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Tick Size: Outright: dollars and cents with 0.01 points=$10
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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 Oct21 CL 72/74 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 Strangle Swap. Position has positive time decay (Theta) and benefits from an increase in implied volatility. In the ACE Program and eBook, learn how to manage this structure.
The position below is somewhat neutral on volatility given we're in August and have little to moderate expectations till OPEC's meeting next month.
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