1. Covered Call
2. Married Put
3. Bull Call Spread
4. Bear Put Spread
5. Protective Collar
6. Long Straddle
7. Long Strangle
8. Butterfly Spread
9. Iron Condor
An even more interesting strategy is the iron condor. In this strategy, the investor simultaneously holds a long and short position in two different strangle strategies. The iron condor is a fairly complex strategy that definitely requires time to learn, and practice to master. (We recommend reading more about this strategy in Take Flight With An Iron Condor, Should You Flock To Iron Condors? and try the strategy for yourself (risk-free!) in the Investopedia Simulator.)
10. Iron Butterfly
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