Options Bootcamp 6: Complex Spreads


Basic Training: Today we’re going to dive into complex spreads. What are complex spreads? We’re usually talking multi-leg spreads. Calendars are when you buy and sell a call/put at the same strike price, but in a different month. Diagonals, a combination of a vertical and horizontal spread, can be a proxy to a covered call. The concept of the ratio, 1-to-1 on a simple spread, but you can play with the ratio. A stock repair strategy using diagonals, ratio risk reversals and collars.

Roll Call: Mark and Dan sit down with Craig Pinkston, Senior Director of Operations at Zecco.
Mail Call: Does the Theta decay occur just at open/close or is it a gradual decay throughout the day? (Via Facebook from Jason Cruz)