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  • Long Butterfly Spread with Calls

    A long call butterfly spread is a combination of a long call spread and a short call spread, with the spreads converging at strike price B. Ideally, you want the calls with strikes...

  • Long Strangle

    A long strangle gives you the right to sell the stock at strike price A and the right to buy the stock at strike price B. The goal is to profit if the stock makes a move in either...

  • Back Spread with Puts

    This is an interesting and unusual strategy. Essentially, you’re selling an at-the-money short put spread in order to help pay for the extra out-of-the-money long put at strike A....

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Option Tools

  • Volatility Charts

    Compare implied and historical volatility for an underlying stock or index with listed options – in a clean, easy-to-read graphical interface.

     

  • Market Snapshot

    See what's happening in the market right now, including major index charts, most-actives, sector performance and the latest buzz.

     

  • Profit + Loss Calculator

    Get a thorough and visual understanding of your option trade’s profit and loss potential - before you place it.

     

  • Contingent Order

    Ready to trade if a certain contingency kicks in? This order type automates your entry or exit according to your trigger.

     

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All-Star Analysis

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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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