Meet the Greeks – Part 2

In this article, we move a little further down the track and look at how changes in other factors can affect an option. For any option trader, it is interesting information, but more importantly essential in understanding the risk in a position.

Meet the Greeks – Part 1

(Originally published in Active Trader magazine) What a boring game all this would be if option prices showed no fluctuations! The price, or premium, of an option is constantly changing for whatever reason. As an options trader you must be prepared, armed with the knowledge of how an option price can react in certain scenarios. […]

Hedging with Index Options

The concept of hedging has always been a controversial one. This article looks at hedging options with the DAX.

FAQ: What is a Margin?

Many of those new to trading will have difficultly understanding the concept of a margin. This short article puts things in perspecitive.

FAQ: How much should you trade?

An important consideration in any trading strategy is how many contracts to trade or how much money to allocate to a particular trade. This article answers this very question.