Options Trading Basics: Strategies Across Multiple Expirations | Closing the Gap

Options Trading Basics: Strategies Across Multiple Expirations | Closing the Gap

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Rather than selling multiple options contracts in a single expiration cycle, traders can utilize multiple expirations in order to reduce their risk while maintaining their directional assumption. This is also known as “laddering.” However, is it more effective to collect a similar credit across multiple months or select your strikes based on their probabilities of being OTM at expiration? Today, tastytrade looks at both strategies and assesses their probability of profit!

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Tom and Tony talk with guest Joe Kinahan from TD Ameritrade about the differences in strategies used by professional traders and self-directed investors. Check out how they try to close that gap!

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