Fallen der Optionsscheine: Verlustrisiken verstehen und mit Optionsscheinrechner einschätzen


Eine Umfrage in der Facebook Gruppe "Trading and Education" hat gezeigt, dass man gegen Optionsscheine eine starke Abneigung hat. Hauptgrund war: "die Kurserstellung sei völlig untransparent". Obwohl man von den Optionsscheinen eher Finger weg halten sollte, ab und zu kann sich der Handel damit lohnen. Wir erklären die Risiken der Optionsscheine (Zeitwertverlust, hoher Geld-Brief Spread, Kursmanupulation) und bieten einen Simulator zur Einschätzung der möglichen Gewinne und Verluste an.
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PUT on nVIDIA turned out to be far from perfect trade, but…

On 25.12.2016 I bought a put on nVIDIA since I found the stock extremely overpriced. I called it "nearly perfect trading decision", inter alia, because the implied volatility was though plausible but still high. Yesterday after the publication of Q1 financial report the stock jumped 18%. My put option is about 50% down since purchase time. But due to a strict money management I have capital for the 2nd and even fors 3rd attempt and I still consider nVIDIA as heavily overpriced.
NVIDIA stock chart - Dec2016_May2017
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Online Option Calculator – estimate the future value of an option


Many retail investors are unaware that the option price sometimes depends on the (implied) volatility much stronger than on the price of underlying. They also often underestimate the losses of time value. Our option calculator lets you estimate the future fair price of an option by different pairs of implied volatility and underlying price.
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