Options Education

OIC501W: Market Data

Webcast Objective:

In this webcast, join Dan Sheridan of Sheridan Options Mentoring, for a lively discussion of implied volatility as it relates to your expectations for profit vs. loss in two situations. First, Dan will give an example of a time spread on a well-known index taken from mid-May, and the effect of typical summer volatility behavior on its profitability. Second, using past announcements by a well-known tech stock, Dan will make observations on trading earnings reports, and the surprises you might expect with respect to options price behavior. Take this opportunity to learn how you might avoid typical implied volatility traps -- seasonal and situational.

Who Should Take This Webcast:

Advanced students

Webcast Duration:

41 Minutes

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Webcast Description:

In this webcast, join Dan Sheridan of Sheridan Options Mentoring, for a lively discussion of implied volatility as it relates to your expectations for profit vs. loss in two situations. First, Dan will give an example of a time spread on a well-known index taken from mid-May, and the effect of typical summer volatility behavior on its profitability. Second, using past announcements by a well-known tech stock, Dan will make observations on trading earnings reports, and the surprises you might expect with respect to options price behavior. Take this opportunity to learn how you might avoid typical implied volatility traps -- seasonal and situational.

Webcast Outline:

  1. Market Data with Dan Sheridan
  2. Presentation Outline
  3. Summer Volatility
  4. RUT Price Chart 1 Year
  5. Example
  6. RUT Jun/Jul 820 Call Time Spread
  7. Mini Review
  8. P&L Graph June Expiration
  9. RUT Historical Volatility vs. RUT Implied Volatility
  10. RUT Historical vs. Implied Volatility Detail
  11. RUT Jun/Jul 820 Call Time Spread
  12. Earnings Announcement
  13. Google (Symbol = GOOG)
  14. GOOG Earnings History
  15. GOOG Earnings History Chart
  16. GOOG - Q1 2007 Earnings
  17. GOOG - Q1 2007 Earnings- Chart
  18. Market Data with Dan Sheridan
  19. To Access Charts from IVolatility.com
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