Options Education

OIC190P-OT06: Options Talk: Should Options Be a Part of Your Portfolio

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:

OIC Instructor Alan Grigoletto and Darren Tait of OIC's Investor Services Help Desk share their insight on what investors should consider when deciding if options is right for their portfolio. They'll discuss options as a risk management tool, ways it can be used to generate income as well as the risks and rewards of options trading.

Who Should View This Podcast:

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

Podcast Duration:

11 Minutes

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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.