OptionsHouse

Options Trading News

March 12, 2013  Tue 1:47 AM CT

XRT: SEE CHART GET CHAIN FIND STRATEGIES
Today's economic calendar is light, covering weekly retail figures and small-business sentiment.

The day begins with the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index at 7:30 a.m. ET. The consensus forecast calls for a reading of 90.1 in February, up from 88.9 in the previous month.

The ICSC-Goldman Store Sales report will be released at 7:45 a.m. ET, followed by the Redbook retail numbers at 8:55. a.m. ET.
Share this article with your friends


OptionsHouse

Premium Services

Education & Strategy

Market Level Making You Nervous, Huh? Part 3

In last week's article, we discussed how important the extra cash you save by using the Stock Replacement Strategy over buying the actual stock is! That extra cash in our account instead of being unnecessarily tied up in a stock position allows us to buy the puts we would need to protect our downside in the case of a major sell-off.

View more education articles »