Long Straddle

From iOptioneer - an advanced option trading reference for iPhone

You can buy a straddle if you predict volatilities to rise or think there will be large unexpected moves in the underlier but you are not sure about the direction.

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Long straddle consists of long positions in a call and a put of the same strike and expiry.

See also strangle.

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European call struck at 11.000 with expiry in 30 days

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European put struck at 11.000 with expiry in 30 days

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