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Randy Frederick, Vice President of Trading and Derivatives

Randy Frederick

Vice President of Trading and Derivatives

Randy focuses primarily on client education and market analysis. He is a frequent guest on CNBC and Bloomberg TV.

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Randy Frederick
Schwab's Vice President of Trading and Derivatives
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Schwab's Vice President of Trading and Derivatives
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Which of the following is used in technical analysis?

Which of the following is NOT a key characteristic of options trading?

Options trading can be used for:

Writing options on stocks you already own is called a:

When a put options’ strike price is above the market price of the underlying security, it is:


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Valuation
B
Trend Lines
C
Financial Strength
D
Earnings Growth
Correct!

Trend lines visually show support and resistance in a certain time frame.

A
Open Interest
B
Time Value
C
Close Interest
D
Intrinsic Value
Correct!

These other three statistics are commonly used by options traders.

A
Speculation
B
Income Generation
C
Neutral Strategies
D
All of the above
Correct!

Options can be used for speculation, income generation, neutral or directional strategies and much more.

A
Covered Call
B
Bull Spread
C
Butterfly Spread
D
Contingency Order
Correct!

Because you own the underlying asset, a covered call is a limited risk strategy.

A
A Net Credit
B
In-The-Money
C
Out-Of-The_Money
D
At-The-Money
Correct!

“In-the-money” refers to an option’s intrinsic value.

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