Options - Strangles

New York Times  May 10  Comment 
A frenzied escalation of violence over the last few days is threatening a cease-fire that was supposed to build confidence for peace talks.
The Hindu Business Line  May 8  Comment 
While the long-term outlook remains negative for Reliance Capital (₹383), in the short-term, the stock may see a bounce back. Reliance Capital finds an immediate resistance at ₹413 and immediate sup...
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 28  Comment 
The stock of SBI (₹156) has been under severe pressure in the last six months on bad loan woes. The steep fall has turned the stock’s long-term outlook negative. SBI finds immediate resistance at ₹1...
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 29  Comment 
The long-term outlook for Ashok Leyland (₹ 97.5) remains positive, as long as it stays above ₹76. The stock finds immediate support at ₹89.3 and a close below this level can drag it lower to ₹84....
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 8  Comment 
After the sharp fall on Friday, the short-term outlook for Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (₹3,650) has turned negative.Immediate support is at ₹3,479 and the next is at ₹3,335. A close above ₹3,6...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 30  Comment 
The outlook for Cairn India (₹145.2) will remain negative as long as the stock trades below ₹188. The stock finds immediate support at ₹125 and resistance at ₹158. We expect the stock to m...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 23  Comment 
Though the long-term outlook remains positive for Nifty (8,299), it could swing wildly in the medium term. Having failed to sustain 8,350 levels, it is headed for a fall to 7,965 and further selli...
Wall Street Journal  Aug 7  Comment 
There is a false sense of security among some investors that China will eventually get the hang of this stock market bailout thing.
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 7  Comment 
Despite the recent fall, the outlook would remain positive for the stock of IRB Infrastructure Developers (₹233), as long as it stays above ₹216. While a close below ₹199 will make the out...
The Hindu Business Line  May 17  Comment 
The long-term outlook for NTPC (₹136.1) remains negative. However, in the short term, it is likely to move in a narrow range. It finds near-term resistance at ₹142 and support at ₹126 and...


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Long Strangle

A volatile options strategy which involves buying out of the money call options and put options simultaneously in order to profit from both a strong upwards or downwards movement.

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The Long Strangle is also the cousin of the more popular Long Straddle.

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