Tweet By Chris Ebert It has been reported that the NYSE will discontinue certain types of orders for stocks known as Stop orders and GTC orders (Good Till Cancelled) beginning February 16, 2016. The rationale behind the move likely stems from financial damage suffered by many traders, particularly retail traders, during wild moves in stock […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert Do you have a question for the Option Scientist? Send it to Your last name and e-mail address will be kept confidential. Q: Mr. Option Scientist: are there any creative ways to use options to go long on a stock such as Ford (NYSE:F)? – Darren C. A: Darren C: […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert For some traders Apple is underpriced yet too expensive to buy Apple (AAPL) has certainly been a great stock to own in 2012. Having begun the year trading near $400 a share, the price has risen some 65%, briefly topping $700 in September. At current prices, there are traders who simply […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert As with all technical indicators, the Option Indices are intended to be tools to help traders plan future trading in a manner that increases the probability of a profit. Last week, it was reported here that the Long Call/Married Put Index (LCMPI) was in danger of reaching a level that would […]