3 Must-Know Ways to Judge Volatility

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The Street

By Market Rebellion Before you put on your next option trade, ask yourself this question: How do I feel about the state of market volatility? Volatility is an important measure that can be confusing to new options traders. We’ve talked before about how every option trade is also making a prediction about volatility. Bearish on volatility? You want to be short options or spreads! Bullish on volatility? You want to be long options or spreads! That sounds good on paper, but in practice, how can you actually tell whether volatility is high or low? Here are three strategies to do just that. 1. Calc…

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