Options Education

OIC390P-OT12: Options Talk: Long & Short Call Spreads

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 Aubree Greenspun and host Joe Burgoyne discuss what it means for a spread to be long and short and how these strategies works. This podcast also includes a discussion on vertical and ratio call spreads as well as the impact of volatility on these particular strategies.

Who Should View This Podcast:

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

Podcast Duration:

11 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.