How to decide between two equally good options?

How to decide between two equally good options?

If you have a friend or colleague who is an expert in their area, have them tell you what questions you should have asked that you haven’t already. Sometimes, the less available information can lead you to important factors that you might have missed, had the decision been easier.

What should you know about the value of options?

Before venturing into the world of trading options, investors should have a good understanding of the factors determining the value of an option. These include the current stock price, the intrinsic value, time to expiration or the time value, volatility, interest rates, and cash dividends paid. 1 

What happens if you choose the wrong option?

Even if the decision is really important, you probably won’t go too far wrong, no matter which one you pick. Also, once you pick an option, commit to and focus on it. There is a tendency after you make a decision to continue comparing the option you chose to the ones that got away.

What happens when a put option is exercised?

Puts give the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to sell the underlying asset at the strike price specified in the contract. The writer (seller) of the put option is obligated to buy the asset if the put buyer exercises their option.

What do you mean by choice between two options?

In that context, I might say: The first menu prompts the user to select exactly two options from a list of five. The second menu allows the user to select up to three options from a list of nine. The third menu gives the user a choice between one of two options.

Before venturing into the world of trading options, investors should have a good understanding of the factors determining the value of an option. These include the current stock price, the intrinsic value, time to expiration or the time value, volatility, interest rates, and cash dividends paid. 1 

Puts give the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to sell the underlying asset at the strike price specified in the contract. The writer (seller) of the put option is obligated to buy the asset if the put buyer exercises their option.

Even if the decision is really important, you probably won’t go too far wrong, no matter which one you pick. Also, once you pick an option, commit to and focus on it. There is a tendency after you make a decision to continue comparing the option you chose to the ones that got away.