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Option Strategies: Going Bull or Bear in the Option Traders’ Market

Book Description

This Element is an excerpt from The Options Trading Body of Knowledge (ISBN: 9780137142934) by Michael C. Thomsett. Available in print and digital formats.

Bullish, bearish, and neutral options strategies: what they are and when to use each of them.

Many options strategies can be employed to control risk, enhance profits, or to create combinations between stock and options or between related option contracts. Bullish strategies profit if the underlying stock price rises; bearish strategies profit when it falls. Neutral strategies do best when the stock’s price remains within a narrow range. Strategies can also be organized into these broad classifications....