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ETF Option Trading vs. Index Option Trading

Most options traders including covered call writers are familiar with exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and many trade options on these securities. Many have also heard of, but are not as familiar with, index options. The purpose of this article is to detail the differences between ETF option trading and index option trading. Definitions  Exchange-traded fund (ETF): […]

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BEWARE OF WINDOW DRESSING!

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 stiffened the requirements of all mutual funds to disclose their holdings on a quarterly basis. This was done in an effort to increase the fund’s transparency so as to protect Blue Collar Investors like ourselves. As a result, fund managers were exposed to the possibility of being found to hold certain poorly performing […]

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