Tag: synthetic long stock

Using Options To ‘Own’ Stocks For No Cost

| August 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Using Options To ‘Own’ Stocks For No Cost

With the Federal Reserve ready to embark on a new round of free money, here’s an options strategy that also has a ‘free’ or no money down way to be long stocks. Of the many options strategies that provide leverage, one of the most interesting is synthetic long stock.  This combines a long call and short put opened at the […]

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Options Trading: Introducing The Synthetic Long

| June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Options Trading: Introducing The Synthetic Long

Of the many options trading strategies that provide leverage, one of the most interesting is synthetic long stock.  This combines a long call and a short put opened at the same strike and expiration. The name “synthetic” is derived from the fact that the two positions change in value dollar for dollar, with changes in 100 shares of stock. […]

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Buy Ford Stock For $0.10!

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Buy Ford Stock For $0.10!

Today we’re going to look at buying stock. But, in an exciting way… we’re going to do it using options! This is an option strategy known as synthetic long stock. It’s done with a combination of puts and calls.  More specifically, we’re going to look at selling put options and buying call options. And by […]

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