Options Bootcamp #25 Using Options In Retirement Accounts

Published on: Jul 05 2013 by John Critchley

Basic Training: What can and can’t you do with options in a retirement account. Retirements accounts do not let you use margin. Stick to the covered calls.

 Mail Call: Listener questions are filling up our inboxes

  • Question from Aman16 – Where does the “Iron” part of Iron Fly and Condor originate from?
  • Question from Tim Phillips, Boston, MA – What is your referred way to express a near-term bullish outlook on a stock? Write an ATM or near ATM put or use a stock replacement strategy (deep ITM call)?
  • Question from T_BO – When should I use a stock replacement strategy vs. call or call vertical?

Question from Anaz9 – If I buy 1 ATM, sell 2 OTM calls in a ratio spread, how is the margin calculated on the naked portion? Is it the same as selling naked OTM?

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