Erin Arvedlund

Recent Articles By The Author

Wisdom on Spreads of All Kinds

Calendar spreads are explained, and the CBOE offers real-time quotes.

Options Traders Kick Back, Enjoying the 'Greenspan Put'

Index put-buying falls out of favor as pros feel cushioned by the Fed.

Money Managers Lay Low as Dow and Nasdaq Go Separate Ways

It's getting tougher to pick the right option to play. Also, Cabletron speculation perks up.

Options Players Cautious in M&A Plays

Newbridge call-buyers end up on the losing side of its deal with Alcatel.

One Options Pro Sees Storm Clouds Passing

But there's still put-buying in some big Nasdaq names and on the vaunted QQQ.