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Put Spread

An option spread in which one has a long position in a put while having a short position on another put on the same underlying asset with a different strike price and/or expiration date. One uses a put spread to profit from price movements in the underlying asset. See also: call spread.

put spread

An option position in which a put option is purchased while another put option on the same security is sold short. The two puts have different strike prices, different expiration dates, or both. Also called option spread. Compare call spread.
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The Company converted all of its three-way collars and deferred premium put spreads into new swap contracts with fixed swap prices that received a premium to prevailing swap price levels at the time to reflect the value of the monetized put spreads embedded in the converted non-swap structures.
put options and remain long out of the money put spreads for November expiration.
If selling downside options, the Bank would much rather enter a conservative strategy such as selling EURCHF put spreads, rather than selling plain vanilla options.
So I revert to the Stone Age, making money the old fashioned way in FX, loan trading, cash bondolas, range accrual swaps, global index put spreads and put selling, volatility arbitrage.
The box spread is a combination of call and put spreads that matches two pairs of call and put options.
As of June 30, 2014, the Company had the following crude oil swaps, collars, and put spreads covering anticipated future production:
We were also long out of the money puts and sold a lower strike price against current long put positions resulting in now holding put spreads.
For instance, if an investor was bullish, they might look to sell out of the money put spreads.
Six strategies: covered calls, naked puts, bull put spreads, bull call spreads, bear call spreads and bear put spreads
The $89 million of 2012 premiums for the previous WTI put spreads has been reduced to approximately $3 million due to the Brent three-way collars with the $100 per barrel floor price.
The Fund will generally write call spreads and put spreads that are "out of the money," meaning that the exercise price of call options sold generally will be above the current level of the index when written and the exercise price of put options sold generally will be below the current level of the index when written.
com/edge ) and 89 executed trades; -- Ninety percent of eligible users logged into the system; and, -- The majority of volume (nearly 90%) represented trades that were multi- legged, complex spread strategies, including straddles, vertical call spreads, vertical put spreads, call butterflies (3 legs), call condors (4 legs), call "Christmas" trees (3 legs) and call 1x2's ratio spreads.