Monday, October 14th, 2019

Straddle Options

When an options trader is not sure which way prices will go in a volatile market he or she often uses straddle options. Straddle options both long and short let a trader stake out potentially profitable positions for both rising and falling markets. Which route a trader takes in using straddle [...]

Short Straddle Options Strategy

A short straddle options strategy can result in a nice cash flow when applied to an equity that is trading sideways. A short straddle options strategy is when a trader sells both a call and a put on a stock, commodity future, or Forex currency. Both call and put should have [...]