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  • Calendar Spreads by Joe Corona and Bill Winger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Calendar Spreads by Joe Corona and Bill Winger Look at the different ways you can use this strategy. The calendar spread, also known as the time spread or the horizontal spread, is so called because it exploits differences in time value between options

  • Double Diagonals And Butterfly Spreads by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading With Dan Sheridan (Part 3) Double Diagonals And Butterfly Spreads by John A. Sarkett The third part of this series with trader Dan Sheridan looks at double diagonals with long, protective wings one or more months out from the short options, as

  • Hedging With Spreads by Bradley J. Horn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hedging With Spreads by Bradley J. Horn A risk manager may prefer the flexibility and limited risk of a call or put strategy. The trader, however, may feel that the premium costs associated with outright option positions are too expensive. These cash fl

  • Option Credit Spreads by Lee Lowell

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Limited Risk With Limited Profit Option Credit Spreads Selling options is usually a good idea. Here's a tactic to do it. by Lee Lowell Option trading all comes down to probability of profit. Statistically, option sellers always have a better chance of

  • Selling Vertical Credit Spreads by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The options trader has available many different strategies, virtually to suit every need and intent. Here's how to use the credit spread strategy. by Jay Kaeppel Most of the money made in options trading is made by those who write options rather than b

  • Speculating in vertical spreads by Bradley J. Horn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Speculating in vertical spreads by Bradley J. Horn Many gasoline traders are familiar with the fundamentals of spread trading with New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) energy futures. Far fewer, however, are able to recognize opportunities in option spr

  • Stocks & Commodities V. 26:4 (32-38) Bull Put Spreads by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bull Put Spreads by Jay Kaeppel In part 4 of this series, you'll find out more about the bull put spread strategy. AS discussed in the first article in this series, several key factors should be considered in determining the best option trading strateg

  • 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 inve

  • Trading Soybean Spreads by Scott W. Barrie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Soybean Spreads by Scott W. Barrie Here are the basics of trading a soybean commodity spread using a seasonal strategy. The price relationship between two or more given commodity contracts is known as a spread. Spread trading is the purchase o

  • Trading Spreads by Thomas Cronin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Spreads by Thomas Cronin The price relationship between delivery months of a futures contract or between different futures contracts often change. And of course, where there is change opportunity arises for traders. Here, STOCKS & COMMODITIES au

  • Tweak Those Spreads by Phillips Wiegand Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tweak Those Spreads by Phillips Wiegand Jr. Is it possible to trade in any environment? Here are the basics of the calendar spread and how it can be used to trade the more volatile securities. It's no secret: Trying to gauge short-term market moves is

  • V.14:7 (311-316) Trading Index Spreads by Richard Halford

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are a number of different stock index futures, such as the Value Line index and the S&P 500, with similar characteristics which can be traded as spreads. Here are some basic methods. Trading futures spreads is a strategy used by professional trade

  • Writing Neutral Options Spreads by Scott Silver

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Writing Neutral Options Spreads by Scott Silver Most investment advisors, stockbrokers and the like give their clients investment advice such as ""Buy IBM stock, the market's going up,"" or ""There's a glut of oil on the market, sell Exxon,"" etc., etc.







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