Strategies

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Index Option Strategies

The strategies listed here are a collection of discussion pieces. The Options Institute designed this workshop to help individuals learn about various index option strategies.


This segment illustrates the possible outcome of buying calls to participate in market advances.


This segment illustrates the possible outcome of buying puts in anticipation of a market correction.


This segment illustrates the possible outcome of buying straddles in anticipation of a major market move.


This segment illustrates the possible outcome of buying a protective collar with minimum net premium costs.


This segment illustrates the possible outcome of buying puts to hedge the value of a portfolio.


Learn more about additional CBOE-listed product-specific index option strategies.

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX)