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Europe Equity Derivatives & Delta One Strategy

07 June 2012

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Despite the high intraweek volatility, European equities ended the week little changed (SXXP -0.1%). However, for the first time in five weeks, the single stock volatility fell week on week. European average single stock volatility retreated 54 bps by absolute change in 3M ATMF vol and 27 bps on a fixed strike basis. Financials led the decline in vol on a fixed strike basis, whereas Telcos and C. Staples vol rose on the week. At the country level, the vols on Dutch and Spanish names continued to rise while German and Italian vols reset lower. Last week, the best performing sector indices were Banks (SX7P +4.6%, SX7E +8.7%) while Autos lagged (SXAP -4.7%). Basic Resources (SXPP) volatility fell more than the other sectors, adjusted for 1W return. On the other hand, Chemicals (SX4P) volatility climbed the most relative to other sectors after adjusting for returns. Investors looking for a rebound in equities can buy call spreads, which offer attractive risk-reward, on the members of the JPM Consensual Long baskets. The basket members are selected for their potential to bounce back in a case of a rebound. In addition, from the ERV volatility screen, we highlight AH NA, DG FP, ABBN VX, RDSA NA, REP SQ as attractive volatility buying candidates from the list of cheap names. We also highlight SGO FP, SU FP, CA FP, RI FP, STAN LN, ASML NA as attractive volatility selling candidates from the list of rich names. All data in this report are as of market close on 6 Jun, 2012

European Equity Derivatives and Delta-One Strategy Peng Cheng, CFA


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(44-20) 7325-6935 peng.cheng@jpmorgan.com

Davide Silvestrini

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(44-20) 7777-1018 davide.silvestrini@jpmorgan.com

Sahil Manocha

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(44-20) 7742-3369 sahil.manocha@jpmorgan.com

Bram Kaplan
(44-20) 7325 8183 bram.kaplan@jpmorgan.com J.P. Morgan Securities Ltd.

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Peng Cheng, CFA (44-20) 7325-6935 peng.cheng@jpmorgan.com

Europe Equity Derivatives & Delta One Strategy 07 June 2012

Commentary
Despite the high intraweek volatility, European equities ended the week little changed (SXXP -0.1%). However, for the first time in five weeks, the single stock volatility fell week on week. European average single stock volatility retreated 54 bps by absolute change in 3M ATMF vol and 27 bps on a fixed strike basis1. Currently the average single stock volatility stands at 34.0%, compared to 2Y average of 29.5% and median of 27.7% (Figure 1). The 1M realised correlations in European indices continued to grind up, but are still substantially below this years peak (Figure 2).
Figure 1: Average 3M SS vol -0.5% last week, compared to Euro STOXX 50 vol -2.9%
3M Volatility

Figure 2: Short-dated remained substantially below this years peak


1M realised correlation

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Avg SS SX5E DAX FTSE

50% 40% 30% 20% 10% Apr

70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 02-Jan

SX5E SXXP

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Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Sectors and Sector Indices


Figure 3: Sector 3M ATM implied volatility changes vs. sector returns last week
1W change in 3M ATM volatility

Figure 4: Sector 3M ATM implied volatility changes vs. sector returns since the start of the correction
3M ATM volatility change since 19-Mar

3% SXAP SX4P SXRP SXNP SXEP SXKP SX6P 0% 2% SXIP 4% 6% 2% 1% 0% -1%

SXIP SXPP SX7P

y = -0.3125x - 0.0082 R = 0.6194

8% 7% 6% 5% 4%

SXDP SXQP SX3P -6% -4% -2%

SXAP

SXNP SXRP SX4P SXKP SX6P -10% -5% SX3P SXDP 0%

3% 2% 1% 0%

y = -0.4998x - 0.0007 R = 0.8125

SXPP

SX7P -2% -3%

SXEP -25% -20% -15%

1W Return Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy.

Return since the start of the correction (19-Mar) Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy.

