Vertical Spreads

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A vertical spread is a combination of a long and a short position in two contracts of the same type (call or put) and expidation date, but with different strikes.

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Vertical spreads can be used to capture the profit when one strike is mispriced relative to another strike.

See also horizontal spreads, bull call spread and diagonal spread.

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European put struck at 9.000 with expiry in 30 days


European put struck at 10.000 with expiry in 30 days

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