A - Z List of Trading Strategies

Below you will find a simple alphabetical list of all the options trading strategies that we cover on this site. If you are looking for further details on a specific strategy then simply scroll down to that one and click on the relevant link. We have also provided a very brief description of each one.

Albatross Spread: An advanced neutral trading strategy.

Bear Butterfly Spread: A complex bearish trading strategy.

Bear Call Spread: A bearish trading strategy that requires a high trading level.

Bear Put Ladder Spread: A complex bearish trading strategy.

Bear Put Spread: A bearish trading strategy that is suitable for beginners.

Bear Ratio Spread: A complex bearish trading strategy.

Box Spread, Conversion & Reversal Arbitrage and Strike Arbitrage: See Options Arbitrage Strategies.

Bull Butterfly Spread: A complex bullish trading strategy.

Bull Call Ladder Spread: A complex bullish trading strategy.

Bull Call Spread: A bullish trading strategy that is suitable for beginners.

Bull Condor Spread: A complex bullish trading strategy.

Bull Put Spread: A bullish trading strategy that requires a high trading level.

Bull Ratio Spread: A complex bullish trading strategy.

Butterfly Spread: An advanced neutral trading strategy.

Buy Call Options: See Long Call.

Buy Put Options: See Long Put.

Calendar Call Spread: A simple neutral trading strategy.

Calendar Put Spread: A simple neutral trading strategy.

Calendar Straddle: An advanced neutral trading strategy.

Calendar Strangle: An advanced neutral trading strategy.

Call Ratio Backspread: A fairly complicated volatile trading strategy that leans towards bullish.

Call Ratio Spread: An advanced neutral trading strategy.

Condor Spread: An advanced neutral trading strategy.

Covered Call Collar: A fairly simple neutral trading strategy that is suitable for beginners.

Covered Call: A relatively simple neutral trading strategy that is suitable for beginners.

Covered Put: A fairly complex neutral trading strategy.

Iron Albatross Spread: An advanced neutral trading strategy.

Iron Butterfly Spread: An advanced neutral trading strategy.

Iron Condor Spread: An advanced neutral trading strategy.

Long Call: A single transaction bullish trading strategy. Suitable for beginners.

Long Gut: A simple volatile trading strategy suitable beginners.

Long Put: A single transaction bearish trading strategy that is suitable for beginners.

Long Straddle: A simple volatile trading strategy suitable for beginners.

Long Strangle: A simple volatile trading strategy suitable for beginners.

Naked Call Write: See Short Call.

Naked Put Write: See Short Put.

Put Ratio Backspread: A reasonably complex volatile trading strategy that leans towards bearish.

Put Ratio Spread: An advanced neutral trading strategy.

Reverse Iron Albatross Spread: A complex volatile trading strategy.

Reverse Iron Butterfly Spread: A complicated volatile trading strategy.

Reverse Iron Condor Spread: An advanced volatile trading strategy.

Short Albatross Spread: A complex volatile trading strategy.

Short Bear Ratio Spread: A fairly complicated bearish trading strategy.

Short Bull Ratio Spread: A fairly complicated bullish trading strategy.

Short Butterfly Spread: A complicated volatile trading strategy.

Short Calendar Call Spread: An advanced volatile trading strategy.

Short Calendar Put Spread: A complex volatile trading strategy.

Short Call: A single transaction bearish trading strategy.

Short Condor Spread: An advanced volatile trading strategy.

Short Gut: A simple neutral trading strategy.

Short Put: A single transaction bullish trading strategy.

Short Straddle: A relatively simple neutral trading strategy.

Short Strangle: A quite straightforward neutral trading strategy.

Strap Straddle: A simple volatile trading strategy suitable for beginners.

Strap Strangle: A simple volatile trading strategy suitable for beginners.

Strip Straddle: A simple volatile trading strategy suitable for beginners.

Strip Strangle: A simple volatile trading strategy suitable for beginners.

Synthetic Covered Call, Short Straddle, and Straddle: See Synthetic Options Strategies.