Knowledge Base

Topics: 2. Key Concepts

Here we’ll explore key concepts to both options trading and automated ranking of potential trades against your custom strategies.

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What is the Brutus Options Ranker?

Brutus continuously compares and ranks every option contract and near-endless combination of spreads available on the market in order to bring tailored, relevant options...

Brutus Options Ranker Key Terminology

Strategies, Market Groups, and Criteria, Oh My! This short article will bring you up to speed with all the terminology used throughout the...

Covered Call Position

In this article, we'll take a deep dive into the Covered Call Options Setup available for your strategies in the Brutus Options Ranker.

At The Money (OTM) Long Put Calendar Spread

In this article, we'll take a deep dive into the ATM Long Put Calendar Spread available now for your strategies in the Brutus Options...

Out of The Money (OTM) Long Call Calendar Spread

In this article, we'll take a deep dive into the OTM Long Call Calendar Spread available now for your strategies in the Brutus Options...

All Underlyings Market Group

The All Underlyings Market Group contains all the available underlying stock and ETFs that are available to assign to a strategy.

How Do I Run My Strategy?

The Brutus Options Ranker allows you to build automated options strategies, but they must be enabled to be made 'live' and be included in...

Can I Test a Strategy While Building Up My Strategy Tree?

Yes, you can test a strategy while building up your strategy tree. We suggest testing all your strategies before enabling them to rank live...

How many strategies can I enable at once?

You can run one active strategy for free with your freemium account. For additional strategies, we offer various premium access levels or pay per...

What is a setup?

Setups are a specific combination of options contracts that matches a strategic objective. Setups are sometimes referred to as spreads or "strategies" (not to...

How do I view my strategy results?

In this article, we show you how to navigate to and receive your Brutus Options Ranker strategy results.

Strategy List

All your Brutus Options Ranker strategies. Includes strategies being built, completed strategies, and completed strategies that are enabled and will be run each day...

What is a Market Group?

Market groups is a static or dynamically generated list of underlying tickers (stocks & ETFs) which will be used to make options trading alternatives.

What is a Strategy Tree?

The Strategy Tree is a visual representation and building tool that enables you to create your own Brutus Options Ranker strategies.

What is a Strategy?

Strategies are the foundation for Brutus to perform a rank. A strategy consists of defining a combo of Market Group Option Setup (spread) to...

How does the Brutus Options Ranker work?

Knowledge base article coming soon.

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