Options Education

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

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:

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

Who Should View This Podcast:

Targeted to individuals who have more advanced knowledge of the options markets.

Podcast Duration:

9 Minutes

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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.