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  • Short Call Spread

    A short call spread obligates you to sell the stock at strike price A if the option is assigned but gives you the right to buy stock at strike price B. A short call spread is an alternative...

  • Skip Strike Butterfly with Calls

    You can think of this strategy as embedding a short call spread inside a long call butterfly spread. Essentially, you’re selling the short call spread to help pay for the butterfly....

  • Long Calendar Spread with Puts

    When running a calendar spread with puts, you’re selling and buying a put with the same strike price, but the put you buy will have a later expiration date than the put you sell....

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    Research an option contract's Greeks and implied volatility. Forecast theoretical values and compare them to current bid/ask prices. And change variables...

     

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All-Star Analysis

Navigating Volatile Markets on 10/20/2014
With so much volatility in the markets lately, you might well be asking yourself: how should I hedge my positions against downside risk?...

TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $GS on 08/25/2015
Featuring @BrianOverby  & [email protected]     Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: The S&P 500...

Strong Growth Possibly Not Appreciated on 12/03/2013
Alan Brochstein Explores 5 Stocks Not Followed Closely By Wall StreetAs 2013 comes to an end, it's worth noting that stocks have had a very...

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Trader Network Perspectives

Bought to Open WFC Jan 17 2015 $35.00 Put at 3.82 Continuing my long position in the financials. I also have an open order on BAC, this is a long term play as I think you will see continued strength in the financials in the next two years. WFC just...

Question about exercising put options Right on, Spshapiro. You raise some excellent points about how long put options work and the fact that investors have several choices in how to profit from this scenario.</br> <br>...

Pairs trade Pairs trading may be a broader term than i believed tree, but i am referring to having an opposing trade in two different underlyings. e.g.(very random and not one i am considering) i am...

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1333 Adjusting Iron Condors, part 2
Adjusting Iron Condors, part 2

Sit in with Mark Wolfinger as he gets into the specifics of this ever-popular strategy. The focus of part 2 covers...


Option Basics Course

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Long Put Spreads: Setup and Uses

The Options Playbook Series, part 14. As part of our ongoing option education series, join Brian Overby as he...


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