Discussion in 'Options' started by sjain100, Jan 1, 2018.
Underlying movement is not the only thing that changes option prices. Couldn’t hurt though.
2 good ones are volatility and theta decay.
Great point: Underlying is important, however, I should take into account Volatility and Theta decay when it comes to the option price changing. Definitely these 2 are also big ones and can't ignore those when it comes to option price.
Hi. It is difficult to make money without making stops, but the detail is in knowing when to do it, you must have a tool that helps you not to fall to the bottom of the losses.
Thanks Pedro - yes risk management is definitely important to make money, but slightly difficult to use a stop on an option and not recommended. In that case, any specific "Tool" you would be referring too to reduce your loss??
Yes, it is a guide to check the option, not an exact exit, because volatility and time decay ( theta ) also affect options value. But it alerts you to monitor your possible exit versus an untimely Stop out.
Yes good point R123. Time decay and volatility also can change options value.
I thought being long options WAS a stop loss. Isn't that the idea?
You still can sell it at 1/3 or half loss...
But OP is day trading options.
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