Meet the Options Greeks

February 22, 2023 Beginner
Meet some of the most important greeks—delta, gamma, theta, vega, and rho—and see how they can be used in your options trading.
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Today's Options Market Update

Stocks are mixed and yields are slightly lower as markets look to the Fed's policy statement & commentary later this afternoon.

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