Multiple-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) is a field of mathematics that explicitly analyzes multiple conflicting criteria in decision making. The Brutus Options Ranker uses proprietary adoption of MCDM to rank daily options trades against investors custom trading strategies.
Open Interest indicates the number of all open options contract for the particular option. This is an important measure of liquidity as it indicates the overall active participation in the position. High open interest, or high participation, in the options contract gives the trader reasonable confidence that there will be a counterparty for closing or for adjusting the position over the contract life.
Risk covering strategy to protect downside risk in long stocks by purchasing put against it. Although this does provide a portfolio hedge, performance has shown to be very poor due to the high hedging cost when buying the protective put(s).[click to read more]
It's the difference of volatility among different strike prices of options of the same underlying security. This is created most of the time in stocks by more demand and higher premium paid for puts than for calls. This is because the majority of the market is long the[click to read more]