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For many sophisticated investors, trading options is a routine practice that can be hugely profitable, but retail investors can also transact options contracts on the open market.
Pessimistic about the future of a company’s stock and not sure what to do about it? One strategy employed by many investors is stock shorting, a tool that allows them to make money when a stock goes down.
Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains put options, which are contracts you purchase if you think a stock will go down in the near future.
Want to succeed at trading options? You need to understand exactly how these contracts work. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains call options: contracts you purchase if you think a stock will go up in the near future.
Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities with a trade on speculation, Dell is acquiring Brocade.
Jack Bouroudjian, Index Futures Group, and John Roque, WJB Capital Group, discuss whether it's time to invest in the markets as stock prices decline.
Insight on a future commodity play on corn and cattle prices, with Tres Knippa, Lotusbrokerage.com.
Options in social networking company LinkedIn will be listed on U.S. exchanges, starting today, with Will Duff Gordon, Data Explorers.
A preview of options trading on LindedIn, which is expected to begin tomorrow, with Jon Najarian, OptionMonster.com.
Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities with option strategies on the U.S. dollar and General Motors.
Technical analysis of today's market activity and where stocks are headed, with Rachel Carroll, Russell Investments and Todd Salamone, Schaeffer's Investment Research.
Scott Nations, NationsShares CIO with a play on the tech sector.
John Kilduff, Again Capital with details on what's fueling higher oil prices today.
The "Fast Money" traders forecast market direction with the put/call ratio.
Strategies for a long-term investor or short-term trader, with Dan Neiman, Neiman Large Cap Value Fund and Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services.
Simon Hobbs and the Fast Money traders weigh in on the U.S. dollar, Treasuries, commodities and which trades you should put down today.
From the options market, trader JJ Kinahan explains.
The Fast Money traders weigh in on unusual options activity in Intel stock.
Weighing in on Yahoo's latest setback and whether there's an options's trade to be made, with Scott Nations, NationsShares.
Unusual options activity says a lot about reports suggesting Tyco International could be bought out, options trader JJ Kinahan said.