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According to our study, market selloffs can boost the P/L for shorting strangles.

People may be hesitant to short strangles during market selloffs due to the fear of large market movements.

However, according to our study on 16 delta strangles on SPY, market selloffs can boost the P/L for shorting strangles, and the larger the selloffs, the larger the collected credit and the higher the gained profits.

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