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Here's a quick way to understand the VIX" The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S... 2 years 6 months
6 Steps to Developing a KILLER InstinctAs 2012 has flown by and we eagerly await the "apocalypse", I've decided to spend some time evaluating this past year and also reading books that provide fresh perspectives. In November, I wrote in my post 7 Steps to Enduring Any Setback about some rather unique principles I learned from a book... 2 years 7 months
What Everybody Ought To Know About Options III Over the past 3 weeks, we have covered option basics including pricing and payoffs. We've also covered Option greeks going deeper into Delta and Gamma last week. This week, let's take a look at the rest of the greeks : Theta, Rho and Vega. Theta is the decay of the option premium every day... 2 years 7 months
What Everybody Ought to Know about Options II Last week we learned about the basics of Options. We've looked at the put call parity, moneyness of an option and calculated some simple profit and loss examples. This week we'll take a look at option greeks and see how they're used to measure market risk variables. For this post, we'll delve... 2 years 7 months
What Everybody Ought To Know About Trading OptionsCurious about Options? Wondering if the Greeks are the people fighting about austerity packages or that frat which always had hot girls at their parties? . What if your interviewer asked you what it means to Long a put or write a call? Let's take a look at the fundamental basics of options that you... 2 years 8 months
7 Steps to Enduring any Setback Are you stuck in a rut? No offers? Finals around the corner? Getting chubby? Horrible Bonus? Our lives tend to emulate the peaks and troughs of the markets often seeming like it's never going to bottom out. So what do you do when you don't know what to do? When hope is but a distant memory? At a... 2 years 8 months
BO to FO: 3 Things That All Interns Should Know As everyone gears up for Summer Analyst recruiting, I’m pretty sure many of you have formulated various strategies and back up plans. What will you do if you don’t get that coveted Sales and Trading Internship? Would you accept an operations offer? Would you try moving to the front office?... 2 years 8 months
So you think you’re pretty hot?Mod Note (Andy): I'm pleased to introduce LaFemmeFinancer; the newest addition to our contributing author team. LFF is "typically involved with large sums of money, often mistaken for a pastry, has bigger testicles than most cockerel’s and could possibly bring disaster to any man who becomes... 2 years 9 months

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SirTradesaLot: ReginaldAureum: Are you allowed...[quote=SirTradesaLot][quote=ReginaldAureum]Are you allowed, as a HF analyst, to post information about options pricing? I think that might be against compliance and FINRA...[/quote] Of all the times for me to be out of monkey shit...[/quote] What seems to be the problem "sirtradesalot?" 2 years 7 months
dest149: LaFemmeFinanciere: dest149: Can you...[quote=dest149][quote=LaFemmeFinancière][quote=dest149]Can you explain the last part of the parity? I understand everything else no problem, but I don't understand the part where the parity has to be worth $5 to us. Can you go a little more in depth here?[/quote] Sure, Let's take a look at... 2 years 8 months
rockstarlive: LaFemmeFinanciere: rockstarlive...[quote=rockstarlive][quote=LaFemmeFinancière][quote=rockstarlive]What are the answers though?[/quote] you are correct[/quote] Awesome! Can we cover option strategies or Black-Scholes next?[/quote] Sure, after we do the Greeks though. 2 years 8 months
rockstarlive: What are the answers though? you...[quote=rockstarlive]What are the answers though?[/quote] you are correct 2 years 8 months
This is very helpful, so a Rabbi is a type of...This is very helpful, so a Rabbi is a type of Mentor in this case. Can you give an example of your own Rabbi's impact in your career growth? 2 years 8 months
Mr.Saxman: Love this! I am considering to start...[quote=Mr.Saxman]Love this! I am considering to start trading options (never traded anything before) starting next month. Definitely will follow your series[/quote] Did you do the homework qtns? 2 years 8 months
redrut: Am an options market maker - if you are...[quote=redrut]Am an options market maker - if you are a retail investor or a sole investore, DONT trade options, you haven't got the pockets to make the strategies work. Furthermore, aside from german equities and a few index options, bid offer spreads are too wide[/quote] What advice do... 2 years 8 months
gammaovertheta: Mr.Saxman: Love this! I am...[quote=gammaovertheta][quote=Mr.Saxman]Love this! I am considering to start trading options (never traded anything before) starting next month. Definitely will follow your series[/quote] Read Natenberg before you make that decision - don't base it off an abbreviated and oversimplified series like... 2 years 8 months
dest149: Can you explain the last part of the...[quote=dest149]Can you explain the last part of the parity? I understand everything else no problem, but I don't understand the part where the parity has to be worth $5 to us. Can you go a little more in depth here?[/quote] Sure, Let's take a look at the current stock price as seen above in the... 2 years 8 months
Very nice work PaulyDreamer! I'm curious as to...Very nice work PaulyDreamer! I'm curious as to which part of the book exactly sparked your weight loss? 2 years 8 months