Options Education

OIC390P-OT32: Options Talk: Understanding the Buy-Write and Covered Call

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:

Phil Gocke, Managing Director for OIC and Joe Harwood from OCC's Investor Services speak with host Joe Burgoyne about two important strategies that utilizes options the buy-write and the covered call. This podcast will highlight the differences between the two strategies, how these strategies can be used and the potential risks and rewards.

Who Should View This Podcast:

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

Podcast Duration:

13 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.