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Also called a calendar spread, this option strategy hopes to take advantage of different moves of the asset at various times. For instance, an asset may be bearish at a certain time, and then bullish thereafter. By using a calendar spread, the trader can benefit from the different conditions for the asset as a result of the different expiry times set for the two sets of options trades.
The aim of the trade is to benefit from a decline in the price of the asset below the strike price of the short put leg of the option trade. The trader can then profit from the difference in the strike prices multiplied by the number of shares traded in the deal.