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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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