Options Education

OIC290P-OT08: Options Talk: Is It Too Good to Be True? (Part 2)

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:

In the second half of this two-part series, host Joe Burgoyne picks up his conversation with OIC Instructor Barry Nobel about "too good to be true" scenarios. Joe and Barry go over some specific examples of options pricing that falls into this category and review how corporate actions like mergers and takeovers can create unusual pricing scenarios.

Who Should View This Podcast:

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

Podcast Duration:

12 Minutes

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