Bear Put Spread

What Is a Bear Put Spread? Here’s the basic setup of a bear put spread, along with how to calculate the position’s maximum gain, maximum loss, and breakeven point. There are plenty of ways to profit on a stock‘s movement, beyond investing in the actual stock itself. Options provide a nearly endless array of strategies, due to the countless ways you can combine buying and selling call option(s) and put option(s) at different strike prices and expirations. A call is an options contract that gives the owner the right to…

Introduction to the Forex Market

An Introduction to the Forex Market: Hey traders, this free Forex mini-course is designed to teach you the basics of the Forex market and Forex trading in a non-boring way. I know you can find this information elsewhere on the web, but let’s face it; most of it is scattered and pretty dry to read. I will try to make this tutorial as fun as possible so that you can learn about Forex trading and have a good time doing it. Upon completion of this course you will have a…

5 things to look for in Warren Buffett’s annual letter to investors

It’s time for another eagerly anticipated epistle from the Warren Buffett. Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, -0.15% BRK.B, +0.03%  will release its annual report at around 8 a.m. Eastern Time on Saturday, but the main draw will be the annual letter to shareholders from Buffett, the firm’s chairman and chief executive. This will mark the 51st year Buffett, 85, has written a letter to Berkshire investors. His track record — combined with his folksy ability to explain his investment philosophy, long-term strategic decisions and even his biggest regrets — have made the letters a must-read for investors and…