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Trading Covered Calls to Generate Income
 
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Using Covered Calls To Generate Income by the Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Beginner's Guide To Options series, click here https://goo.gl/qu0rLB Want to generate income from the stocks you already own? You can increase your returns – without increasing downside risk – with a covered call. In this Beginner's Guide To Options video, you’ll learn about covered call options as an investment strategy. About the series: Learn specific options trading strategies from OIC's options experts
Trading Protective Put Options
 
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Protective Put Strategies Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Beginner's Guide To Options series, click here https://goo.gl/qu0rLB Learn how protective put strategies can help protect you from a market that looks like trouble ahead. If you think your investments could see a temporary downturn, but don’t want to sell them, you could consider a protective put. In this Beginner's Guide To Options video, you'll learn about protective puts as an investment strategy. About the series: Learn specific options trading strategies from OIC's options experts
The Collar Strategy
 
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The Collar Strategy by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Basic Options Strategies and Concepts Series click here https://goo.gl/TA8zlN Want to learn how you can protect your investment from downside risk for little to no cost? This video will introduce you to the collar, a strategy that can be used to cover underlying assets such as stocks and ETFs. About the series: Learn specific options trading strategies from OIC's options experts
Bull Call Spread
 
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Bull Call Spread by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Essential Spread Strategies Series click here https://goo.gl/AbUVhL Are you bullish on a stock or ETF, but don't want to risk buying shares outright? This video will explain how you express a bullish opinion with a spread strategy that requires less capital risk. About the series: Learn intermediate-advanced spread strategies for trading options
In the Money, At the Money, and Out of the Money Options Explained
 
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In The Money, At the Money, and Out of the Money Options Explained by the Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn the difference between being in the money, at the money and out of the money and how different stock prices and strike prices can affect put and call options. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
Bear Put Spread
 
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Bear Put Spread Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Essential Spread Strategies Series click here: https://goo.gl/AbUVhL Have you ever been bearish on a stock, index or ETF, but think buying a put is too expensive and selling short is too risky? You might want to consider a Bear Put Spread. Watch this video to see how this strategy can allow investors to benefit when markets are dropping. About the series: Learn intermediate-advanced spread strategies for trading options
Trading Long-Call Options to Reduce Risk
 
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Long Call Options: Learning The Basics by the Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Beginner's Guide To Options series, click here https://goo.gl/qu0rLB If you’re an investor with an optimistic view of a stock, index or ETF – but you’re looking to invest with less money at risk, you might want to examine a long-call strategy. In this Beginner's Guide To Options video, you'll learn the basics of a long call strategy. About the series: Learn specific options trading strategies from OIC's options experts
Options Assignment Explained
 
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Options Assignment Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn what an options assignment is and what it means when an options seller gets assigned. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
Options Education Program
 
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Whether you're an options novice or just deployed an iron condor, the Options Education Program has you covered. Visit OptionsEducation.org for more information.
Options Greeks: How To Use Delta, Gamma, Theta, Vega, and Rho
 
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Options Greeks: How To Use Delta, Gamma, Theta, Vega, and Rho by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing Volatillity Series click here https://goo.gl/0D5Bgv Like many other fundamental concepts, the Greeks can be easy to apply to your option positions. In this 60-minute session, learn how the five key Greeks can significantly impact your positions, from OIC instructor Joe Burgoyne. About the series: Learn how volatillity can impact your options positions
LEAPS: Long Term Options Explained
 
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LEAPS: Long Term Options Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn the basics of long term options contracts and how they're different from standard options contracts. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
How to Trade Put Options
 
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How To Trade Put Options - Common Strategies Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Basic Options Strategies and Concepts Series click here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK_ozbfIM7m0_L2_xhaSHpvoBxEWSwIii If you think a stock or ETF's price is headed down, a long put could be a profitable strategy. The long put is a limited risk options strategy that gives you the right to sell shares of the underlying asset at a set price. Learn the basics of how put options work and how you can incorporate them into your trading strategy. About the series: Get an in depth understanding of basic options trading strategies and core concepts.
LEAPS® Options Explained - Long Term Options Strategies
 
