Mark Sebastian discusses how to convert a call into a put. He then walks through an example of why synthetics mater using a weekly AAPL 350/355 call spread as an example.
Mark Sebastian of OptionPit.com discusses his 'surgical strike' directional calendar trading approach.
OptionsProfits contributor, Mark Sebastian of Option Pit, explains what volatility skew is and why it exits.
OptionsProfits contributor Mark Sebastian discusses how the CBOE's application of VIX methodology to AMZN,GOOG,GS, AAPL and IBM will affect trading
Mark Sebastian of OptionPit.com and contributor to OptionsProfits, discusses healthcare paper flow following the mid-term elections.
Mark Sebastian of OptionPit.com and contributor for TheStreet's Option Profits team discusses the different types of tradable volatility products.
Mark Sebastian of OptionPit.com and contributor for TheStreet's Option Profits team explains why options can underperform after earnings, using Joy Global 'JOYG' as an example
Mark Sebastian of Option Pit describes how legging into a position can create a position that produces higher rewards with better odds..once built.
Mark Sebastian of OptionPit.com and option contributor for OptionsProfits, explains why one customer thinks the comedy central owner's earnings may be no laughing matter.