By trading a method made up of a combination of stock and option trading strategies, the risk reward and overall profitability can be increased for the stock trades, as well as for short options trades.

## Options Trading Strategy For Locking In Current Profits

November 18, 2013 by Barry Lutz

Risk reward evaluation and options trading math can be used for locking option trade profits, where you are protecting your existing profits and giveback, while allowing for increased trade potential.

Filed under: Options Trading Strategies

Tagged with option trade management, options intrinsic value, options profit lock, options trading math, trade risk reward

Tagged with option trade management, options intrinsic value, options profit lock, options trading math, trade risk reward

## Call And Put Options Spreads Trading Math

November 11, 2013 by Barry Lutz

The trading math for call and put options vertical spreads is first determined by the spread strike width, and whether it is long or short. Since these are covered spreads, the maximum loss will be the strike width minus the debit paid or the credit received.

Filed under: Options Trading Basics

Tagged with covered short options, credit spreads, debit spreads, option spreads, options trading math, stock option hedges

Tagged with covered short options, credit spreads, debit spreads, option spreads, options trading math, stock option hedges

## Options Trading Math To Expiration For Calls And Puts

November 6, 2013 by Barry Lutz

This options trading video discusses 4 trade types: (1) call buy (2) put buy (3) call short (4) put short. The spreadsheet profit graph is used to show the trade math to expiration and the risk-reward of each of these trades.

Filed under: Options Trading Basics

Tagged with call options, intrinsic value, options trade types, options trading math, put options, time value

Tagged with call options, intrinsic value, options trade types, options trading math, put options, time value