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Potential Income Generation

This section reviews options strategies designed for potential income generation. Learn about possible ways to generate income on stocks or ETFs already owned or how investors can potentially receive premium to buy stock below the current market.

The Short Straddle

The short straddle is an options strategy that can be used if an investor thinks a stock, index or ETF is going to trade in a narrow range until expiration. This is an advanced strategy for experienced options traders that usually requires a margin account. The short straddle captures premium by leveraging time decay of a short at-the-money call and put. Learn the basics of this strategy in the video.

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