've been sitting on for the past few months. And never really though seriously about what comes after the 2 year stint. Incoming analyst with a non- GS / MS / JPM BB (think CS / BAML) within a decent ...
Forum topic - Etaractic - Nov 25 2014 - 12:18am - 12 comments
- Options trading books/primers
Trying to move to a HF where the PM is big on options strategies... I know the basic payoff profiles of bear/bull spreads, but really want to get a firm grasp on how to structure trades for optimum r/r, and more big-picture strategy for employing options ...
Forum topic - Semi-Socratic - Nov 25 2014 - 11:39pm - 11 comments
- Can someone explain gas daily options vs. American options?
Title says it. I think my current boss is just making it more complicated than it really is, that or he just isn't explaining it right. What is the difference between a gas daily option and an American option? They are both based on the same ...
Forum topic - JulianRobertson - Dec 4 2014 - 3:53pm - 3 comments
- Need an answer about option trading
Hi, This is a hypothetical question. Lets say if someone has never traded options before and they start trading them whats the worst that can happen? Will they end up loosing all their money (trading capital) or end up owing thousands of dollars? Assume ...
Forum topic - go.with.the.flow - Apr 22 2014 - 10:29pm - 5 comments
- Who Else Noticed This Big Short Today (I Didn't)
Today, someone took out a huge short position on the S&P 500 on the order of about 15,450 contracts. The trade dripped into the market over the course of roughly an hour and a quarter, strike of 1995. Average fill price seemed to be around $133. More ...
Blog entry - PeteMullersKeyboard - Mar 26 2014 - 7:00pm - 4 comments
- Trading Without a Net: Why I Don't Use Stops on Options Trades
mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from September 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I've received a few messages from you guys about ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Mar 23 2013 - 7:45am - 28 comments
- Cashless Exercise
Anyone know where I can get cashless exercise on call/put equity options? Also, do you know the typical cost structure? Thanks ...
Forum topic - Bankn - Aug 21 2014 - 10:46am
- Please suggest some interesting topics about options
I need to make a presentation at the university about derivatives, I would like to talk about option, but the vanilla stuff is covered in course so I need to take something different, maybe pricing of exotics or something as i'm not very familiar with ...
Forum topic - Arti - Apr 4 2014 - 9:10am - 3 comments