Options Education

OIC390P-OT01: Options Talk: Straddles - Part 1

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:

OIC Instructor Bill Ryan and Darren Tait from the OIC Help Desk join host Joe Burgoyne in explaining the complexities of using a straddle and whether you can profit or lose no matter which way the underlying moves.

Who Should View This Podcast:

Targeted to individuals who have an intermediate 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.