Well - as you cite Google, you'd simply trade a Put spread. Sell the $GOOG 780s and buy the $GOOG 775s for a net credit of $5 - or (at 50 contracts) $25k in premiums with risk capital of $25k.
I believe it's noon Saturday. The official opex. But it's a good question.
Although there's no open exchange market trading in options after hours, there's nothing to stop private sales taking place.
I think we know who that is. Same person that pushed him into the 3D printing bubble that's about to pop?
I wonder if he can divide by 7?
There are two forms of investment: debt and equity.
Government borrowed trillions, printed trillions, debased the currency and purchased its own debt to keep interest rates low thus making equities the only game in town.
The bigger picture here is the bigger story.
Yeah .. sun-spots; they were big last quarter as well. And Global warming. That's bad too.
Event Insurance. Now that's good I hear. But that's just how I would do things if there were a risk of a material impact on revenues.
Are they changing their name to reflect their strategy? I suggest "Flip-Flop Inc." or "Clueless Corp"
Yes ... "direction trades" using bull put spreads are plenty of fun. I fed my family for 4 years trading them.
Your points are well made, selling Puts is not without substantial risk. Perhaps a bull Put spread might be a better approach if that's how he wants to trade options.
However, the capital requirements for the short Put are the same as owning the shares at that strike unless you have options level 4..
For AGNC, Puts have a vital and strategic role to play, but it's not as a cash-covered short trade.
If you ran an exchange and received income from new listings whose paperwork complied with your and the SEC's requirements, wouldn't you take the money? (Enron for crying out loud?)
The fact that the true company accounts of Chinese Businesses are a Chinese "state secret" is really your responsibility to discover. You might ask yourself why this is so, so that you can then better #$%$ the risk attached to your capital.
If your DD discovered that the management of a business are beyond sanctions for fiduciary criminality in the USA, perhaps you might avoid a stock like this.
This is Wall St. not Sesame St.
Stop expecting the government to protect you from yourself.
As good as your LPH recommendation on the SIAF board?
Didn't you say (on the WEBM board) that AXST was about to break $2 last month when in fact it has declined over 15% since your pump?
"I have shares stuck in LPH. Didn't see that coming as many others did not. "
You were warned that a fraud report was coming out. You even chided the poster on the morning the report was due. Called them "inbreds". Then the report came out and the stock plummeted and the shares were suspended and you disappeared from the board.
Running scared after pumping the stock.