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Short Strangle – Varying The Straddle

A strangle is not as violent as it sounds, nor as deadly. It simply is a variation on the straddle, and it presents some interesting possibilities in terms of profit potential and risk. When two strangles are combined with one another, it forms a popular strategy known as the iron condor.

A short strangle includes positions in both a call and a put …

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