put spread

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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Instead, the JPMorgan Hedged Equity fund constructs a put spread by buying puts at one strike price and selling them further out of the money.
FEG also evaluated the performance of the CBOE Russell 2000 BuyWrite Index (BXR), CBOE Russell 2000 30-Delta BuyWrite Index (BXRD) and CBOE Russell 2000 Zero-Cost Put Spread Collar Index (CLLR).
The bull call spread and the bull put spread are the most common strategies if the investor's view of the market or stock is moderately bullish.
Indeed, the basket-index put spread rose fourfold, from 0.
Ventas popped up on our hot by options volume market scanner in the second half of the trading session after one cautiously optimistic investor bought a large amount of stock in combination with a delta neutral put spread in the August contract.
Alternatively, an ATM put spread on the RTS Index or a single asset would be a cheaper way to protect a portfolio, though the protection will stop working at the lower strike.
Barclays' quarterly Startups and Closures report - for the third quarter suggests that while Britain sizzled in the summer heat, the number of business start-ups cooled as Britons put spread sheets and business plans to one side and took a well-earned siesta according to Barclays figures.
Similarly, the put spread involves the sale of put option 1 and purchase of put option 2 and is expressed as
34 after notching 52-week highs yesterday and the put spread today likely rolls long Mar 10 puts, which represent that largest open interest in the name at 12.
Tarun wants to use the bear call spread, while Rahul wants to use the bear put spread.
A bearish approach--buying a put spread (buy 10s, sell 5s)