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Dividend Play in Apple Marks the End of the Golden Goose

Apple options have led single stocks for several years now, with recent average daily volume near one million contracts and 9.5million contracts of open interest – a full 7.4% of single-stock total OI. On many days nearly 10% of all the single stock flow is in AAPL- leaving the other 3693 listings in the dust! […]

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The Best Way to Play Dividends? Leave Them Alone!

At some point, early in our trading career, we have all had the thought… let’s try to “capture” a dividend. And why not? It seems as if they’re just sitting there, ripe for the picking. But any knowledgeable option trader knows that attempts to take advantage of this mirage are futile. So while we’re not […]