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OIC220P: Buying Calls

Podcast Objective:

Introduce buying calls as a directional and bullish strategy, explain profit potential, maximum risk, primary benefits, and how the choice of a long call's strike price and expiration month can allow an investor to tailor both risk of loss and profit potential.

Who Should View This Podcast:

Fundamental and Intermediate students

Podcast Duration:

10 Minutes

Course Description:

In this podcast, OIC instructor Dan Passarelli introduces buying calls as a directional, decidedly bullish strategy. He covers profit potential, maximum risk, primary benefits, and how the choice of a long call's strike price and expiration month can allow an investor to tailor both risk of loss and profit potential.

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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.