by Russ Allen, Online Trading Academy Instructor
Online Trading Academy Article of the Week
Exchange-traded (or “listed”) put and call options today can be used by investors and traders to speculate, to hedge, to spread risk or to generate passive income. Recently, even more options possibilities have become available with the introduction of options that expire on more different dates than ever. This is desirable for traders who want to nail down an exact date for an option expiration to coincide with another position’s ending date.