Category: Strategy

Binary Options Strategy 2020

Today the Euro made an attempt at breaching the 1.38 level for the first time in the past 6 weeks.  The Euro came under pressure in late January and Early February of 2010, when it became evident that Greece would not be able to make its debt obligations based...

Examining A Trading System For Binary Options

The majority of the trading systems available to the retail trader promise accurate buy and sell signals and profits with every trade  all with minimal time and effort by the purchaser of the systems. Robots like these can make trading systems look like scams aimed  to take advantage of...

The Secret to Analyzing Binary Options Strategies

Binary options are unique options products that allow investors an opportunity to earn returns based on movements in the market that can be considered short term in nature.  Most trading strategies are designed to capture returns based on a directional moves in the investors favor.  The return is calculated based...

How to Design a Binary Options Trading Strategy

Designing a trading strategy is an endeavor that is vital to your trading success.  A strategy is a business plan and it allows you to formally design a way to make money in the capital markets.  There are numerous pieces to this puzzle, which include analyzing your trading style, creating...

Market Conditions

Prior to jumping into a financial market, an investor should be aware of the many different types of market conditions that exist.  The goal of this article to inform a prospective trader of the different types of market conditions, and how to recognize what kind of market condition you...

Draw Down

The most important part of money management is the ability of a trader to avoid large draw downs.  A draw down is defined as a trade or numerous trades in which there is negative performance.  A draw down is a measurement of a recent peak period of capital to...

Money Management

One, if not the most important aspects of trading successfully is the ability of a trader to manage risk appropriately.  Well too often, a trader will come up with a solid trading idea and place a trade without thinking about when they will exit their trade, or how much...

Protective Put

A protective put strategy is a strategy that mitigates portfolio risk for investor that has positions in underlying instruments within the financial markets.    This strategy is employed by institutional investors as well as novice traders.   A protective put strategy is different from a put buying strategy in that the...

Collar

Have you ever wondered how you could buy a call or a put, but not take a big loss if the market stagnant or the market does not reach the strike that you purchased?   Well you can if you enter into a strategy referred to as a collar.   A...

Covered Call

A call writing strategy or a covered call strategy is when an investor or trader sells a call option to either enhance his portfolios earnings or to mitigate the portfolios risk profile.  This strategy is often used by both experienced investors and investors who are new to options trading....