NEW YORK, July 8- The November U.S. presidential election is being sold by the major parties as a defining moment for the next generation of Americans. But stock and options traders, often moved to action by political headlines, are responding with a big' meh.'. Options bets on volatility around the Nov. 8 election are running lower than could be expected given how... » Read More
Merger arbitrage investors are braced for a second consecutive month of losses with a string of unexpected upsets leading to a difficult period for the hedge fund strategy, the FT reports.
Put-Call parity demonstrates the relationship between shorts, puts, calls, and bonds. The proper combination of each can yield equal payouts. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains.