Options Talk: History of Options Trading

Podcast Overview:

The Options Industry Council was created to educate investors and their financial advisors about the benefits and risks of exchange-traded equity options. This podcast series will feature discussions with industry experts and exchange professionals about the latest topics that are impacting the options industry.

Podcast Objective:

This podcast will explore the historical development of the options industry including how the Greeks may have used options, what it was like trading prior to the existence of put options and how the industry has fared over the past four decades. OIC Managing Director Phil Gocke and Joe Harwood from OCC's Investor Services join host Joe Burgoyne in the discussion.

Who Should View This Podcast:

Targeted to individuals who would like to learn and understand the fundamentals of the options markets.

Podcast Duration:

20 Minutes