Short Butterfly

From iOptioneer - an advanced option trading reference for iPhone

Short butterfly is a way to realize profit if implied volatility is too low. A short butterfly in calls consists of short positions of single call options with (X+A) and (X-A) strikes and a long position of two calls of strike X, all calls having the same expiry.

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Instrument

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European call struck at 9.000 with expiry in 30 days

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European call struck at 10.000 with expiry in 30 days

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European call struck at 11.000 with expiry in 30 days

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