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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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  • Debt Ratio, A Key Fundamental
    Some analysts rely on the current ratio to judge a company's cash management; however, this could mislead rather than enlighten.

    Click here for the full article on ThomsettStocks.com

    To gain more perspective on insights to investing observations and specific analysis, I hope you will join me at ThomsettStocks.com where I publish many additional articles. I also maintain a virtual portfolio of stock at ThomsettStocks.com. For new trades, I include a Chart of the Day marked up with reversal and confirmation, and provide detailed explanations of my rationale. Link to the site to learn more. Review the Membership Benefits today.

    Jun 02 10:23 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Trading Options Near Expiration
    The great dilemma for options traders is well known: Options close to expiration cost less but expire soon. Options with more time to develop profitably cost more. How do you balance these conflicting attributes?

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    Click here for the full article on ThomsettOptions.com

    To gain more perspective on insights to investing observations and specific analysis, I hope you will join me at ThomsettOptions.com where I publish many additional articles. I also maintain a virtual portfolio at ThomsettOptions.com. And the Chart of the Day includes a stock chart marked up with reversal and confirmation, along with detailed explanations of my rationale. Link to the site to learn more. Review the Membership benefits today.

    Jun 02 10:20 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Covering The Short With A Long Option
    One way to cover a short position is to own 100 shares of the underlying stock. Another, more creative way is to sell a shorter-term expiration position and buy a longer-term position.

    Click here for the full article on ThomsettOptions.com

    To gain more perspective on insights to investing observations and specific analysis, I hope you will join me at ThomsettOptions.com where I publish many additional articles. I also maintain a virtual portfolio at ThomsettOptions.com. And the Chart of the Day includes a stock chart marked up with reversal and confirmation, along with detailed explanations of my rationale. Link to the site to learn more. Review the Membership benefits today.

    May 30 7:55 AM | Link | Comment!
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