Calendar Call Spreads 101

Calendar Call Spreads 101

The idea behind the calendar spread is to sell time, which is why calendar spreads are also known as time spreads. A calendar spread is constructed through two simultaneous trades: 1) the purchase of an option, and 2) the sale of another option with the same strike...
Long Straddle Options Strategy

Long Straddle Options Strategy

A long straddle options strategy is a position where the trader initiates a spread that consists of both a call and a put with the same strike price and expiration date. A long straddle is a good strategy to utilize if the trader believes that the underlying assets...
How To Manage Covered Call Position

How To Manage Covered Call Position

Many traders believe that receiving premium for  the covered call is the most important part in the process. But there are many things that can happen between the time the covered call position is opened and closed, and that’s what I want to discuss with you...
The Collar Spread Strategy Explained

The Collar Spread Strategy Explained

One of the most popular option strategies is a covered call strategy; it’s very simple to initiate and the only prerequisite is owning the underlying asset. If the underlying asset stays at the same level or moves higher, the options seller will profit from the...