We have aggressive growth plans. However, in the meantime, we believe that traders across the world should participate in U.S. Options markets as these are the largest, most liquid options trading markets in the world.
A market maker or liquidity provider is a company, or an individual, that quotes both a buy and a sell price in a financial instrument or commodity held in inventory, hoping to make a profit on the bid-offer spread, or turn. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission defines a ‘“market maker’” as a firm that stands ready to buy and sell stock on a regular and continuous basis at a publicly quoted price.
A bear call spread is where a call is sold close to the current underlying price and the risk is fixed by purchasing another call with a higher strike price. A bear put spread is where a put is purchased close to the current underlying price and lower strike put is purchased to reduce the trade cost. [click to read more]
Beta is a numerical value that defines the correlation of one asset against another asset. Options traders often beta weight their portfolio to the SPY in order to have a consistent comparison across all positions.[click to read more]
The price of the underlying stock where the options position would return neither a profit nor a loss. It's used to determine the profit range and loss range of the position and important for calculating the probability of profit..[click to read more]
It's a strategy where higher strike calls or puts are sold and lower priced calls/puts are purchased respectively, so that if the the security is to go up, the position will profit.[click to read more]
A sudden rise in prices of a security or market, due to many traders taking bullish positions, and then followed by sudden change of direction to the downside that traps the inexperienced trader in wrong side of the trade.[click to read more]