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LEAPS® Options Explained - Long Term Options Strategies by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing Volatility Series click here https://goo.gl/m2C64y Some investors think of options as a short-term instrument, but LEAPS options on stocks, indexes and ETFs have a timeframe that can approach two or more years! While LEAPS – which stands for Long-term Equity AnticiPation Securities® – are not available on every stock, index and ETF, they can be used for many of the more actively traded symbols. Join OIC guest instructor Marty Kearney as he discusses how many of the strategies you currently employ could be used for a longer-term outlook using LEAPS options. About the series: Learn about short and long term options trading strategies
What Are Options?
 
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What Are Options? by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn the basic principles of options trading—what options are and how they work. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
Video Tour of OIC's Website
 
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OptionsEducation.org is OIC’s comprehensive website that offers online classes, podcasts, videos, trading tools and live options help.
How are Options Priced? - Understanding Options Pricing Factors
 
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How are Options Priced? - Understanding Options Pricing Factors by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Basic Options Strategies and Concepts Series click here https://goo.gl/TA8zlN What’s more important than the actual option price in your options portfolio? Not much. In this webinar, learn about the forces that both generate your option prices and make them move. He’ll also go over the impact of pricing factors on your various option strategies – and make time for some of your questions. About the series: Get an in depth understanding of basic options trading strategies and core concepts
Option Type, Style, Class and Series Explained
 
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Option Type, Style, Class and Series by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx There are four aspects of an option—type, style, class and series. Learn what each one means in this video. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
Trading a Cash-Secured Put Options Strategy
 
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Trading A Cash Secured Put Options Strategy by The Options Industry Council (OIC). For The Full Generating Income with Options Series click here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK_ozbfIM7m0w9IvJSbmuj2ob0tDzWb4e Wouldn't it be nice if you generated income while waiting for the price of a stock you want to buy to come down? With a cash secured put, that's exactly what you can do. Learn how to trade a cash secured put as a strategy to buy a stock at your preferred price. About the series: Learn options trading strategies that generate income.
How and When To Use A Covered Combo Options Strategy
 
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How and When to Use A Covered Combo Options Strategy by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Options Concepts Level 2 series click here https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK_ozbfIM7m0_L2_xhaSHpvoBxEWSwIii If you think a stock is heading sideways, a covered combo is a strategy that can enhance the return of a traditional covered call. A covered combo is where you sell an out of the money call and put on top of your long position in the stock. Learn how a covered combo can be an effective strategy to capture options premium and increase the returns of an existing long position. About the series: Learn how to trade intermediate options strategies
How To Trade Put Options To Generate Income
 
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How To Trade Put Options To Generate Income by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Generating Income With Options Series click here https://goo.gl/mKwdw9 Options are versatile products. While they can be instruments to hedge against market risk, they can also be used to generate income or to acquire stock at pre-determined levels based on the strike price. In this one-hour session, we’ll take a look at put options as vehicles that can help you achieve your investment goals – and we’ll also take a look at risk/reward approaches to your investing. About the series: Learn options trading strategies that generate income
Options Opening Transactions: Creating or Increasing a Position Explained
 
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Options Opening Transactions: Creating or Increasing a Position Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn about what happens when you create or increase a position in a particular options contract. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
Options Closing Transactions: Eliminating or Reducing a Position Explained
 
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Options Closing Transactions: Eliminating or Reducing a Position Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn the basics of a closing transaction and what it means for your position in an options contract. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
How Implied Volatility and Historical Volatility Impact Options Positions
 
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How Implied Volatility and Historical Volatility Impact Options Positions by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing Volatillity Series click here https://goo.gl/0D5Bgv Understanding how implied volatility and historical volatility can affect your options strategy is one of the most important components to investing. It's important to know whether the options contract you just purchased or sold was cheap or expensive in relation to past prices. By understanding volatility, an investor can gain a better understanding for current pricing and its associated risks and rewards. About the series: Learn how volatillity can impact your options positions
Top 5 ETF Options Trading Strategies
 
