Vertical Spread

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Definition of 'Vertical Spread'


An options trading strategy with which a trader makes a simultaneous purchase and sale of two options of the same type that have the same expiration dates but different strike prices.

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Investopedia explains 'Vertical Spread'


Profits are determined by the widening or narrowing of the difference between the option premiums on the two positions.

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