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# Tutorial Series

## Applied Options

### About

The goal of this series is to introduce the common options strategies to those who already have basic knowledge of options markets and most importantly, we will teach users how to start your simple options trading algorithm on QuantConnect. These strategies will demonstrate a few of the ways in which options can be used to produce an interesting relationship between profit and stock price. We will primarily talk about the strategies like the Covered Call which involves a single option and the undelying stock, the spreads which involve either taking a position in two or more calls or puts, the conbinations like straddle or strangle which involve taking a position in both calls and puts on the same stocks. For each strategy, except for the description of strategy itself, we will demonstrate the QuantConnect algorithm implemented in Python.

8 Tutorials

10 Backtests

45 Code Snippets

### Tutorials

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## Covered CallA brief introduction to Covered Call Strategy and the algorithm implemented in python.Read Tutorial |

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## Bull Call SpreadA brief introduction to Bull Call Spread strategy and the algorithm implemented in python.Read Tutorial |

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## Long StraddleA brief introduction to Long Straddle strategy and the algorithm implemented in python.Read Tutorial |

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## Long StrangleA brief introduction to Long Strangle strategy and the algorithm implemented in python.Read Tutorial |

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## Butterfly SpreadA brief introduction to Butterfly Spread strategy and the algorithm implemented in python.Read Tutorial |

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## Iron CondorA brief introduction to Iron Condor strategy and the algorithm implemented in python.Read Tutorial |

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## Iron ButterflyA brief introduction to Iron Butterfly strategy and the algorithm implemented in python.Read Tutorial |

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## Protective CollarA brief introduction to Protective Collar strategy and the algorithm implemented in python.Read Tutorial |

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