Greeks between weeklies and monthlies

Discussion in 'Beginner Traders' started by HRK, May 5, 2016.

  1. HRK

    HRK Guest

    When the mentors provide a guideline to initiate a trade with 75DTE or 60DTE or 45DTE and so on.. are they referring to only monthly options OR weekly options OR both?

    Hypothetically at the same price of the underlying , would the greeks differ with the same days to expiration between monthlies and weeklies?

  2. Gabor Maly

    Gabor Maly Well-Known Member

    They would be referring to monthly expirations going so far out. As we speak the farthest you could go out for a weekly on RUT for example would be 85 days however that expiration has basically zero open interest , you would want to pick a monthly expiration going that far out. Weekly strategies in general would be initiated anything between DTE 7 - 21, those ones have excellent liquidity.

    And yes, the Greeks, price, etc, would be different for the same strike across the different expirations.
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