This is the eBook version of the printed book.
The expert assistance you need to execute more profitable iron condor option trades.
Iron condors have become popular, but there is little detailed or quantitative information about the best way to employ them. As participants in 2008’s crash and 2010’s bull market can attest, “set it and forget it” is not ideal. I’ll discuss when to enter a condor spread, introduce key structuring techniques and considerations, and present back-tested returns for selected strategy variations.
About the Author
Jared Woodard is the principal of Condor Options, a New York-based research and trading firm focusing on market neutral trading strategies. With over a decade of experience trading options, equities, and futures, he publishes the Condor Options newsletter (iron condors) and associated blog. Jared has been quoted in various media outlets including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Financial Times Alphaville, and The Chicago Sun-Times. In 2008, he was profiled as a top options mentor in Stocks, Futures, and Options magazine and in 2010 was interviewed for Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine. He is a founder and contributing editor of Expiring Monthly: The Option Trader’s Journal, an associate member of the National Futures Association, and registered principal of Clinamen Financial Group, LLC, a commodity trading advisor.