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Posted 07-16-2014 at 08:06 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Option Open Interest Explained





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Hello and welcome
If this video, we will look at Option Open Interest. Option Open interest is an important and often misunderstood tool.
Option open interest is the number of outstanding option contracts or positions in the market.

Open Interest is often confused with volume. Volume is the number of contracts traded each day, where as Open interest is the...

Posted 07-11-2014 at 10:32 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Long Calendar Spread (Options Trading)
In this video, we will look at the Long Calendar Spread





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In this video, we will look at the Long Calendar Spread.
To place a Long Calendar Spread, a trader buys a longer term call option on a stock- for instance a call option that expires in 2 months- and at the same time, sells a shorter term Call...

Posted 06-23-2014 at 07:48 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Selling an In-The-Money Option on Yahoo (Covered Calls 3)

In this video, we will continue our look at placing a Covered Call on Yahoo by looking at selling an Option that is In-The-Money.






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Hello and welcome.
In this video, we will continue looking at choices of Call Options that a trader could sell to place a Covered Call on Yahoo. At the time of making this video, Yahoo is $33.76 a share....

Posted 05-29-2014 at 08:43 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Bear Call Spread (Options Vid 26)


In this video, we look at the Bear Call Spread.


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Hello and welcome.
In this video, we look at the Bear Call Spread trade. This trade is placed when a trader is bearish on price, but wants to limit his possible loss to a fixed maximum amount if price rises.

The Bear Call Spread is one of the basic spread trades. The concept of the basic spread trades is using two...

Posted 05-20-2014 at 07:50 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Two Covered Call Examples (Covered Calls 2)
This is the second video in a short series that explains Covered Call trading. In this video, we look at two examples of Covered Calls on Yahoo.





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Let's look at 2 examples of Covered Calls that a trader could place on Yahoo. At the time of making this video, Yahoo is currently trading for $33.76 a share. A trader could place a covered call by buying 100 shares of Yahoo...
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