Archive for January, 2013:

Synthetic Option Trades

Synthetic Option Trades

Published on: Jan 30 2013 by John Critchley - Comments Off
Use Synthetic Option Trades Try using synthetic put options.  Why should you consider using them and what are synthetic options? Why? The Answer: There are...
PodCast Options Bootcamp 15: Secrets of Exercise and Assignment

PodCast Options Bootcamp 15: Secrets of Exercise and Assignment

Published on: Jan 23 2013 by John Critchley - Comments Off
Options Bootcamp 15: Secrets of Exercise and Assignment Basic Training:  Exercise, Assignment, and Settlement. You also can download the podcast via: Itunes http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/options-boot-camp/id514144367 Stitcher: http://stitcher.com/listen.php?sid=971812 Share...
Google Earnings: Searching For Option Plays

Google Earnings: Searching For Option Plays

Published on: Jan 22 2013 by John Critchley - Comments Off
Google (GOOG) is poised to report Q4 2012 earnings after the bell on Tuesday, January 22. The search engine giant hopes to avoid a repeat of the debacle of the...
AAPL:  What the Dividend means for option traders

AAPL: What the Dividend means for option traders

Published on: Jan 20 2013 by John Critchley - 1 Comment
  What does this mean for the option marketplace? The $2.65 quarterly dividend will decrease call values and increase put values. The longer dated options...