Options Trading Strategies

Colette Southam, Greg PIll, Kyle Fernandez

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    Options trading is a highly appealing investment alternative that can enable investors to profit from both share price movements and non-volatile market environments. This note provides a guide to options trading for entry-level traders and represents a logical next stage to the note An Introduction to the Pricing of Options. The note reviews characteristics of options and the factors affecting their valuation, and outlines several trading mechanisms that new options traders might use as they seek their most effective strategies. These mechanisms include long call, short put, bull call spread, short call, long put, bear put spread, short straddle, short strangle, long butterfly, long straddle, and long strangle.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages29
    Specialist publicationIvey Publishing [Case Studies]
    PublisherIvey Publishing
    Publication statusPublished - 4 Oct 2019


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