As the market offers mixed signals, here are two trades to play emerging trends and to hedge current positions.
Looking to sell short some near-term Spyder puts here.
Looking to take a bullish stand on this chipmaker. Also, reviewing current positions.
It's time to make an adjustment to this position. Also, reviewing a busy week that saw several transactions.
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The type of merger/takeover ultimately dictates the type of options strategy one uses, says Steve Smith.
Establishing downside protection with a put spread, initiating a bullish position and taking partial profits.
Here are the exit strategies for these two model portfolio positions ahead of expiration.
Closing part of this position following a rally in the indices. Also, updating another name ahead of its earnings report.
Establishing a position in this name that will benefit from shares remaining within a given range post-earnings.