Decoding Options & Its Strategies

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Who will benefit

  • Fresh market participants looking to develop a complete understanding of Options Trading
  • Seasoned market participants looking learn & develop new options strategies

Programme Highlights

  • Course designed by a team with over 30 years of market experience
  • 100% focus on practical learning
  • Seamless online learning experience
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Programme Outline

  • Intrinsic Value + Time Value: The two components of an option premium are the intrinsic value and time value of the option
  • Options Greek – Delta: The delta is a ratio comparing the change in the price of an asset, to the corresponding change in the price of its derivative.
  • Options Greek – Gamma: Gamma is the rate of change in an option’s delta per 1-point move in the underlying asset’s price.
  • Options Greek – Vega: Vega is the measurement of an option’s price sensitivity to changes in the volatility of the underlying asset.
  • Options Greek – Theta: The degree of change in option value in relation to change in the time expiry.
  • Detailed understanding and application of Black & Scholes Calculator: It is an important tool in determining the value of options and the factors affecting the option price. Traders can use it without going into maths.
  • Implied Volatility and Historical Volatility: IV –Reflects the market perceptions of future volatility not necessarily be the same as historical levels. The market may not behave the same.
  • Understanding VIX Index Understanding Options Chain and Put Call Ratio (PCR): These are additional tools to gauge sentiments that assist in determining the direction of markets.
  • Margin requirement and risk: Where there is the risk of unlimited loss the margin requirements are always high and vice versa.
  • Moneyness (ATM –OTM -ITM): The relationship between current market price and It’s the strike price.
  • Non Directional Strategies: Long Straddle/Strangle.
  • A long straddle is a combination of buying a call and buying a put of the same strike (preferably ATA).
  • Long strangle is a variation of the long straddle wherein you buy a call and buy a put of different strikes of the same underline. Slightly OTM Options.
  • Non Directional Strategies: Short strangle + Long butterfly Spread.
  • Short strangle is used when markets are going to remain range-bound. It requires 2 OTM options to be short on either side.
  • Long butterfly Spread involves 3 strikes of the same underlying and expiry.it is a combination of 2 vertical spreads, one debit, and one credit.it is a classic limited risk limited reward strategy.
  • Non Directional Strategies: Covered Call and Condor.
  • Covered Call is a strategy used when you own a stock and plan to sell it after it reaches a certain level. One can buy a stock and sell OTM calls of the same quantity at the same time.
  • Condor is really a variation of the butterfly strategy. Where we have four strikes that make up the strategy. It’s a limited risk winged trade.
  • Directional Strategies: Bull Call Spread and Bear Spread Put.
  • A bull call spread is essentially the use of 2 call options to create a range in which one perceives the security / indices to move.
  • Bear Spread Put is the use of 2 put options to create a range on the downside when a trader perceives a limited downside on that particular security/indices.
  • Directional Strategies: Long Calls or Long Puts.
  • Long Calls this strategy is the most basic option trading strategy which is directional. View being bullish buy call option.
  • Long Puts this strategy is the most basic option trading strategy which is directional. View being bearish buy put option.
  • Non Directional Strategies + Directional Strategies Revision
  • Trade Plan for High-Frequency Trading: Application of rules, selection of relevant time interval 1 minute or 4 minute or 5 minute charts.
  • Trade Plan for Day Trading: Application of rules, selection of relevant time interval 5 minute or 15 minute or 60 minute charts.
  • Trade Plan for Swing Trading: Application of rules, selection of relevant time interval 60 minute charts or daily chart.
  • Trade Journal and record keeping: Recording trades with regard to entry exit & target. Capturing relevant trade data like reward to risk ratio & position size. Risk parameters & profit taking objective.

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