An options strategy in which an investor with a long position in an underlying stock buys an out-of-the-money put and sells an out-of-the-money call. The hedge wrapper defines a range where the stock will be sold at expiration of the option, whichever way the stock moves.
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An option strategy in which an investor who owns the underlying asset buys an out of the money call and sells an out of the money put. The hedge wrapper sets a limit on the loss and gain one can realized from the price movements of the underlying asset; if it moves too far in one direction or the other one of the options will be exercised.
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