Options Glossary

Glossary: Net-Long Setups

Last Updated: March 18, 2017


Net-Long Setups

What Does Net-Long Setups Mean in Options Trading?

A Net-Long Setup is any options trading position which has a higher value of long contracts vs. short contracts in your spread.  When these positions are opened, the trader will always pay a debit. Generally, Net-Long trades are directional trades, where the trader either has a bearish or bullish assumption and needs the underlying to move the spreads to break-even point and beyond in order to profit.

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