Options Education

OIC290P-OT21: Options Talk: Q & A with Joe Burgoyne Pt. 12

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 will answer an options question from an investor: Will he receive a dividend if he is long an in-the-money call and has instructed his broker to exercise the call the day prior to it going ex-dividend? Next, Joe will explain why an investor can't close her position until expiration on an index put option that is "European" exercise style.

Who Should View This Podcast:

Targeted to individuals who would like to learn and understand the fundamentals of the options markets.

Podcast Duration:

7 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.