Vertical & Ratio Spreads
[Total 16 Lessons 7H:29M] In this Course, we will explore all elements associated with the Vertical Spread and Ratio Spread Strategies. From Credit Spreads to Debit Spreads we will review what they are, how to deploy them and then, once deployed what are the best approaches to trade management.
3010 Vertical Spread Overview
In this session I review the Vertical Spread Strategy; --what is it, how is it used and why use it
3020 Vertical Spread Strategy
I review the different strategies in how you would use Vertical Spreads
3030 Vertical Debit Spreads
Here I review a type of Vertical Spread called a Debit Spread
3040 Vertical Debit Spreads – ITM, ATM & OTM
I explore different ways in which a Vertical Debit Spread can be deployed and how the P&L will play a different roll depending upon your strike location
3045 Deep OTM Bull Call Spreads
In this session I will review how you can play a very volitale stock that has a tendency to move much higher but when it pulls back it can be painful if you are holding long shares. In the specific strategy I show how you can profit on an up move in the stock but should prices reverse how you can actually hedge almost all of your downside risk...in many cases it can be completely eliminated.
3050 Putting on a Vertical Debit Spread
In this session we start with a review of the charts, then selecting our trade bias and from there we go to the Option Chain to select the Spread that best reflects our trade bias.
3060 Vertical Credit Spread Strategy
Here I outline the mechanics of Vertical Credit Spreads and the risk parameters associated with each
3070 Credit Spread Examples
I cover examples of Credit Spreads using both Calls and Puts and I review the differences between them
3080 Putting on Credit Spreads
In this session I use Thinkofswim to show how you can put on Credit Spreads using both Calls and with Puts. I also show how you can use the volatility features to put more of the odds of success in your corner
3090 Credit Spread Highlights
This is a very short review of Credit Spreads including key attributes, naming conventions, as well as risks and rewards.
3100 Bull Put Spread Trade Execution
In this session I cover the main attributes of trading a Bull Put Spread to include Charting and key indicators used, strike and Expiry selection, position sizing, as well as risk and reward. Finally we review possible trade adjustments in execution of this trade.
3110 Bear Call Spread Trade Execution
In this session I cover the main attributes of trading a Bear Call Spread to include Charting and key indicators used, strike and Expiry selection, position sizing, as well as risk and reward. Finally we review possible trade adjustments in execution of this trade.
3120 Ratio Spreads
In this session I talk about the types of ratio spreads you can utilize with both Calls and with Puts.
3130 Ratio Spreads Part I
Here I use TOS to show you different Ratio Spread set ups using both Calls and using Puts.
3135 Ratio Spreads Part II
In Part II we will explore more using the Back Ratio as a form of hedge for Portfolio Margin accounts only.