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How Are Option Prices Determined?

Understanding option pricing is the key to success in this business; if you understand the effects of implied volatility and time decay on option prices, you’ll understand our edge in trading. In this article, we’ll discuss option pricing using the Black-Scholes model, explaining how it can be simplified into two concepts: intrinsic and extrinsic value. […]

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66 Option Trading Terms Explained

option trading terms explained

Options trading can seem quite complicated at first only because of all the lingo involved. This is perfectly normal and here at Option Posts, we want to help clear any confusion and help take you to the next level of trader. In this article we define and explain the 66 most common option trading terms […]

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3 Advantages of Selling Options vs Buying Options

3 advantages of selling options

3 Key Advantages of Selling Options vs Buying Options When trading options, you can either be the buyer or seller of the option contract.  You may be wondering, which is better?  Buying or selling options?  In this article, we are going to explain the three advantages of selling options. When you realize how the market […]

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Selling Option Credit Spreads For Beginners

selling credit spreads for beginners tastyworks

Learning all the different types of options strategies can be overwhelming at first, so today we’re going to explain the ins-and-outs of the first strategy any options trader should learn: the credit spread. For most of you, you would have already created a Tastyworks account and are looking to follow along and put your first […]

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5 Reasons You Should NOT Buy Bitcoin

5 reasons why you shouldn't buy bitcoin

If you are thinking about buying bitcoin, you should read our 5 reasons you should not buy bitcoin first. 1. The cash market for Bitcoin is Unregulated Currently the cash market for bitcoin operates solely on bitcoin exchanges, places where you can buy or sell actual bitcoin. These firms are fairly unregulated, which means that […]

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What are call options? | Getting Started

what are call options for beginners

Today, we’re going to discuss buying a call option contract, which is the exact opposite of buying a put option contract. We’re going to illustrate the mechanics of buying call options using buying real estate as an example. In the last post, we discussed the mechanics of buying a put option contract. If you missed […]

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What are put options? | Getting Started

what are put options

You hear us talking about buying and selling options, both calls and puts, but maybe you have no idea what any of these things mean. In this Article, we explain the basics of put options. Here, we analogize purchasing a put option to the well-known example of car insurance: If you missed our post explaining […]

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Welcome to Option Post | Options Trading Education

welcome to option posts

We would like to invite you to join us in the launch of Option Posts! In this post we would like to welcome you to our site and your one stop shop for options trading education. As with any education, you would like to know who is educating you so here’s a little bit about […]

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