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Top 5 ETF Options Strategies by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Basic Options Strategies and Concepts Series click here https://goo.gl/TA8zlN Does your ETF have options? With more than 500 optionable ETFs to choose from, learn about potential ways to protect ETF gains and limit losses with options. ETF options strategies can be used to limit your downside risk and to generate income in up,down and sideways markets. Joe Burgoyne, Director of Retail Education from The Options Industry Council, will show you how. About the series: Get an in depth understanding of basic options trading strategies and core concepts
Options Pricing Explained
 
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Options Pricing Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn what factors affect equity options prices and see how the underlying stock price, strike price and volatility impact the value. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
The Best Options Strategies To Hedge Risk
 
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The Best Options Strategies To Hedge Risk by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Basic Options Strategies and Concepts Series click here https://goo.gl/TA8zlN Sometimes, the best investing strategy is a good defense. In this webinar, learn how defensive option strategies that can offer some protection for your portfolio. He’ll take a look at puts, calls and different spreads types, analyzing how these positions work and whether they’re done for debits or credits. Most importantly, you’ll get to know if they’re for you. About the series: Get an in depth understanding of basic options trading strategies and core concepts This session is intended for the intermediate-level investor.
Calendar Spread Trading Strategies Explained
 
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Calendar Spread Trading Strategies Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Essential Spread Strategies Series click here https://goo.gl/AbUVhL Time spreads, also known as calendar or horizontal spreads, can be a great options strategy. Generally, they involve both short- and long-term positions over differing expiration months that can be used as bullish, bearish or neutral strategies, making them appropriate for a number of investment scenarios. In this video we’ll look at the basics, uses for and risks of time spreads – with some time to discuss how to adjust your position if your forecast changes. About the series: Learn intermediate-advanced spread strategies for trading options
How To Adjust Covered Call Positions
 
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How To Adjust Covered Call Positions by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing Options Positions Series click here https://goo.gl/QGdR8a In the second part of our series on position adjustments, we’ll focus on the covered call. After a quick review of the strategy and its risk profile, we’ll take a look at an investor’s motivation for initiating the covered call. What position adjustments do you need to consider when the forecast on the underlying changes? How can you roll strikes up or down? And what about assignment – when should you expect it, and what can you do to help avoid it? About the series: Learn tips and techniques to manage your options positions
Call Options Adjustments: How To Adjust To The Market
 
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Call Options Adjustments: How To Adjust To The Market by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing Options Positions Series click here https://goo.gl/QGdR8a Taking an options position can sometimes prove to be the easiest part of the trade process. But what happens next? How do you adjust your position when your opinion changes on the underlying, or when things change in the market? Options Industry Council instructor Joe Burgoyne will take you through five different call adjustment scenarios when the underlying moves up, along with their associated P&L prospects. About the series: Learn tips and techniques to manage your options positions
Vertical Spread Trading Strategies Explained
 
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Vertical Spread Trading Strategies Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Essential Spread Strategies Series click here https://goo.gl/AbUVhL Vertical spreads are straightforward option strategies with clear risk/reward outcomes. Join OIC’s Joe Burgoyne as he explains four different types of vertical spreads and compares them to other options choices. We’ll go over why these spreads can be a rewarding strategy and will have some practical points on entering and exiting vertical-spread positions. About the series: Learn intermediate-advanced spread strategies for trading options
Short Equity Call & Put Explained
 
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Short Equity Call & Put Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn what it means to have a short equity call or short equity put position. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
How Do I Manage my Covered Call Options?
 
