Options Talk: Introduction to Tax Straddles

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:

Tax attorney Bill Paul from Covington & Burling LLP joins host Joe Burgoyne to discussing tax straddle rules. Bill will explain, in layman's terms, rules for deferring losses, the impact on the holding period, and the capitalization of charges.

Who Should View This Podcast:

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

Podcast Duration:

14 Minutes