Last week, the best performing sector indices are Banks (SX7P +4.6%, SX7E +8.7%) while Autos lagged (SXAP -4.7%). In Figure 3 we can see that Basic Resources (SXPP) volatility fell more than the other sectors adjusting for 1W return. On the other hand, Chemicals (SX4P) volatility climbed the most relative to other sectors after adjusting for returns. Nonetheless,
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We compute the change in fixed strike vol by taking the difference between the current 3M ATMF implied volatility and the same strike volatility one week ago.
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as Figure 4 shows, since the start of the correction, the 3M vol for the Banks (SX7P) and Basic Resources (SXPP) sector options remain amongst the most elevated, both in absolute terms and relative to their histories.
Table 1: European Sector Indices with liquid options
Ticker SX7P SXIP SXPP SXAP Banks Insurance Basic Resources Automobiles & Parts Oil & Gas Industrial Goods & Services Utilities Chemicals Retail Telecommunications Health Care Food & Beverage Banks Insurance Oil & Gas Telecommunications Sector 1W Return 4.6% 1.0% 1.9% -4.7% 0.3% -2.3% 0.3% -2.7% -1.8% -0.2% -0.7% -0.8% 8.7% 2.2% 1.4% 3.3% 2Y beta to SXXP 1.45 1.38 1.48 1.54 1.01 1.17 0.87 1.09 0.76 0.72 0.53 0.51 1.70 1.59 1.11 0.86 3M implied volatility 36.6% 31.0% 35.9% 37.1% 23.2% 26.7% 20.6% 24.9% 21.0% 19.3% 15.8% 15.3% 49.1% 35.0% 24.4% 23.0% Implied vol 2Y %ile 74.2% 75.2% 71.6% 76.6% 71.2% 60.8% 69.6% 74.0% 76.0% 67.3% 72.6% 41.7% 77.6% 81.5% 71.6% 75.2% 3M realised volatility 30.9% 28.2% 31.8% 33.8% 21.3% 23.3% 19.2% 22.8% 17.0% 16.5% 13.3% 13.4% 39.8% 33.5% 23.2% 20.3% 3M 90-110% skew 8.2% 5.9% 5.8% 7.2% 6.9% 8.5% 5.8% 6.5% 4.6% 4.0% 4.9% 4.3% 7.8% 6.6% 6.9% 5.1%

Pan-Europe Euro-zone

SXEP SXNP SX6P SX4P SXRP SXKP SXDP SX3P SX7E SXIE SXEE SXKE

Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy.

The following figures and tables show the detailed changes in single name volatility for each sector, both on a relative and a fixed strike basis, at the aggregated single stock level. Financials rallied last week (SX7P + 4.7%) and led the decline in 3M ATMF vol both on a relative and fixed strike basis. On the other hand, Telcos volatility increased the most for a second week, led by KPN and Telefonica. C. Staples (led by Nestle, Diageo) vol also rose on a fixed strike basis.
Figure 5: Financials led the drop in 3M volatility, whereas consumers vol rose
Financials Utilities Energy Materials Telecoms IT Health Care C. Staples Industrials C. Disc -2.5% -1.5% -0.5% 0.5%

Figure 6: Telecoms and C. Staples vol rose for a second week, whereas Financials and Materials vol reset down materially
Financials Materials Utilities Industrials IT C. Disc Energy Health Care C. Staples Telecoms -1.0% -0.5% 0.0% 0.5% 1.0%

Change in 3M ATMF implied volatility


Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Change in 3M fixed strike implied volatility


Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Peng Cheng, CFA (44-20) 7325-6935 peng.cheng@jpmorgan.com

Europe Equity Derivatives & Delta One Strategy 07 June 2012

Country breakdown For a second straight week, the Dutch stocks (led by KPN and ING) and Spanish stocks (led by Telefonica and Repsol) had the biggest increase in volatility in terms of the 3M fixed strike volatility. On the other hand, Germany (EON, Daimler) and Italy (Unicredit, Intesa) fell more than average on a fixed strike basis.
Figure 7: Average stock volatilities fell in most countries
Italy Spain France United Kingdom Germany Netherlands Switzerland -4.0% -3.0% -2.0% -1.0% 0.0% 1.0% Germany Italy France Switzerland United Kingdom Spain Netherlands -1.5% -1.0% -0.5% 0.0% 0.5%

