Posts Tagged ‘QQQQ’

Index Trading and Investing VS ETFs

Index options trading Index trading: I often get asked by members which are better to trade, Indexes or ETFs. “Should I trade SPY or SPX, IWM or RUT, QQQQ or MNX?” The answer is, it depends. But I do have my preferences. Liquidity Both ETFs and Indexes are very liquid.  As I write this the At…

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Options Trading: What are Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

An Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) is a type of investment fund that is traded on stock exchanges.  This type of fund is similar to stock, and holds assets at about the same price as the net asset value.   The first ETF in the business was introduced in the early 1990s and were called Spiders (SPY). …

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Study Shows Collar Strategies Outperform Buy And Hold

The Options Industry Council Announces New Study Finds Collar Strategies Outperform Buy And Hold Chicago – September 23, 2009 The results of a new study examining the use of options in a collar strategy (both active and passive implementations) on the PowerShares QQQ™ exchange-traded fund (ETF) show it provides superior returns to the traditional buy…

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