Options Education

OIC220W: Equity LEAPS Options

Webcast Objective:

Join OIC Instructor Marty Kearney of the Chicago Board Options Exchange as he discusses Equity LEAPS® or Long-Term Equity AnticiPation SecuritiesSM. During this webcast, he will describe what exactly is a LEAPS option and how it compares to a regular-term equity option. Marty will also explain buying a LEAPS call as a stock alternative and then provide an example a protective LEAPS put.

LEAPS® and Long-Term Equity AnticiPation SecuritiesSM are trademarks of Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE).

Who Should Take This Webcast:

Fundamental students

Webcast Duration:

20 Minutes

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Disclaimer: Beginning in February 2015, the Expiration Date for monthly options was moved from Saturday to Friday. Most options that expire in a given month usually expire on the third Friday of the month.

Webcast Description:

Join OIC Instructor Marty Kearney of the Chicago Board Options Exchange as he discusses Equity LEAPS® or Long-Term Equity AnticiPation SecuritiesSM. During this webcast, he will describe what exactly is a LEAPS option and how it compares to a regular-term equity option. Marty will also explain buying a LEAPS call as a stock alternative and then provide an example a protective LEAPS put.

LEAPS® and Long-Term Equity AnticiPation SecuritiesSM are trademarks of Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE).

Webcast Outline:

  1. Disclaimer
  2. Option Basics
  3. What are Equity LEAPS?
  4. Equity LEAPS
  5. Equity LEAPS - Risk versus Reward
  6. Buy LEAPS Call
  7. Buy LEAPS Put
  8. Buy Protective LEAPS Put
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Webcast Disclaimer

Beginning in February 2015, the Expiration Date for monthly options was moved from Saturday to Friday. Most options that expire in a given month usually expire on the third Friday of the month.