Options Education

OIC431P: Managing the Product: Strategic Alternatives to Inaction, Part 2

Podcast Objective:

Determine what your alternatives are after purchasing a call, and how an investor can utilize a strategy such as rolling up or out or using spreads to protect an investment.

Who Should View This Podcast:

Intermediate and Advanced students

Podcast Duration:

10 Minutes

Course Description:

In these final two podcasts of the advanced series, you’ll find out about some alternatives to consider if an option position doesn’t work in your favor. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of using strategies like putting on a collar, rolling up on a trade or creating a spread as a way to protect your investment.

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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.