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Options in the Media

In general, financial reporting is a scam.  The daily highlights of “President Trump had eggs for breakfast causing futures traders to worry as markets decline slightly” or “Markets up on Mickey Mouse’s birthday,” always amaze me at the abject lack of correlation.  (In fact, it wouldn’t surprise me if those articles weren’t algorithmically generated based…

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Option Equivalence

A few days ago I had an inquiry from a person trading options in a restricted account (e.g. an IRA that did not allow marginable trades or short options positions): “I have an IRA in which I trade options.  I wanted to sell a put, but my broker won’t allow the sale of puts in…

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How a Fund is Developed

Many individuals are curious as to the testing process for a new fund.  With the plethora of funds continually being developed, having some insight into this process can be helpful for investors.  At the very least, it can provide a series of questions which should be asked in conducting due diligence on fund managers. This…

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