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Check out the best futures brokers in 2022. Compare futures fees, products and more
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Best options trading platforms in 2022 - Fee comparison included
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Futures Options Trading - Pros and Cons
  A few years ago, I switched almost entirely to the market of futures options. I used to trade a lot ...

Articles about options and futures

What is a binary option?
Binary options are at the center of constant debate when it comes to different types of investments or assets. It's no surprise - ...
What are options on stock?
In the financial markets, options provide the right, but not the obligation, to the contract holder or investor to buy ...
Options trading strategies
A well-built trading strategy could help big time when it comes to options - or any - trading.  Chris Douthit from ...
What are the benefits of writing an option?
This is where options get tricky. Understanding how writing (selling) options work is equally important as buying options contracts. In this ...
How should a beginner options trader manage their risks?
Thinking realistically about results, implementing technical strategies like spreads, butterflies, risk reversals can help to manage risks better. In this ...
Options trading for beginners
Trading options is complex, therefore knowing the basics is extremely important and can help you to better understand how this ...
The pricing of options
The value of an option contract depends on many things but the most important factors are: implied volatility - stocks that historically ...
Options trading examples
In the article entitled What is options trading?, we have given a quick overview of the most important notions for an ...
What is options trading?
What is options trading? Options trading was always popular among advanced traders, but as trading becomes more accessible, more and more ...
What are Futures? - A deep dive into derivatives
What are futures? Futures trading was always a hit among advanced traders (see the base scenario in Michael Lewis' Flash Boys). As ...
Futures Options Trading - Pros and Cons
  A few years ago, I switched almost entirely to the market of futures options. I used to trade a lot ...
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