11/22/13 - 08:28 AM EST
Understanding the pricing of gold and its impact to the economy is more significant than people might realize.
11/20/13 - 07:59 AM EST
Doubts that Abe's unconventional economic policy would be able to stoke demand are starting to fade a little as higher inflation expectations are also starting to stick.
11/19/13 - 10:25 AM EST
I don't own any shares yet, and these put premiums seem like a decent sale opportunity with a worst-case outcome of a new stock position.
11/15/13 - 05:54 AM EST
VXEM is especially interesting for volatility traders at the moment.
11/13/13 - 10:59 AM EST
The problem isn't limited to one or two brokers, and this isn't an issue of competing pricing models; the false quotes are caused by vendors assuming, falsely, that the asset underlying VIX option quotes is the "spot" VIX index.
11/08/13 - 09:35 AM EST
One reason traders buy and sell option straddles is to express views about the future volatility of the underlying.
10/25/13 - 06:57 AM EDT
The commodity traders I know tend, as a group, to at least be cognizant of prevailing seasonality when structuring trades, even if their pricing models don't make explicit allowances for it.
10/18/13 - 09:25 AM EDT
Valuing futures on stocks, commodities and currencies.
10/16/13 - 08:14 AM EDT
Assuming there aren't any new snags on Wednesday, traders can position for a return to some normalcy by selling the December contract.
10/11/13 - 01:06 PM EDT
Paying attention to boring aspects of derivatives contract specifications can make all the difference between your looking like a demagogue, and not.