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With nearly four thousand option-able U.S. equities and ETFs and over 400,000 individual option contracts available on a daily basis, retail option traders need a way to determine the optimal way to allocate their investment capital. By employing some well known statistical techniques to calculate the expected profit and return for a set of option positions, an option strategist can rank possible trades. These techniques can be used across diverse positions, assets and asset classes to compare positions and determine the optimal utilization of investment capital.
Recorded July 30, 2013