Month: March 2021

Trade ideas

Today’s trade idea for option traders: Old Republic International

trade idea for option traders

Never heard about Old Republic International (ORI)? This traditional insurance company is considered as Berkshire Hathaway of the insurance industry. As a value company, you can expect from this stock steady and increasing dividends. Although the business model of ORI similar to any other insurer, this company has demonstrated the ability to compound book value and earnings over the long term. That’s why I’m happy to get a chance for an options trade on ORI. The reason for this is that if you get this stock assigned, the risk you would lose money with it in a long-term perspective is pretty low. Check it out, folks!

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Trade ideas

Today’s trade idea for option traders: The Chemours Corp (trade closed)

trade idea for option traders

After the Q4 2020 beat, Chemours jumped higher. CEO Mark Vergano: “Our COVID-19 response plan enabled Chemours to deliver robust Free Cash Flow as we prioritized cash and liquidity in a challenging demand environment. As the recovery gained momentum, we were ready to safely serve our customers and delivered fourth quarter sales performance nearly equal to pre-pandemic levels.” Good for us, the options traders. So let’s check this opportunity, folks.

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Education

Options on stocks vs. options on futures

 

 

options on futures, options on futures vs options on stocks

When I started with options trading, I began with options on futures. The reason for this was that in my very first book about options the author wrote about options on futures. And as I was new to options, it was just a coincidental beginning of mine. But later I found out that the mass of options traders are trading with options on stocks rather than with options on futures. When I noticed this, I was frankly surprised but kept trading options on futures. Meanwhile, I am trading almost only with options on stocks. But not because it’s a better trading in general but just because it’s a more suitable trading for me personally. For all you, folks, who would like to know more about trading with options on futures I wrote this article to give you a first brief overview about it. (more…)

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