Explore Your Options by Jay Kaeppel
HOW TO POSITION A TRADE USING A CALENDAR SPREAD (PART 1)
I like the idea of using calendar spreads to take advantage of time decay and/or trading ranges. Unfortunately, it seems like every time I put one on, the underlying security makes a big move and I end up with a loss. Any suggestions?
The keys to successfully utilizing any option strategy are: a) understanding “what makes it tick” b) putting as many factors in your favor as possible when initiating the trade, and c) a little bit of cooperation from the underlying security ...