Straddles, Strangles And Spreads by Richard M. Koff
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Straddles, Strangles And Spreads by Richard M. Koff
Here's a primer for the new trader who wants to move beyond simple buy-and-hold strategies.
Options provide such a bewildering variety of risky and complicated investment choices that most small investors avoid them. You can trade options on stocks,
commodities and several indices, such as the Standard & Poor's 500 or the Standard & Poor's 100. Index options, in particular, offer several important advantages. Unlike commodity options, you never have to worry about accepting delivery of the underlying commodity or even closing out a positio...