Scott Nations

Scott Nations is president and CIO of NationsShares. NationsShares is a leading developer of domestic and international option-based and option-enhanced investment products. He is the creator of VolDex (ticker symbol: VOLI), an improved measure of option-implied volatility on SPY, the S&P ETF.

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Selling SPY Put Options Like Limit Orders

Looking to buy the broad market at a discount? Here’s one way.

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How Risk Reversal Trade Works For TLT

Buying a call option and selling a put covers both sides of the fence.

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ETF Options 101: 3 Ways To Short SPY

Different strategies offer different risks, but all are bearish plays.

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ETF Options 101: 3 Ways To Go Long SPY

How investors can get similar long SPY exposure in several different ways.

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Big TLT Put Purchase Bets On Big Decline

Pricey put play banking on rising interest rates.

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This Volatility Options Bet Also A Hedge

But volatility options don’t come cheap.

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This Bet On Oil Using USO Looks Dicey

While you may agree oil is headed south, the question is, how quickly?

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Options For Both Sides Of China Fund FXI

Trader used options for both a floor and a ceiling for this China ETF.

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Using A ‘Stock Replacement’ Strategy On SPY

Sell your winners while keeping a stake in further rallies.