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Multiple leg options strategies involve additional risks and multiple commissions, and may result in complex tax treatments. Please consult a tax advisor.

Any strategies discussed and examples using actual securities and price data are strictly for illustrative and educational purposes only and are not to be construed as an endorsement, recommendation, or solicitation to buy or sell securities. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. Consider the following when making an investment decision: your financial situation, your risk profile and transaction costs.

Market timing is a complex investment strategy which involves risk and may incur additional commission costs.

While implied volatility represents the consensus of the marketplace as to the future level of stock price volatility, there is no guarantee that this forecast will be correct.

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Delta represents the consensus of the marketplace as to the theoretical price movement of the option relative to the underlying security. Gamma represents the consensus of the marketplace as to the theoretical rate of change of Delta relative to the underlying security. Theta represents the consensus of the marketplace as to the amount a theoretical option's price will change for a corresponding one-unit (day) change in the days to expiration of the option contract. Vega represents the consensus of the marketplace as to the amount a theoretical option's price will change for a corresponding one-unit (point) change in the implied volatility of the option contract. Rho represents the consensus of the marketplace as to the amount a theoretical option's price will change for a corresponding one-unit (percent) change in the interest rate used to price the option contract. There is no guarantee that these forecasts will be correct.

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