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Options Strategy Scanner

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Powered by iVolatility, the Options Strategy Scanner helps you find options strategies, from basic to advanced, to meet your exact criteria.

Choose from 14 options strategies, ranging from covered calls to more sophisticated strategies like straddles and calendar spreads. Fine-tune your selections to target underlying stocks from specific markets, options-related criteria, risk-reward considerations or specific position Greeks.

You’ll be instantly presented with options strategies that match your criteria, as well as helpful stats like capital required to put on the trade, max risk and reward, probabilities of success – virtually all the details you’d need to make an informed decision on the trade.


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Short Combination Buying the put gives you the right to sell the stock at strike price A. Selling the call obligates you to sell the stock at strike price A if the option is assigned. This strategy is often referred...

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Long Put A long put gives you the right to sell the underlying stock at strike price A. If there were no such thing as puts, the only way to benefit from a downward movement in the market would be to short...

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