Figure 8: Netherlands and Spain average stock volatilities reset up the most, Germany and Italy vol fell

Change in 3M ATM implied volatility


Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Change in 3M fixed strike implied volatility


Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Names with large moves in volatility The following tables show the changes in volatility, both on a relative and a fixed strike basis, at the single stock level.
Table 2: Names with biggest decrease in fixed strike vol
Current 3M ATMF 1W Change in Implied Vol Fixed Strike Vol 46.8% -3.0% 37.1% -3.0% 30.9% -2.8% 39.5% -2.3% 59.8% -2.3% 64.4% -2.1% 40.1% -1.9% 43.6% -1.8% 40.7% -1.6% 30.7% -1.5%

Table 3: Names with biggest increase in fixed strike vol


Current 3M ATMF 1W Change in Implied Vol Fixed Strike Vol 42.0% 3.9% 22.3% 1.7% 34.1% 1.5% 36.0% 1.4% 51.1% 1.2% 16.1% 1.1% 20.5% 1.1% 21.8% 1.1% 22.5% 1.0% 38.6% 0.8%

Ticker CS FP CSGN VX EOAN GY DAI GY UCG IM NOK1V FH BMW GY DBK GY CA FP BAS GY

1W Stock Return 5.8% 1.4% -3.1% -7.1% 12.3% 2.1% -5.8% -1.5% 0.3% -3.8%

Ticker KPN NA CNA LN UHR VX CFR VX BNP FP NESN VX GSK LN DGE LN BATS LN TEF SQ

1W Stock Return 0.0% 0.3% -3.0% -6.3% 13.6% -2.0% 1.2% 3.5% 1.8% 8.2%

Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Peng Cheng, CFA (44-20) 7325-6935 peng.cheng@jpmorgan.com

Europe Equity Derivatives & Delta One Strategy 07 June 2012

Table 4: Names with biggest 1W decrease/increase in 3M ATMF implied vol


Ticker UCG IM ISP IM CS FP BNP FP GLE FP CNA LN NESN VX UHR VX CFR VX KPN NA Average Current Implied Vol 59.8% 57.2% 46.8% 51.1% 61.2% 22.3% 16.1% 34.1% 36.0% 42.0% 34.0% 1W Change in Vol -6.7% -5.9% -5.9% -4.4% -4.2% 1.6% 1.9% 2.5% 3.4% 3.9% -0.5% 1W Stock Return 12.3% 11.7% 5.8% 13.6% 10.7% 0.3% -2.0% -3.0% -6.3% 0.0%

Table 5: Names with lowest/highest implied-realised vol spread


Ticker AH NA ZURN VX UL FP ATCOA SS ADS GY ASML NA AAL LN VIV FP UBSN VX ALV GY 3M ATMF IV 22.4% 24.3% 26.4% 38.3% 33.4% 33.5% 39.5% 36.1% 36.1% 35.8% 3M Realised Vol 22.0% 22.6% 24.6% 36.3% 31.3% 28.0% 33.9% 30.1% 29.3% 26.4% Implied-Realised Spread 0.4% 1.7% 1.7% 1.9% 2.1% 5.5% 5.6% 6.0% 6.8% 9.4%

Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Peng Cheng, CFA (44-20) 7325-6935 peng.cheng@jpmorgan.com

