Lessons from the Pros

Jun 3, 2019 Issue

Futures Chart of Crude Oil prices

Futures Contract Rollover Explained

Every quarter (March, June, September and December) the futures contracts that track interest rates, currencies, and the stock index futures come to the end of their contract life and expire. This necessitates the need for traders engaged in these markets to exit these contracts and roll them over to the next quarterly month… Read More »

Proactive Investor

Rate of Return Calculations on Simple Option Strategies for Investors

Today we’ll show how to calculate the potential rates of return on the Covered Call, where an investor writes (i.e. sells) calls on a stock position that they own. The cash received for the options could lower the net cost of the stock position after the fact, enhancing profits (up to a point – but more on… Read More »

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