Options Education

OIC130W: OIC Webinar Series: #1 - Are Options for Me?

Webinar Objective:

The first episode in the OIC Webinar Series, "Are Options for Me?" is a great place to start if you're considering using options as an investment tool. It's also a great review for beginning options investors or a primer to ensure you're properly armed when speaking with your financial advisor. In less than an hour, OIC instructor Joe Burgoyne will touch on a dozen important options concepts including:

  • Basics of calls and puts
  • Intrinsic value, time value and premium
  • An introduction to the Greeks

Who Should Take This Webinar:

Fundamental students

Webinar Duration:

71 Minutes

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Webinar Outline:

  1. Calls & Puts
  2. Rights & Obligations
  3. Contract Terms
  4. Expiration: Exercise & Assignment
  5. Option Premium
  6. ITM / ATM / OTM
  7. Intrinsic VS Time Value
  8. Buying Calls & Puts
  9. Option Pricing
  10. Website Tools

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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.