A Credit Spread or an Iron Condor trade seems like such a “no-brainer” method of collecting income, that it’s very common to see students get carried away in their enthusiasm….until the price starts to move towards one of their short strikes, and the” pain” that they feel is very real, especially since it’s now undoubtedly… [Read More]
In Part 1 of this series, we showed how you could limit the risk of a short straddle by turning it into an iron butterfly, i.e. buying a put option with a strike below the shared strike of the short options, and buying a call option with a strike above the short options’ strike. But… [Read More]
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Senior Research Matt Radtke analyzes the power of trading non-directional option strategies and details the unique attributes of option straddles and strangles.
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Excerpted from The VXX Trend Following Strategy: For many years, professional traders have built strategies around the concepts of buying and selling volatility in the market. Historically, this meant buying options when implied volatility was perceived to be “low” (and therefore option prices were relatively low as well) and selling options when implied volatility and… [Read More]
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