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Below is a snapshot with what's going on in the world of options with the most actively traded spreads.
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Below is a Dec21 CL 85/90 Bear Call Spread shown in the middle column above. I've listed alternatives below.
Below are alternate strategies to above.
The % yield shown in the diagrams below represent an estimated return on margin from projected dates shown below. The structure has positive time decay which is an advantage over holding outright options.
The position illustrated below is a calendarized fly. Position has positive time decay (Theta) and benefits from increases in implied volatility. In the ACE Program and eBook 4, learn how to manage this structure.
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