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How Do I Manage my Covered Call Options? by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing Options Positions Series click here https://goo.gl/QGdR8a Learn to adapt to a changing market with key tactics that every covered-call writer should know. In this 60-minute session, we take a look at factors to consider when managing your position. About the series: Learn tips and techniques to manage your options positions
How Do Options Work? - Terminology and Core Concepts
 
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How Do Options Work? - Terminology and Core Concepts by The Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Basic Options Strategies and Concepts Series click here https://goo.gl/TA8zlN When you’re just starting on your options journey, the core concepts and the terminology can seem daunting – but they’re not necessarily complicated. Watch this 60-minute session for a clear starting point on your options education. About the series: Get an in depth understanding of basic options trading strategies and core concepts
8 Essential Options Concepts
 
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8 Essential Options Concepts by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Beginner's Guide To Options series, click here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK_ozbfIM7m0_L2_xhaSHpvoBxEWSwIii How can you use options as a risk management tool to protect your portfolio against market risks? In this Beginner's Guide To Options video, you'll learn about 8 essential options concepts to get you started with trading options. About the series: Learn specific options trading strategies from OIC's options experts
Backspread Options Trading Strategies Explained
 
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Backspread Options Trading Strategies Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Essential Spread Strategies Series click here https://goo.gl/AbUVhL Backspreads – a directional strategy that provide investors with an opportunity to participate in large underlying price moves – can be used with limited cash outlay and tailored risk. In just an hour, Darren Tait of The Options Industry Council will discuss how these unique spreads involve either all calls (bullish) or all puts (bearish). He’ll even go over the impacts of time and implied-volatility changes on these trades, and will take a look at deltas, break-even prices and maximum profit and losses. About the series: Learn intermediate-advanced spread strategies for trading options
Using Implied Volatility to Improve Your Options Trading
 
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How Volatillity Impacts Options Pricing by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing Volatillity Series click here https://goo.gl/0D5Bgv Implied volatility is a key part of every option position, and one that all investors should understand. In this 60 minute webinar, we analyze how implied volatility affects your position when the underlying stock soars, falls or goes sideways – and offer ideas for how you can use it to your advantage in the future. About the series: Learn how volatillity can impact your options positions
Credit Spread Trading Strategies Explained
 
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Credit Spread Trading Strategies Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Essential Spread Strategies Series click here https://goo.gl/AbUVhL A credit spread, which involves two or more options positions that generally have the same underlying, come in all shapes and sizes. Vertical spreads, horizontal spreads, call spreads, put spreads … with so much flexibility, there’s a credit spread that may be right for your investing experience and comfort level. This video will get you up-to-date on credit spreads and on the Iron Condor, a specific type of credit spread. About the series: Learn intermediate-advanced spread strategies for trading options
Top Covered Call Strategies To Generate Income
 
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Top Covered Call Strategies To Generate Income by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Generating Income With Options Series click here https://goo.gl/mKwdw9 In today’s low-interest-rate environment, many investors are looking for income. Options can be a viable strategy to that end, and OIC discusses how investors can generate income from stocks they already own or plan to purchase with a covered-call strategy. About the series: Learn options trading strategies that generate income
High and Low Volatility Strategies
 
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Trading with High and Low Volatility Strategies by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing Volatility Series click here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK_ozbfIM7m0go57kHlUpJ-j1oTXaZj8I In this fast-moving, one-hour seminar, the Options Industry Council analyzes both high and low volatility strategies. This session focuses on risk, potential payoff and breakeven points. Straddles, strangles, diagonals and credit spreads are a few of the exciting strategies that is covered in this quick, 60-minute session. About the series: Learn how volatility can impact your options positions
Options Trading Strategies For Bullish and Bearish Outlooks
 
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Options Trading Strategies For Bullish and Bearish Outlooks by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Basic Options Strategies and Concepts Series click here https://goo.gl/TA8zlN Learn about bullish and bearish options trading strategies from options exchange experts at CBOE, Nasdaq, and NYSE. Get their take on how trading strategies for options and ETFs. About the series: Get an in depth understanding of basic options trading strategies and core concepts
What Are Covered Combinations: Covered Calls & Short Puts
 