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Trade Ideas
Investors wishing to gain exposure to a potential rebound in equity markets can purchase options on the constituents of our J.P. Morgan Global Consensual Long baskets. The basket members are selected by the JPM Quantitative Research team for their potential to bounce back in a potential rebound. On the 10 largest market cap names (Table 6) in the European basket, clients can buy a Sep-12 105% - 115% call spread for 2.75% for a maximum payoff-cost ratio of 3.6x, or a Sep-12 105%-120% call spread for 3.25% for a maximum payoff-cost ratio of 4.6x (equally weighted, quanto EUR).
Table 6: Investors can buy call spreads on the European basket of names below
Ticker RDSA NA BLT LN BP/ LN GSK LN FP FP RIO LN VOW3 GY AZN LN SAN SQ GSZ FP Name Royal Dutch Sh-A BHP Billiton Plc BP Plc Glaxosmithkline Total SA Rio Tinto Plc Volkswagen-Pfd Astrazeneca Plc Banco Santander GDF Suez Sector Energy Materials Energy Health Care Energy Materials Consumer Discretionary Health Care Financials Utilities JPM Rating Neutral Neutral Overweight Neutral Overweight Overweight Overweight Neutral Overweight Neutral Last Price 25.2 1769.0 413.1 1441.5 35.0 2886.0 124.1 2629.5 4.8 16.3

Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives & Quantitative Strategy

Additionally, investors can gain global exposure on the basket in Table 7, which contains the 15 largest market cap names across the global baskets. A Sep-12 105% - 115% call spread costs 2.90% for a risk-reward ratio of 3.4x, and a Sep-12 105%-120% call spread costs 3.55% for a maximum payoff-cost ratio of 4.2x. (equally weighted, quanto USD).
Table 7: Additionally, Investors can buy call spreads on the global basket of names below
Ticker RDSA NA BLT LN BP/ LN GSK LN FP FP RIO LN C UN VOW3 GY AZN LN AIG UN SAN SQ GSZ FP 3328 HK AAL LN F UN Name Royal Dutch Sh-A BHP Billiton Plc BP Plc Glaxosmithkline Total SA Rio Tinto Plc Citigroup Inc Volkswagen-Pfd Astrazeneca Plc American Interna Banco Santander GDFSuez Bank Of Commun-H Anglo Amer Plc Ford Motor Co Sector Energy Materials Energy Health Care Energy Materials Financials Consumer Discretionary Health Care Financials Financials Utilities Financials Materials Consumer Discretionary JPM Rating Neutral Neutral Overweight Neutral Overweight Overweight Neutral Overweight Neutral Neutral Overweight Neutral Overweight Neutral Not Covered Last Price 25.2 1769.0 413.1 1441.5 35.0 2886.0 27.1 124.1 2629.5 29.9 4.8 16.3 5.1 2108.0 10.6

Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives& Quantitative Strategy

Peng Cheng, CFA (44-20) 7325-6935 peng.cheng@jpmorgan.com

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In Figure 9 and Figure 10 we show the cheapest and richest names in our Enhanced Relative Value ranking. We reiterate our previous recommendations of buying 1x2 call ratio on Schneider and call spreads on Volvo, and selling puts on Standard Chartered. We highlight AH NA, DG FP, ABBN VX, RDSA NA, REP SQ as attractive volatility buying candidates from the list of cheap names. We also highlight SGO FP, SU FP, CA FP, RI FP, STAN LN, ASML NA as attractive volatility selling candidates from the list of rich names.
Figure 9: Cheapest names ranked by the ERV model
Ticker Ticker AH NA EOAN GY CS FP LIN GY BAS GY ROG VX ZURN VX UL FP DG FP RDSA NA REP SQ OGZD LI G IM HEIA NA MC FP ABBN VX BP/ LN FP FP BAYN GY Name Name Koninklijke Ahold NV E.ON AG AXA SA Linde AG BASF SE Roche Holding AG Zurich Insurance Group AG Unibail-Rodamco SE Vinci SA Royal Dutch Shell PLC Repsol YPF SA Gazprom OAO Assicurazioni Generali SpA Heineken NV LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitt ABB Ltd BP PLC Total SA Bayer AG Sector Sector Consumer Staples Utilities Financials Materials Materials Health Care Financials Financials Industrials Energy Energy Energy Financials Consumer Staples Consumer Discretionary Industrials Energy Energy Health Care Risk Risk Fundamental Fundamental Combined Premium Premium Z-Score Rank Rank Z-Score Rank EWMA Z- EWMA Fundamental Fundamental Combined -1.64 5 -0.69 20 1 -0.77 16 -1.29 9 2 -1.76 4 -0.41 29 3 -0.89 13 -0.69 21 4 -0.31 30 -1.39 7 5 -0.43 25 -1.05 15 6 -0.14 41 -1.78 1 7 -0.71 18 -0.60 25 8 -0.56 20 -0.53 27 9 -0.08 45 -1.52 5 10 -1.44 7 -0.09 43 11 -0.74 17 -0.24 34 12 -0.81 15 -0.12 37 13 -0.33 28 -0.61 24 14 -1.56 6 -0.02 47 15 -0.06 46 -1.36 8 16 -0.05 47 -1.28 10 17 0.16 55 -1.75 2 18 -0.21 35 -0.62 23 19 Trading Signal Trading Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap Cheap

Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Figure 10: Richest names ranked by the ERV model


Ticker Ticker SAN SQ BBVA SQ NOK1V FH INGA NA SGO FP PHIA NA BLT LN RI FP VIV FP EAD FP UBSN VX TEF SQ GLE FP SU FP CA FP ASML NA IMT LN BT/A LN BARC LN RB/ LN BATS LN STAN LN RIO LN Name Name Banco Santander SA Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentari Nokia OYJ ING Groep NV Cie de St-Gobain Koninklijke Philips Electronic BHP Billiton PLC Pernod-Ricard SA Vivendi SA European Aeronautic Defence an UBS AG Telefonica SA Societe Generale SA Schneider Electric SA Carrefour SA ASML Holding NV Imperial Tobacco Group PLC BT Group PLC Barclays PLC Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC British American Tobacco PLC Standard Chartered PLC Rio Tinto PLC Risk Risk Fundamental Fundamental Combined Premium Premium Z-Score Rank Rank Z-Score Rank Sector EWMA Z- EWMA Fundamental Fundamental Combined Financials 3.98 92 3.09 91 87 Financials 2.73 91 2.67 90 86 Information Technology 1.68 90 2.03 89 85 Financials 0.98 81 0.55 72 84 Industrials 1.11 85 0.40 67 83 Industrials 0.51 70 0.73 78 82 Materials 0.94 79 0.44 69 81 Consumer Staples 0.39 66 0.75 79 80 Consumer Discretionary 0.19 57 1.64 87 79 Industrials 0.21 59 1.23 85 78 Financials 0.63 72 0.52 71 77 Telecommunication Services 0.64 73 0.43 68 76 Financials 0.83 76 0.36 64 75 Industrials 0.34 64 0.62 75 74 Consumer Staples 1.23 87 0.04 51 73 Information Technology 0.02 50 1.80 88 72 Consumer Staples 0.63 71 0.40 66 71 Telecommunication Services 0.95 80 0.12 55 70 Financials 0.12 54 0.76 81 69 Consumer Staples 1.08 84 0.01 50 68 Consumer Staples 1.01 82 0.00 49 67 Financials 0.89 77 0.08 52 66 Materials 0.06 52 0.56 73 65 Sector Trading Signal Trading Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich Rich

