Different views about binary options
The amount this trader would earn on a close below The second trader in this example took the other side of this trade and wanted to capture profit if the underlying instrument closed above Her risk was limited to the amount paid for this option while her potential reward if the index closed above Davin Blythe FairValue Trader has been a full time options trader since and has actively traded binary options since The information contained above may have been prepared by independent third parties contracted by Nadex.
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Simona Weinglass on prosecuting binary options firms , Times of Israel , 3: The history of binary options can be traced to when it was first introduced publicly as a tradable asset on the Chicago Board of Exchange CBOE. That was the year that the cards came crashing in the financial markets, as the subprime mortgage crisis in the US triggered the collapse of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, and subsequently the global financial system. With such a situation that cost many everyday investors all over the world a lot of money, there was a lot of pressure for investments with a lower risk profile to be made available to traders.
This was what led to the entrance of binary options trading as a new form of investment for the average trader. Even though binary options gained mainstream popularity in , it has actually been around for quite some time.
In years gone by, binary options were a semi-official investment product, open only to banks, other institutional and high net-worth investors in the Over-the-Counter OTC markets. In essence, the situation with binary options was not much different from what obtained with forex trading prior to when that market was deregulated. In order to understand when the practice of trading binary options actually started, we would have to go back almost 40 years, to when options trading on financial instruments commenced on the newly created CBOE.