An easy investing strategy involves looking at companies, thinking about where they will be ten years in the future, and if they feel like they will still be profitable at that point, they are a good long term buy and hold. This, however, is not how short term trading works. For the short term, the only thing that matters is movement, especially when you look at binary options. If you think that a stock will move ten cents in the next 15 minutes, a short lived trade could make you a lot of money if you risk enough.
This is why binary options are catching on so quickly. They present an opportunity to give yourself a safety net without risking anything extra. In fact, you can still make big profits and risk much less due to the high rates of return.
You can only use them with major and popular stocks, though, like Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft. [Read more…]