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Top 5 Options Trading Strategies

Top 5 Options Trading Strategies

Options strategies combine different stock market positions with a view to managing risk or enhancing returns. Why are options unique? What are the best practices when doing option trading? Read this article to know more.
by 5paisa Research Team 06/03/2020
What are Futures Contracts?

What are Futures Contracts?

One of the most overwhelming and misunderstood concept for most investors, especially those who are new to the world of investment, is Futures Contracts. This blog covers everything you need to know about the Futures Contracts.
02/20/2020
Bear Call Option Trading Strategy

Bear Call Option Trading Strategy

Bear Call Spread is a bearish option strategy. Also called as Credit Call Spread because it creates net upfront credit at time of initiation.
by Nilesh Jain 08/05/2017
Short Call Ladder Options Strategy

Short Call Ladder Options Strategy

A Short Call Ladder is the extension of Bear Call spread; the only difference is of an additional higher strike bought. Wish to know the benefits? Visit now!
by Nilesh Jain 08/05/2017
Short Put Options Trading Strategy

Short Put Options Trading Strategy

A short put is the opposite of buy put option. With this option trading strategy, you are obliged to buy the underlying security at a fixed price in the future.
by Nilesh Jain 08/02/2017
Short Call Strategy Explained - Online Option Trading

Short Call Strategy Explained - Online Option Trading

Short Call means selling of a call option where you are obliged to buy the underlying asset at a fixed price in the future. Read more for details.
by Nilesh Jain 06/20/2017
Put Ratio Spread Explained

Put Ratio Spread Explained

Put Ratio Spread is a premium neutral strategy that involves buying options at higher strike and selling more options at lower strike of the same underlying stock. Read more on 5Paisa Blog
by Nilesh Jain 05/30/2017
Bull Put Spread

Bull Put Spread

Bull Put Spread involves one short put with higher strike price and one long put with lower strike price of the same expiration date. Read more on 5Paisa Blog
by Nilesh Jain 05/26/2017
Call Ratio Spread Explained

Call Ratio Spread Explained

Call Ratio Spread is a premium neutral strategy that involves buying options at lower strikes and selling higher number of options at higher strikes of the same underlying stock. Read more on 5Paisa Blog
by Nilesh Jain 05/26/2017
Understating Options and Its Types?

Understating Options and Its Types?

An Option contract is a type of derivative instrument, which gives holder the right to buy an asset but not the obligation to purchase at a fixed price (strike price) for a specific timeframe.
by Nilesh Jain 04/21/2017