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The Advisor's Option radio show with Eric Cott (MP3)
OIC's Eric Cott joined The Options Insider Radio's Mark Longo and financial advisor, Randy Swan on the December 30, year in review episode of The Advisor's Option. They discussed stock repair and replacement strategies, OIC's collar study and other offerings, and answered listener mail.
December 30, 2013 - The Options Insider Radio

A View from the Top: Gina McFadden
It's been a big year for the options industry. The Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) and OCC are celebrating their 40th anniversaries on the heels of The Options Industry Council's 20th anniversary last fall. And August 1, 2013, we celebrated another milestone, the retirement of Gina McFadden, President of OIC.
December 2013 - OIC

OIC Expands Outreach Efforts, Partnerships in China
OIC delegates made their fourth trip to China this past October to help educate China's investor base about options. Visits to Shanghai, Shenzhen and Taipei further established relationships with exchanges, regulators, industry associations and firms to position OIC as a trusted source for education as China prepares to launch exchange-listed options.
December 18, 2013 - December 2013 OCC News

Interview: Joe Burgoyne, Options Industry Council (MP3)
Joe Burgoyne, Director - Institutional and Retail Marketing for the Options Industry Council was interviewed by Bob and Marianne during their show on WGN Radio AM 720 about the upcoming Advanced Strategies Seminar in Chicago and OIC’s efforts to educate investors about using options.
October 24, 2013 – WGN Radio

Options Disclosure Document Undergoing Restructuring
The options industry's risk disclosure document, "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options," (ODD) is being analyzed to determine ways to make it more concise, clear and meaningful to explain risks to investors.
October 11, 2013 – September 2013 OCC News

OIC's Wide World of Options: Still Hearing it on the Radio
For Joe Burgoyne, hosting a new show on the Options Insider Radio Network was the best way to extend OIC's mission of education to the widest possible audience, including financial advisors. "Advisors have to have belief and confidence in the options product itself, before implementing for their clients," he said. "I think education for the client and the advisor is very important."
September 2013 - OIC

The Advisor's Option radio show with Eric Cott (MP3)
OIC's Eric Cott joins The Options Insider Radio's Mark Longo and financial advisors, Mike Cavanaugh and Randy Swan to explore some of the more elaborate option spreads that many advisors/asset managers may be familiar with – particularly spreads with wings. Listener mail is also answered.
August 27, 2013 – The Options Insider Radio

Spotlight On Pensions Using Options
While public pension programs have traditionally stayed away from using options strategies in their portfolios, that is beginning to change.
August 2013 – OIC

The Advisor's Option radio show with Eric Cott (MP3)
In this episode, OIC’s Eric Cott and The Options Insider Radio's Mark Longo along with financial advisors, Mike Cavanaugh and Randy Swan talk about why advisors gravitate toward structured products instead of using options/derivatives in client accounts and how and why advisors can and should use options. They also answer listener mail.
June 28, 2013 – The Options Insider Radio

NYSE and OIC Host the Spring 2013 Thought Leadership Forum II
On May 30 NYSE and OIC hosted the second Thought Leadership Forum in the prestigious boardroom of the NYSE featuring economist Ellen Zentner followed by a panel of top advisors who use options discussing how they implement overlay strategies and how they got started.
May 30, 2013 – NYSE

Letter to the Editor
A letter from OIC President Gina McFadden in response to "Growth in Options Trading Helps Brokers but Not Small Investors," (The New York Times, May 24).

Article: '5 Basic Options Strategies Explained'
OIC's Joe Burgoyne explains different options strategies such as spreads, butterflies, condors, straddles and strangles.
May 24, 2013 – Futures Magazine

Article: 'Financial Advisors Seek Options to Buffer Risks'
Eric Cott, Director of Financial Advisor Education discusses why and how advisors use options, OIC's latest FA initiatives (including his recent participation in the Alts Virtual Summit), as well as findings from the OIC Whitepaper, Tales From the Front.
May 17, 2013 – Markets Media

Interview: Joe Burgoyne, Options Industry Council (MP3)
Joe Burgoyne, Director - Institutional and Retail Marketing for the Options Industry Council was interviewed by Carol Roth for the Noon Show with Carol Roth about how and why investors should use options. He also discusses the upcoming Investor Education Day events hosted by OIC.
April 30, 2013 – WGN Radio

The Advisor's Option radio show with Alan Grigoletto and Eric Cott
Alan and Eric discuss an overview, the purpose, and some of the findings from OIC's latest whitepaper, "Tales from the Front," which looks at the use of options from the advisor point-of-view. Randy Swan and Mike Cavanaugh add their perspectives as advisors who already use options. Each person shares their key surprising takeaway.
April 9, 2013 – The Options Insider Radio


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