Get Bearish With Call Spreads

Often times when traders hear the term “call spread” they think of the more traditional bull call spread. This bullish trade is likely the first spread thought of because it contains the word “call,” which is generally perceived as bullish, while puts are regarded as being bearish. But just like we showed how put spreads […]

Long Collar – Free Trade Idea

OPPORTUNITY There is an attractive long collar trade in Twitter (TWTR). Currently it is trading for $18.48. CHARACTERISTICS There is a 61.3% chance the stock will close above 17.50 on 03-24-2017, and you will earn your target return of $237.95. There is a 68.0% chance the stock will close above 16.89 on 03-24-2017, and you […]

Don’t Forget About Put Options When Getting Long

The stock market is often compared to the casino. All too many times, some traders have found themselves wildly speculating about a potential stock or move in the broader market. This speculation essentially boils down to a bet on whether stocks will go up or go down. When it comes to the options market, there […]

Long Straddle – Free Trade Idea

OPPORTUNITY There is an attractive long straddle trade in Cisco Systems (CSCO). Currently it is trading for $30.51. CHARACTERISTICS There is a 61.8% chance the stock will close above 31.30 or below 29.71 on 02-10-2017, and you will earn your target return of $3,851.10. There is a 73.5% chance the stock will close above 31.04 […]