# Questions tagged [delta]

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### Understanding delta based strike selection in an Iron Condor

I am reading a small book on the proper use of Iron Condors (link). I do not use these strategies as I have had a very hard time being profitable on them. This book mentions some strategies to ...
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### Delta Hedging/ Exchange for Currency Options

I'm looking at 2 cases of hedging EURUSD, using call spread or range forward. Lets say spot is 1.1300 and my buy call is at 1.1300 and sell call is at 1.1500. Hypothetically I'm assuming that this is ...
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### Concentration risk in Rates

What are some good ways to assess the concentration risk for a rates curve or by currency when volumes traded by instrument are not easily available? For ex, if for some currencies, the PV01 at ...
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### Portfolio Delta - long call, long put and short call

First and foremost, I'm trying to understand why you would construct a portfolio made up of long calls, long puts and short calls. I find this really abstract and confusing. I've tried drawing the pay-...
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### Option delta difference between OTM call and OTM put

Looking e.g. at Natural gas futures options, I see for June contracts (expiration 25th May) the follwing data: Call 4.3 (26.8% difference to Underlying) 36.2% IV and a delta of 0.04 Put 2.5 (26.3% ...
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### How to calculate Delta of an option in the Local Volatility model?

Let $dS/S = \sigma(S,t) dW$. Let the local volatility be known, i.e, we know the formula $\sigma(S,t)$. How do I derive $\Delta$ of a regular call in this model? Let BS be the Black Scholes price, ...
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### how to calculate forward delta (not spot delta) of a swap?

how could I calculate the forward delta of of a cross currency swap? Suppose I have a swap contract to exchange 1 mio USD with 66.15 mio INR, 3 months later, current Spot is 65.04, how can i ...
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### Delta of a Single Future Commodities ETC

I have seen marketing materials advertising ETCs on single commodities futures to track the commodities performance (or better the corresponding front month future contract) as Delta 1 products. ...
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### How can I calculate the strike price or implied volatility from a given delta?

I have calculated the implied volatility for all strikes of a certain product (options on futures) and approximated the ATM volatility. My question is how can I figure out the implied volatility for a ...