The Skinny on Options: Abstract Applications

Rolling Long Calendars into Long Verticals

The Skinny on Options: Abstract Applications

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before deciding to invest in options.

One of our favorite low IVR strategies is the Calendar Spread. With a neutral bias baked in, this strategy allows us to play volatility expansion in a given stock without a directional bias. When adjusting over time, though, it can sometimes seem appealing to roll a Calendar Spread into a Vertical Spread. This might be a viable option, but as we outlined in today’s piece, you need to be keenly aware of the total cost on the trade and the strategy’s max value.

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