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Josip Causic
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Josip Causic is an options instructor for the Online Trading Academy and a contributor to

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Recent Articles

Tap Into Sky-High Option Premiums

Aug. 18, 2011, 12:09 pm EDT – Option premiums are at levels not seen in a year, and as a result, selling options in today’s market is an excellent strategy. More 

Butterfly Spreads – How to Trade a Call Butterfly Spread

Feb. 3, 2010, 6:07 am EDT – Options expert walks you through placing a call butterfly spread using the TradeStation platform. More 

Butterfly Spreads 101

Jan. 20, 2010, 6:42 am EDT – If you're not anticipating a big move in a stock or index, one strategy to consider is the butterfly spread. More 

Don’t Let Delta and Gamma be Greek to You

Jan. 20, 2010, 3:35 am EDT – Gain an understanding of the option Greeks delta and gamma, and their relationship to each other. More 

Vertical Option Spreads – Bear Put Spread

Dec. 10, 2009, 12:03 pm EDT – If you're particularly bearish on the market, put options may be the way to go right now. But for those who are somewhat neutral to bearish, there's a better strategy. More 

Vertical Option Spreads – Bull Put Spread

Dec. 4, 2009, 4:00 am EDT – Learn how to choose the right vertical spread strategy for a given market environment and how to construct a bull put spread. More 

Vertical Option Spreads – Bull Call Spread

Nov. 20, 2009, 6:42 am EDT – Learn about this vertical debit spread strategy and when traders should use it. More 

Vertical Option Spreads – Bear Call Spread

Nov. 6, 2009, 6:39 pm EDT – Vertical Option Spreads - Learn how this bearish strategy works and when traders should use bear call spreads. More 

Vertical Option Spreads – Vertical Option Spreads 101

Nov. 3, 2009, 5:52 am EDT – An introduction to vertical option spreads and a breakdown of this strategy's four components. More 

Married Puts – How to Buy Insurance on Your Stocks

Sep. 16, 2009, 3:07 am EDT – You can protect your long stock positions with options. Find out how a married put strategy functions like insurance for your portfolio. More