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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 box spread is a combination of call and put spreads that matches two pairs of call and put options.
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In option action today, one player seems concerns about a large fall in shares over the next three months, as 8K Apr 200 - Jun 180 put spreads trade for 92c.
The three-way likely rolls long Mar 2nd 52 puts to a new position in Mar 9th 2X3 put spreads (altough the Mar 9th 51.
54 and 13K Feb 23rd - Mar 2nd 18 put spreads sold at 36c.
34 on a quiet day for Treasuries and 20K Mar 121 - Apr 115 put spreads sold at $2.
Sizable put spreads in Snap as positions are adjusted.
2K Mar 43 - 48 put spreads also bought to open for 80c yesterday.
00 put spreads on 10-year futures that targets an underlying yield move to 2.