Options Education

OIC102P: Introduction to Financial Markets and Options Basics

Podcast Objective:

Provide an introductory overview of basic option concepts and terminology and offer a simple overview the broad terms used within the financial markets.

Who Should View This Podcast:

Fundamental students

Podcast Duration:

18 Minutes

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Course Description:

Joe Harwood from the OIC Help Desk reviews some basic options concepts and terminology. Without getting into complicated jargon and abstract concepts, he covers options' place in the financial markets, explains how they can be used in broad terms, and then slowly works into some of the first fundamental lessons.

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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.