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Options and Futures: Differences and Strategies

Options and Futures: Differences and Strategies

Options contracts are also consistent contracts allowing investors to trade an underlying asset at a pre-decided price and date. On the other hand, futures contracts are contracts for trading an underlying asset on a future date at a pre-determined price. These are consistent contracts traded on an exchange permitting investors to buy and sell them.…

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Derivatives 101: The Different Kinds of Derivatives

Derivatives 101: The Different Kinds of Derivatives

Aside from common stocks (and preferred stocks), currencies, commodities, and real estate, you can also trade derivatives. But what are these so-called derivatives? Derivatives are powerful, profitable, and rewarding. However, they’re not as simple as other assets. The derivative markets aren’t really similar to other financial markets.   Let’s see what derivatives are first, and…

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