By: Steve Smith
The stock market has entered a higher volatility environment; what does that really mean, and how can you profit and protect your portfolio?
What sometimes gets lost in the broad discussion of VIX, and general market volatility levels, is the specifics of how implied volatility gets factored into individual option prices and impacts position profitability.
Implied volatility is one of the most important concepts when trading options. In this article, we’ll try to understand a little bit more why it is important and how to use it when trading to increase our profits. With volatility on the rise, this a good time to…
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