Options - Butterfly Spreads

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The Hindu Business Line  Sep 29  Comment 
Butterfly spread is one of the most important spread trading strategy used by traders. It involves position in options with three different strike prices. It can be created by bu...
The Economic Times  Sep 6  Comment 
Till the time the index is holding levels above 5,200, we think that market may rebound, says Nandish Patel.
Flightglobal  Mar 20  Comment 
Israel Aerospace Industries has unveiled the prototype of its "Butterfly" unmanned air system ...
FX Street  Aug 17  Comment 
TGT - Target Corp. – Post-earnings options trading on Target this morning appears to be littered... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
FX Street  Apr 21  Comment 
PRU - Prudential Financial, Inc. – Long-dated call options on Prudential Financial are active today... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
FX Street  Apr 6  Comment 
XRT - SPDR S&P Retail ETF – A large bearish put butterfly spread on the retail ETF this... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
FX Street  Sep 20  Comment 
XLF – Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF – The familiar shadow of a put butterfly spread appeared on... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.
FX Street  May 11  Comment 
XLF - Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF – Investors heavily favored put options over call options on... For more information, read our latest forex news and reports.




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Butterfly Spreads

A complex neutral options strategy which involves selling at the money options and buying out of the money options. Profit is made when the higher premium of the at the money options offset the lower premium of the out of the money options resulting in a profit during expiration.

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