Inside options: The anatomy of an in/out spread

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Please join Don Kaufman of TheoTrade as he takes you through the logic and criteria of utilizing defined risk in/out spreads in an effort to potentially increase your probability of profitability while reducing overall market exposure. Don will detail how these versatile spreads can potentially provide a higher probability approach while defining your risk without the use of stop orders.


Don Kaufman
Co-founder, TheoTrade
Shawn Howell
Senior Strategist, Investor Education, E*TRADE Securities LLC

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