Are Weekly Options Risky?

Options trading becomes more and more popular every year. The options become more liquid and more traders use them for hedging, speculation, income etc. Weekly options (weeklys), introduced by CBOE in October 2005, are one-week options as opposed to traditional options that have a lifespan of months or years before expiration. What are Weekly Options? As a reminder, options expire on the third Friday of every month. Weekly options, first introduced by CBOE in October 2005, are one-week options as ...

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Mobile Apps That Help You Become a Better Investor

Everyone has spare change, right? Well, let’s start doing something with it. How? By using your smartphone. You have one, right? Whether you’re using an Android or Apple device, mobile apps are growing for first-time and experienced investors who want investment information at their fingertips. Here are some unbelievable mobile investment apps, some with $0 monthly fees. 1. Acorns It’s easy to link your credit or debit card to the Acorns app. From there, your purchases round up and ...

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Four Key Dividend Metrics You Need to Know

This article was published in the May 2014 edition of the Canadian MoneySaver, and is posted here with permission. For more information visit www.canadianmoneysaver.ca Although dividend investing can seem overwhelming and complicated, it really doesn’t need to be. Nor do you need to be a financial professional or CPA to make sense of it all. A few red-flags to watch out for, as well as specific ratios to look at, will help you buy a dividend titan instead of a dividend dud. Here are four key dividend ...

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The Weekly Lineup: CMS Webinar, Top Blogs, and $500 Cash Giveaway

First off, I wanted to thank everyone who attended the webinar last Tuesday, with the Dividend Ninja (that’s me) and Peter Hodson. There were a few technical glitches, but I hope you found value in the webinar. Most importantly, I hope you enjoyed it. If you were unable to attend the live webinar, good news! You can view the webinar via YouTube, download the presentation slides, and leave a comment. I’d like to thank Peter and the CMS team for the opportunity. Also, if you are already ...

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