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Some Cool New VIX Trading Tricks

A lot of traders have heard of the VIX and i’d be willing to bet that most of us option income traders use it. If we don’t trade it – we take a good look at it to get an … Continue reading

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Weekly Options – Using The VIX To Hedge

Weekly Options – VIX For years market makers and professional traders have used index put options (and most recently the newer weekly options) as a way to hedge against their entire portfolio. In a portfolio where there are many different … Continue reading

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Weekly Options – Macro Hedging With Index Puts

Here is a great little video from Larry McMillan on how to go about using options – and potentially even weekly options – to hedge a portfolio against downside risk. The way he suggests doing this is by using a … Continue reading

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