Have you ever wanted to capitalize on an upcoming stock event even though you are uncertain which direction the stock price would take? In this webinar, we will discuss the more advanced options strategies of straddles and strangles.
“Selling options” is not as easy as it sounds; planning for “what if?” plays an important role in targeting the results you want.
Jim Bittman from the CBOE discusses the opportunities and challenges of this intermediate to advanced options strategy.
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Options trading entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk. Prior to trading options, please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, and call 800-343-3548 to be approved for options trading. Supporting documentation for any claims, if applicable, will be furnished upon request.
There are additional costs associated with option strategies that call for multiple purchases and sales of options, such as spreads, straddles, and collars, as compared to a single option trade.