- 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 - 11:29pm - 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 - EvanM - Mar 26 2014 - 8:00pm - 4 comments
- 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 - 10:10am - 3 comments
- Good free data source for historical prices of options on futures?
Plenty of resources for futures and equity options, but I'm having trouble finding a quality and free source for historical prices of options on futures. Who's got 'em? Bloomberg quote code format also appreciated, though not as immediately ...
Forum topic - CEP - Apr 29 2014 - 2:39am
- Recommended blogs for trading?
Hi traders What blogs do you recommended about trading / stock/ options? Especially those provided the market analysis and forecast ...
Forum topic - saintbiz - Oct 15 2013 - 11:02pm - 3 comments
- Part II: So You Want To Be A Derivatives Trader?
If you enjoyed last week’s post then...here’s Part II! Straight from the Banking Blog about a 20-something derivatives trader who worked for a MM firm in a small European country and as a quant for a major London institution. I've formatted it into a ...
Blog entry - GMngmt - Jun 16 2013 - 3:45pm - 3 comments
- Trailing Limit on Options...
Been mostly using TD for my options trading and had good success thus far. Anyone know if trailing stops (prefer % below recent high) are generally able to be used w/basic "Sell to Close" on puts? TD isn't allowing me to use trailing ...
Forum topic - Bullet-Tooth Tony - Nov 5 2013 - 11:07pm
- 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 - 8:45am - 28 comments
- Apps- Best of work
What do you consider the best apps, relevant to your work interests? Right now, I mostly just use the regulars (WSJ, Bloomberg, Economist, NYT). What else do you all use? ...
Forum topic - ELbric - Jul 26 2013 - 4:58pm - 3 comments
- Call option question
Quick question: Person A buys Qty 10 June 15 Calls for Stock X @ $15 for $100 Stock X closes at $13 on June 15. Question: Person A looses $100 or does he have to pay (15-13)*1000? ...
Forum topic - go.with.the.flow - Jun 7 2013 - 5:23pm - 7 comments