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How to Use Options to Take Advantage of Volatility
OIC's Frank Tirado explains how investors and traders can use options as a defensive tool against big moves in the market, such as the upcoming US election.
October 31, 2016 -

Don't let the election - and market uncertainty - upend your portfolio
OIC's Frank Tirado talks to Jeff Brown with CNBC about how investors can use the collar strategy to reduce the cost of insurance during times of market uncertainty.
October 24, 2016 -

How to Invest in LEAPS
OIC Vice President of Education, Frank Tirado, discusses how investors can use Long-term Equity AnticiPation Securities (LEAPS) in longer-term options strategies to hedge against market risk.
October 18, 2016 - U.S. News & World Report

This Time It REALLY Could Be Different
Frank Tirado, OIC Vice President of Education, explains how advisors and investors can protect their portfolios with exchange-listed options.
September 13, 2016 -

Collars Offer Flexible Protection
Gary Delany, OIC Director of European Marketing and Education, discusses how investors can use the two-part collar strategy as protection against market risk.
August 29, 2016 - MoneyShow

Options On ETFs Or Indexes?
Frank Tirado, OIC Vice President of Education, explains how advisors and investors could use options on indexes or ETFs in their investment strategies to hedge market risk, generate income or boost growth.
July 21, 2016 -

Using ETF Options To Harvest Income And Manage Market Volatility
Frank Tirado, Vice President of OIC, discusses how investors and advisors are increasingly using ETF options to provide income generation and portfolio protection.
June 10, 2016 – Investor's Business Daily

OIC 2016: Options Industry Leaders Panel (MP3)
Scot Warren, OCC Executive Vice President of Business and Product Development, moderates this panel with representatives from Bats Global Markets, BOX Options Exchange, CBOE, MIAX, NASDAQ and NYSE. Topics discussed included liquidity, industry regulation, new innovations in technology and more.
Options Insider Radio - May 26, 2016

OIC 2016: Panel Discussion: Washington Outlook (MP3)
Listen to the Washington Outlook Panel moderated by Jim Hall, OCC Director of Government Relations. This discussion covers Congressional agenda, regulatory focus, and the overall impact of the political​ environment on financial services.
Options Insider Radio - May 25, 2016

Spreads a 'first trading tool' with limited risk​
Gary Delany, OIC Director of European Marketing and Education, discusses options spreads as trading tools and how investors can use them to reduce the cost of an option.
June 2, 2016 – Trading Floor

Harness Volatile Markets with Options Strangles and Straddles
OIC's Michael McFarlin discusses how you can use options to capitalize on market movements.
May 19, 2016 – MoneyShow

Talking Options Resources for Financial Advisors with OIC (MP3)
Missed OIC's 3rd Annual Financial Advisor Forum in California? In this episode of the Options Insider Radio, Eric Cott, OIC Director of Financial Advisor Education, joins host Mark Longo to discuss popular topics from the recent FA Forum held in LA including the increased focus on ETFs, regulation related to options use in IRAs, resources available to advisors on the OIC website, the rise of the robo advisor and more.
May 16, 2016 – The Options Insider Radio

Article: 'Do your homework before embarking on an options journey'
Gary Delany, OIC Director of European Marketing and Education, discusses six key educational components for options novices to consider before they begin trading options.
April 21, 2016 – Trading Floor

Article: 'A New Twist on the Covered Call'
Michael McFarlin, Marketing Analyst for OIC, gives educational insight into how investors can trade weekly covered calls for income generation.
April 21, 2016 – MoneyShow

Article: 'Options Greeks for Next Level Traders'
OIC's Director of Institutional and Retail Marketing, Joe Burgoyne, discusses the importance of options pricing models and two of the Greeks, delta and theta, that help calculate the theoretical value of an option.
March 22, 2016 – MoneyShow

Article: 'Clearing up the differences in equity options markets'
OIC's Gary Delany explains how having one clearinghouse for all listed equity options in the U.S. versus several in Europe impacts the fungibility of trades and what that means for the changes Europe is undergoing in regards to exchange traded equity options.
March 17, 2016 – Trading Floor

Article: 'US ETF options cover broad range of funds'
In an article for Saxo Group's Trading Floor, Gary Delany discusses the growth of popularity for ETFs among investors, the record inflow for ETFs during 2015 in the US, and how ETF options can be used for hedging strategies and liquidity reasons.
February 23, 2016 – Trading Floor

Article: 'Retail investors value US listed equity options'
OIC's Gary Delany discusses the exponential growth in U.S. listed equity options over the last 40 years and how the flexible and competitive market structure has influenced retail investors as well as trading volumes.
February 10, 2016 – Trading Floor

Using options in portfolio management
OIC's Gary Delany addresses the popularity of U.S. equity options among wealth managers in an interview with Professional Wealth Management. He offers insight about the different products and strategies available for managing risk with options as well as OIC's focus on education and the responsible use of exchange-listed equity options.

January 2016 – Professional Wealth Management

Article: 'What a dig deeper reveals about the listed US equity option market'
In a story from Saxo Group's Trading Floor, OIC's Director of European Marketing and Education, Gary Delany, addresses Europe's influence on the U.S. listed equity options markets and the draw that its liquidity, transparency and depth have for European investors.
January 11, 2016 – Trading Floor

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