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Explaining "pinning the strike"

“Pinning the Strike”: A Covered Call Writing Consideration

When considering covered call exit strategies on or near expiration Friday we compare the market price of our stock to the strike price sold. If the share value is even one penny above the strike, the option will most likely be exercised and our shares sold. We may not want this to occur and we […]

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The New Stock Market- Algorithmic and High Speed Trading

Quick! Name the four largest US Stock Exchanges. The New York Stock Exchange, the Nasdaq Exchange, uhhhhhhhhh. There are more? Okay can’t answer that one, how about this question Mr. know-it-all stock investor: The heart and soul of Wall Street is located where? New York City, of course. Well you’re right about that but perhaps […]

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