Options Education

OIC390P-OT17: Options Talk: Bull & Bear Spreads, 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 Russell Rhoads and Bill Ryan of OIC's Help Desk speak with host Joe Burgoyne about a couple of strategies that are good for investors to keep in their trading arsenal – Bull and Bear Spreads. The group will define what these spread strategies are and discuss a couple of examples that demonstrate how these spreads can work through to expiration.

Who Should View This Podcast:

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

Podcast Duration:

10 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.