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What Are Covered Combinations: Covered Calls & Short Puts by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Generating Income With Options Series click here https://goo.gl/mKwdw9 A covered combination doesn’t aim just to generate income, because it can also help the disciplined investor find the best time to make the right move. The combination consists of a covered call (long underlying and short a call) - as well as a short put on the same underlying. The strategy can be useful for the investor who not only has a neutral to bullish outlook, but is also open to the idea of owning additional shares of the underlying should the market pull back. About the series: Learn options trading strategies that generate income
Options Expiration Explained
 
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Options Expiration Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn what happens when an option contract approaches expiration. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
Long Equity Options Explained
 
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Long Equity Options Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn what it means to have a long equity call or long equity put position. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
Diagonal Equity Call Spread Trading Strategies Explained
 
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Diagonal Equity Call Spread Trading Strategies Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Essential Spread Strategies Series click here https://goo.gl/AbUVhL Looking for a new approach to options investing? You could try a diagonal call spread, comprised of long and short positions with different strike prices and expiration dates. Bill Ryan, of The Options Industry Council, will discuss how diagonal spreads are constructed, as well as why this type of spread may be one you’ll want to add to your options toolbox. About the series: Learn intermediate-advanced spread strategies for trading options
Options Strike Price Explained
 
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Option Strike Price Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For the full Basic Options Terms Explained series, click here https://goo.gl/5Rhiwx Learn what the strike price is and what it means for an options contract. About the series: Learn fundamental options trading terms and options concepts from the experts at OIC
Weekly℠ Options Explained - Short Term Options Trading
 
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Weeklys℠ Options Options Explained - Short Term Options Trading by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing VolatilitySeries click here https://goo.gl/m2C64y While most options have a monthly expiration cycle, investors and traders are discovering the power of Weekly℠ Options, or “Weeklys ℠.” We take a look at the important differences and risks unique to Weeklys℠ Options. About the series: Learn about short and long term options trading strategies
Options Trading Tools That Can Boost Your Returns
 
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Options Trading Tools That Can Boost Your Returns by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Generating Income With Options Series click here https://goo.gl/mKwdw9 Investing can be a challenge – and investors of every ability level are always looking to optimize returns. For our first webinar in 2015, OIC will analyze and explain the different trading tools offered at www.optionseducation.org. We’ll take a look at the Position Simulator, volatility charts, option calculators and other free utilities that can help investors with their market research. About the series: Learn options trading strategies that generate income
Adjusting Your Positions to Roll with the Market
 
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Adjusting Your Options Positions to Roll with the Market by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing Options Positions Series click here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLK_ozbfIM7m0L8Z82zLdJV2ExcPO2X687 Taking an options position can sometimes prove to be the easiest part of the trade process. But how do you adjust your position when your opinion changes on the underlying or when things change in the market? Our Options Industry Council instructor will walk you through multiple call-and-put strategy-adjustment scenarios along with their associated profit and loss prospects. About the series: Learn tips and techniques to manage your options positions
Put Option Adjustments Explained
 
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Put Option Adjustments Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Managing Options Positions Series click here https://goo.gl/QGdR8a After our first two sessions on trade adjustments with calls, we’ll take a look at put adjustments. When should you make a change? OIC instructor Joe Burgoyne will take you through some scenarios that could help you better adapt to market fluctuations. About the series: Learn tips and techniques to manage your options positions
Butterfly Options and Condor Options Trading Strategies Explained
 
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Butterfly Options and Condor Options Trading Strategies Explained by The Options Industry Council (OIC) For The Full Essential Spread Strategies Series click here https://goo.gl/AbUVhL Both butterflies and condors are multi-leg options strategies with limited risk and limited reward. OIC instructor Joe Burgoyne will take you through this one-hour session on these options strategies, including how they’re created and their profit-and-loss potentials. About the series: Learn intermediate-advanced spread strategies for trading options