Donald Mendelson17 September 2013 3:27pm Still, I thought there might be some benefit in explaining basic trading strategies we have available to us in trying to successfully invest with options, over a series of articles. At this stage I’ll focus less on specific options trading tips and options trading systems than generic options strategies. The first two articles will contrast buying puts and calls with the relatively conservative strategy of selling, or writing, puts and calls; my aim is to get trading explained easily to options investors in terms of managing risk as opposed to making a quick killing. All in all, if the purpose of this site is to explain stock options, leaving actual options trading strategies out of my explanation seems incomplete. Purchase selected chapters instead of complete report. - A betting line where the difference between the favorite and underdog on the moneyline is 10 cents (Yankees -130, Red Sox +120). The Dimeline is used in Baseball betting to attract betting action.