LOOKING AT INDICES AND STOCKS VIA STRADDLES AND STRANGLES
June 15, 2019 | (3.00PM)
USA (United States of America)
Understanding market action through straddles and strangles, and their price action. Strangles and Straddles are the widely used neutral options strategies to profit from time value, implied volatility and the directional non-movement of the underlying stock. Many traders in India actively do these strategies but not much material available. While call options are usually associated with bullish bets, and put options are associated with bearish positions, long straddles and strangles are hybrid strategies that allow traders to bet on a big move in either direction. A different 'non-Greek' way of looking at Options.