All about Credit Spreads (explained with examples)

Credit Spreads

A credit spread involves purchase of one option (call or put) & the sale of another option, both with the same maturity and underlying security but with a different strike price. The main reason why this strategy is called a credit spread is because it involves net inflow of premium from the two positions involved …

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Put Ratio Spread (Explained with example)

put ratio spread

What is the Put Ratio Spread? The Put Ratio Spread is a neutral strategy in options trading adopted by traders. The strategy involves buying a select number of put options of a particular stock and expiration date at a higher strike price and selling more number of options at a lower strike price. It is …

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Import Option chain data from Thinkorswim in Excel(step by step guide)

Thinkorswim

An option chain, also known as an options matrix, is a listing of all the available option contracts, both puts and calls, for a given security. In an Option chain, traders typically focus on ‘last price’, ‘net change’, ‘bid’ and ‘ask’ columns to hedge their stock positions from rapid price fluctuations. In this article, I intend …

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