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Without a doubt we get our "edge" as options traders by mastering options pricing and volatility. Specifically the fact that long-term implied volatility always overstates the expected market move.
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Inverse ETFs

Learn the exact pricing of inverse ETFs and why these securities have a huge pricing lag over time that doesn't work in your favor.
Inverse ETFs
Kirk Du Plessis
Apr 19, 2021

Inverse ETFs or exchange-traded funds were created by using various derivatives for the purpose of profiting from a decline in the value of an underlying benchmark or sector. These are also known as a "Short ETFs," or "Bear ETFs." During this lesson we'll go through the exact pricing of these ETFs (which nobody out there is covering correctly) and show you why over time these securities have a huge pricing lag that doesn't work in your favor. Plus we'll look at some specific examples with QQQ and QILD to give you a real life scenario to work with visually.

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