How to Use Index Options to Hedge

Options can not only be used to speculate on a stock s direction but also as portfolio insurance A shareholder who is nervous about a pullback might buy a protective put or married put on a stock they own to use as an insurance policy in a way Likewise traders can also hedge How to Use Index Options to Hedge at vixtrade.com

HON October 20th Options Begin Trading

Investors in Honeywell International Inc Symbol HON saw new options begin trading today for the October 20th expiration One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay is the time value so with 79 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent HON October 20th Options Begin Trading at vixtrade.com

Aetna to report Q2 numbers August 3

What s Happening Personal and property insurer Aetna AET is expected to report its second quarter numbers on August 3 The company will release its numbers before the market open with the consensus calling for earnings of 2 34 per share up from 2 21 during the same period last year Aetna to report Q2 numbers August 3 at vixtrade.com