Source: J.P. Morgan Equity Derivatives Strategy

Peng Cheng, CFA (44-20) 7325-6935 peng.cheng@jpmorgan.com

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Universe: Our single stock universe consists of all the names in the Euro STOXX 50 index, top 25 names in the FTSE 100 index, top 10 names in the SMI index, top 5 names in the RDXUSD index, top 5 names in the OMX index, plus names outside of the Euro STOXX 50 but in the top 20 names in the CAC index, top 15 names in the DAX index, top 10 names in the AEX index. Enhanced Relative Value Methodology: For the detailed methodology please refer to our ERV model initiation report. Risk Premium Z-Score: we compute the exponentially weighted moving average (EWMA) volatility for a company, and regress the 3M implied to EWMA volatility spreads against the companies' CDS spreads across our universe. The Z-Scores are the residuals from the regression standardised by the standard deviation of the residuals. High Z-score implies rich implied volatility. Fundamental Z-Score: we regress the 3M implied volatility against the companys 1Y beta to the SXXP index and its 3M return. The Z-Score is the residuals from the regression standardised by the standard deviation of the residuals. High Z-score implies rich implied volatility. Combined Rank: the average of the Risk Premium Ranking and Fundamental Ranking. Earnings Day Implied Move: We assume that the market prices implied volatility with one day of excess volatility on the earnings announcement day, and all other days with a lower background volatility. There are three potential indicators of what the background volatility of a stock may be, excluding the earnings day itself: 1. The forward-starting implied volatility between the two option expiries falling directly after the earnings announcement 2. The implied volatility of the front option expiry if that expiry falls prior to the earnings announcement day 3. The hypothetical implied volatility for a maturity corresponding to the earnings announcement day, interpolated from the J.P.Morgan model implied volatility term structure (which is based upon a natural log regression for the expiries falling directly after the earnings announcement day, and the implied volatility at these maturities). Having estimated the background implied volatility, we can estimate the excess volatility for the earnings announcement day that is implied by the volatility term structure. We convert this excess volatility into an expected earnings-day move. This figure can then be compared to the size of stock moves on previous earnings announcement days, in order to highlight potential opportunities. An alternative method is to estimate what the earnings day move will be (perhaps using the average historical delivered earnings day move over the last several earnings announcements, for example) and then exclude this anticipated excess volatility from the actual implied volatility term structure. The underlying (ex-earnings) implied volatility term structure can then be analysed in order to identify relative value. Note that we do include one additional constraint that the earnings day move should never be less than the estimated background volatility. Please note that there are important considerations when trading earnings-day moves, including other potential sources of excess volatility (such as M&A activity, economic data flow, etc.) that may also explain the premium of actual implied volatility to background volatility estimates.

