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OIC430P: Managing the Product: Strategic Alternatives to Inaction, Part 1

Jul 22, 2018

Introduce the collar strategy, early assignment and how and investor can use options for strategic alternatives. Review perspectives on how to choose different option strategies to protect your investments with little cost to no cost.

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OIC431P: Managing the Product: Strategic Alternatives to Inaction, Part 2

Jul 22, 2018

Determine what your alternatives are after purchasing a call, and how an investor can utilize a strategy such as rolling up or out or using spreads to protect an investment.

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OIC443P: Covered Combinations, Part 1

Jul 22, 2018

Steve Meizinger explains the complexity of covered combinations; offering case studies and follow up planning in part one of Covered Combinations.

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OIC444P: Covered Combinations, Part 2

Jul 22, 2018

In part two of Covered Combinations, Steve Meizinger discusses the importance of understanding options and follow up planning to cut loss. In his closing summary, he covers the strategies and risks involved in harvesting premium.

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OIC490P-OT01: Options Talk: Volatility and Earnings

Jul 22, 2018

OIC Instructor Peter Lusk and host Joe Burgoyne discuss the type of impact that volatility can have on earnings and how positions change when volatility moves.

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OIC490P-OT02: Options Talk: Volatility Collapse and Explosion

Jul 22, 2018

Host Joe Burgoyne and Peter Lusk, an OIC instructor, continue their discussion on volatility by focusing on what happens when volatility collapses or explodes.

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OIC490P-OT03: Options Talk: Historical vs. Implied Volatility - Defining Volatility, Part 1 of 3

Jul 22, 2018

Host Joe Burgoyne speaks with Bill Ryan of OIC's Help Desk and OIC Instructor Todd Rich about what volatility is and how it works.

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OIC490P-OT04: Options Talk: Historical vs. Implied Volatility - A Comparision, Part 2 of 3

Jul 22, 2018

Host Joe Burgoyne continues his discussion with OIC Instructor Todd Rich and Bill Ryan of the OIC Help Desk about how these two types of volatility compare and contrast with one another.

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OIC490P-OT05: Options Talk: Historical vs. Implied Volatility - Vega - (Part 3 of 3)

Jul 22, 2018

The last of this three-part series concludes with host Joe Burgoyne, OIC Instructor Todd Rich and Bill Ryan of the OIC Help Desk discussing what effects that Vega, one of the Greeks, can have on volatility.

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OIC490P-OT06: Options Talk: The Risks and Rewards of the Iron Condor Strategy

Jul 22, 2018

Darren Tait of OIC's Help Desk and OIC Instructor Bill Ryan speak with host Joe Burgoyne about what this advanced trading strategy is and what to consider prior to using it in your trading arsenal.

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OIC490P-OT07: Options Talk: Put Call Parity

Jul 22, 2018

Host Joe Burgoyne speaks to Jim Bittman of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and Darren Tait from the OIC Help Desk about the meaning of put call parity, how it works and what it does to keep the markets in line with one another.

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OIC490P-OT08: Options Talk: Synthetic Long Stock

Jul 22, 2018

Darren Tait of the OIC Help Desk, Jim Bittman of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and host Joe Burgoyne build upon last week’s discussion about put-call parity by delving into the topic of synthetic long stock. Topics covered in this podcast include what is synthetic long stock, what type of investor may consider buying it and why would an investor consider buying it.

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OIC490P-OT09: Options Talk: The Greeks, Part 2

Jul 22, 2018

OIC Instructor Todd Rich and host Joe Burgoyne continue their conversation about The Greeks with an explanation of Gamma, Theta and Rho and the impact of time on each of them.

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OIC490P-OT10: Options Talk: The Greeks, Part 3

Jul 22, 2018

The last of this three-part series on The Greeks concludes with host Joe Burgoyne and OIC Instructor Todd Rich defining Vega and discussing the significant ways it can impact an option price.

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OIC490P-OT11: Options Talk: Volatility Spreads

Jul 22, 2018

Host Joe Burgoyne and OIC Instructor Aubree Greenspun explore strategies that deal specifically with volatility including calendar spreads and backspreads. This podcast also include a discussion on historical and implied volatility and important pointers for investors to keep in mind when implementing these types of spread strategies.

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OIC490P-OT12: Options Talk: Options Skew, Part 1

Jul 22, 2018

OIC Instructor Steve Meizinger and host Joe Burgoyne kick off the first of a three part series on Options Skew. While skew is an advanced trading concept, it is nonetheless important for investors to understand. In this podcast, Steve and Joe will cover what exactly is skew and the benefits that come from studying it.

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OIC490P-OT13: Options Talk: Options Skew, Part 2

Jul 22, 2018

Host Joe Burgoyne continues his discussion with OIC Instructor Steve Meizinger about the relationship between options skew and volatility. This podcast will also cover factors that investors need to keep in mind when it comes to these two concepts.

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OIC490P-OT14: Options Talk: Options Skew, Part 3

Jul 22, 2018

Host Joe Burgoyne wraps up this three-part series with a conversation about the various types of options skews including options smile and smirk. OIC Instructor Steve Meizinger weighs in with his thoughts on what drives skew and which options strategies can be used with it.

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OIC490P-OT15: Options Talk: Theta Risk and Volatility

Jul 22, 2018

Host Joe Burgoyne and OIC Instructor Peter Lusk discuss two important concepts that every investor should be familiar with – theta risk and volatility. Joe and Peter will cover what these two topics mean and how they interrelate with one another.

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OIC490P-OT16: Options Talk: Naked Long and Short Options

Jul 22, 2018

OIC Instructor Bo Nobel and Jeff Huddleston from the OIC Investor Services Help Desk discuss naked long and short options. They will discuss what it means to be naked in options trading, the risk-reward profile and how an investor may want to proceed when trading naked options.

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OIC490P-OT17: Options Talk: Horizontal and Vertical Skews

Jul 22, 2018

OIC Instructor Steve Meizinger from ISE discusses horizontal and vertical skews with host Joe Burgoyne. This podcast will cover what these skews are and how they can impact an options position.

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