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Michael C. Thomsett is a widely published options author. His "Getting Started in Options" (Wiley, 9th edition) has sold over 300,000 copies. He also is author of "Options Trading for the Conservative Investor" and "The Options Trading Body of Knowledge" (both FT... More
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  • Options Dilemma: Cost Vs. Time 0 comments
    Jun 11, 2014 9:17 AM
    clock Options dilemma: cost vs. time uncategorized

    Every options trader faces the same dilemma: How can you get the maximum time before expiration, while also paying the lowest possible cost for the position?

    The solution is to not make the mistake most long options traders make: speculating without an underlying signal. Options traders need to seek a few sensible signals to avoid this common dilemma …

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