A binary option is an option that has only two possible outcomes. Either the option expires in the money and results in a fixed compensation, or it expires out of the money and the trader loses his investment. The outcom... More » Business & Finance Investing

Nadex binary options are contracts that are based in a yes or no market proposition, according to Nadex. They have a short term and carry a limited level of risk. More » Business & Finance Investing

A binary options scam refers to a fraud perpetrated by websites that provide an opportunity to buy and trade binary options. The fraud relates to the refusal of such websites to credit customer accounts, in addition to i... More » Business & Finance Investing
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You can find historical price information for the S&P (Standard & Poor) 500 Index online using websites such as MarketWatch, which has a Historical Index tab option on its page about the S&P 500 index. Using this tab, re... More » Business & Finance Investing

The CBOE Volatility Index is a tool that investors use to predict the short-term stock index option prices within the stock market, according to the CBOE website. The CBOE VIX acts as a sort or barometer that predicts th... More » Business & Finance Investing