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Covered Call (Long Stock and Short Call)
Buying Power Requirement for Covered Calls Covered calls can be sold in a margin and cash account The buying power requirements for a covered call is the ...
Covered Put (Short Stock paired with a Short Put)
What is a Covered Put? Applies only to margin accounts A covered put is established when a margin account is short (at least) 100 shares and has a short p...
Collar
What is a collar? Using the proceeds of a short call to finance a long put A collar is employed when an account sells a call against a round lot (100 shar...
Protective Call (Short Stock and Long Call)
What is a protective call? Short Stock/ETF + Long Call A protective call is employed when a long call is paired with a round-lot (100 shares) of short sha...
Protective Put (Long Stock and Long Put)
What is a Protective Put? Long Stock/ETF + Long Put A protective put is employed when a long put is paired with a round-lot (100 shares) of long shares. ...