Options Education

OIC390P-OT26: Options Talk: Buying Calls and Selling Puts

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 Bo Nobel and Jeff Huddleston from OIC's Investor Services Help Desk join host Joe Burgoyne in talking about the differences between buying calls and selling puts. Bo and Jeff will cover what these two strategies are, how each works as well as what ways they compare and contrast with one another.

Who Should View This Podcast:

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

Podcast Duration:

13 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.