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Risks of common option strategies Risks to Strategies: Not all option strategies are suitable for investors; certain strategies may expose investors to significant potential losses. We have summarized the risks of selected derivative strategies. For additional risk information, please call your sales representative for a copy of "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options". We advise investors to consult their tax advisors and legal counsel about the tax implications of these strategies. Please also refer to option risk disclosure documents Put Sale. Investors who sell put options will own the underlying stock if the stock price falls below the strike price of the put option. Investors, therefore, will be exposed to any decline in the stock price below the strike potentially to zero, and they will not participate in any stock appreciation if the option expires unexercised. Call Sale. Investors who sell uncovered call options have exposure on the upside that is theoretically unlimited. Call Overwrite or Buywrite. Investors who sell call options against a long position in the underlying stock give up any appreciation in the stock price above the strike price of the call option, and they remain exposed to the downside of the underlying stock in the return for the receipt of the option premium. Booster. In a sell-off, the maximum realised downside potential of a double-up booster is the net premium paid. In a rally, option losses are potentially unlimited as the investor is net short a call. When overlaid onto a long stock position, upside losses are capped (as for a covered call), but downside losses are not. Collar. Locks in the amount that can be realized at maturity to a range defined by the put and call strike. If the collar is not costless, investors risk losing 100% of the premium paid. Since investors are selling a call option, they give up any stock appreciation above the strike price of the call option. Call Purchase. Options are a decaying asset, and investors risk losing 100% of the premium paid if the stock is below the strike price of the call option. Put Purchase. Options are a decaying asset, and investors risk losing 100% of the premium paid if the stock is above the strike price of the put option. Straddle or Strangle. The seller of a straddle or strangle is exposed to stock increases above the call strike and stock price declines below the put strike. Since exposure on the upside is theoretically unlimited, investors who also own the stock would have limited losses should the stock rally. Covered writers are exposed to declines in the long stock position as well as any additional shares put to them should the stock decline below the strike price of the put option. Having sold a covered call option, the investor gives up all appreciation in the stock above the strike price of the call option. Put Spread. The buyer of a put spread risks losing 100% of the premium paid. The buyer of higher ratio put spread has unlimited downside below the lower strike (down to zero), dependent on the number of lower struck puts sold. The maximum gain is limited to the spread between the two put strikes, when the underlying is at the lower strike. Investors who own the underlying stock will have downside protection between the higher strike put and the lower strike put. However, should the stock price fall below the strike price of the lower strike put, investors regain exposure to the underlying stock, and this exposure is multiplied by the number of puts sold. Call Spread. The buyer risks losing 100% of the premium paid. The gain is limited to the spread between the two strike prices. The seller of a call spread risks losing an amount equal to the spread between the two call strikes less the net premium received. By selling a covered call spread, the investor remains exposed to the downside of the stock and gives up the spread between the two call strikes should the stock rally. Butterfly Spread. A butterfly spread consists of two spreads established simultaneously. One a bull spread and the other a bear spread. The resulting position is neutral, that is, the investor will profit if the underlying is stable. Butterfly spreads are established at a net debit. The maximum profit will occur at the middle strike price, the maximum loss is the net debit. Pricing Is Illustrative Only: Prices quoted in the above trade ideas are our estimate of current market levels, and are not indicative trading levels.
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Disclosures This report is a product of the research department's Global Equity Derivatives and Delta One Strategy group. Views expressed may differ from the views of the research analysts covering stocks or sectors mentioned in this report. Structured securities, options, futures and other derivatives are complex instruments, may involve a high degree of risk, and may be appropriate investments only for sophisticated investors who are capable of understanding and assuming the risks involved. Because of the importance of tax considerations to many option transactions, the investor considering options should consult with his/her tax advisor as to how taxes affect the outcome of contemplated option transactions. Analyst Certification: The research analyst(s) denoted by an AC on the cover of this report certifies (or, where multiple research analysts are primarily responsible for this report, the research analyst denoted by an AC on the cover or within the document individually certifies, with respect to each security or issuer that the research analyst covers in this research) that: (1) all of the views expressed in this report accurately reflect his or her personal views about any and all of the subject securities or issuers; and (2) no part of any of the research analyst's compensation was, is, or will be directly or indirectly related to the specific recommendations or views expressed by the research analyst(s) in this report.

Important Disclosures

Market Maker: JPMS makes a market in the stock of ASML.

Lead or Co-manager: J.P. Morgan acted as lead or co-manager in a public offering of equity and/or debt securities for ABB, Ahold, Vinci, Pernod-Ricard SA, Saint-Gobain, Schneider Electric, Standard Chartered, Repsol, Volvo within the past 12 months. Client: J.P. Morgan currently has, or had within the past 12 months, the following company(ies) as clients: ABB, Ahold, Vinci, Royal Dutch Shell A, Royal Dutch Shell B, ASML, Carrefour, Pernod-Ricard SA, Saint-Gobain, Schneider Electric, Standard Chartered, Repsol, Volvo. Client/Investment Banking: J.P. Morgan currently has, or had within the past 12 months, the following company(ies) as investment banking clients: ABB, Ahold, Vinci, Royal Dutch Shell A, Royal Dutch Shell B, Pernod-Ricard SA, Saint-Gobain, Schneider Electric, Standard Chartered, Repsol, Volvo. Client/Non-Investment Banking, Securities-Related: J.P. Morgan currently has, or had within the past 12 months, the following company(ies) as clients, and the services provided were non-investment-banking, securities-related: ABB, Ahold, Vinci, Royal Dutch Shell A, Royal Dutch Shell B, ASML, Carrefour, Pernod-Ricard SA, Saint-Gobain, Schneider Electric, Standard Chartered, Repsol, Volvo.

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