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Contract Size - 1,000 barrels.
Tick Size: Outright: dollars and cents with 0.01 points=$10
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Below is the starting position for a calendarized broken wing iron condor. If prices move too high, the position could be adjusted by purchasing a call spread to lessen delta.
The % yield shown in the diagrams below represent an estimated return on margin from projected dates shown below. The structure has positive time decay which is an advantage over holding outright options.
Alternatively, below is a standard broken wing iron condor. Same applies as above where the position would need to be adjusted if prices moved too high.
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