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Speculative Stock Options

Sunday, November 28, 2010

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Hi everyone, James back again. The last few posts dealt with using stock options for defensive purposes. This mean that you used them in order to protect your portfolio against potential loss — not to make additional money by trading options. The other use for stock options is termed to be “speculative” — meaning that […]

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What Is Shortselling — And Is It Evil?

Monday, May 31, 2010

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What Is Shortselling — And Is It Evil?

The media, along with politicians, love to lambaste shortsellers and claim that they are the culprits behind stock market declines. When you sell short a stock you are betting that it will go down. Logistically, you “borrow” shares of the stock with a future promise to return them, and then you sell those shares on […]

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