Options Trading

Options Trading

Options trading can be intimidating from the onset. Investors who purchase an options contract are not buying an equity or stock. Options trading can be speculative, but for a more savvy investor, it is a method to minimize losses and extend gains. What is an option in the first place? An option is a contract[…]

Call Options Trading

Options Trading: Call Options

Options trading allows an investor to take part in an equity investment that trades at a significantly higher share price than the premium of the underlying stock. For example, Alphabet, Inc. is trading at $697.46 per share as of June 22, 2016. To purchase a round lot of 100 shares, an investor would need to[…]

Growth Stock

Growth Stock

A growth stock is a stock that is increasing in value as opposed to providing a steady stream of income in the form of a dividend. Growth stocks tend to have a lower price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) and earnings per share (EPS); in some cases the P/E and EPS can be negative. This makes sense given[…]