Join host Mark Benzaquen as he welcomes colleague and long-time options professional Mat Cashman for a talk about the theoretical option metrics known as The Greeks.
Wide World of Options: Options Pricing: A Closer Look at Valuation and Volatility
In this Wide World of Options episode, host Mark Benzaquen welcomes OIC instructor Ken Keating for a discussion on the primary inputs used to determine options pricing as well as one of pricing’s key components, implied volatility.
Wide World of Options: Options and Your New Year?s Resolution
If your New Year?s Resolutions include learning about options, OIC?s Wide World of Options podcast has you covered. Get started by learning basic terminology and fundamental concepts necessary to begin your journey.
Best of Episode – Wide World of Options 69: Using the Collar for Protection
Join host Ed Modla and Mark Benzaquen, Manager of the OCC Investor Services team, as they discuss the collar strategy and the many ways that it can be used for downside protection on this episode of Wide World of Options.
Wide World of Options: Corporate Actions and their Impact on Options
While a merger between two companies might affect its shareholders, what effect might it have on buyers and seller of options? Find out on this episode of Wide World of Options.
Wide World of Options: The Dividend Effect
Join seasoned option professionals Mark Benzaquen and Mat Cashman as they discuss how dividends impact options pricing, the risk of early exercise, and the treatment of special dividends and adjusted contracts.
Wide World of Options: An Investor?s Guide to Index Options
Join seasoned options pros Mark Benzaquen and Roma Colwell as they discuss the differences (and similarities) of trading index options versus their single-stock counterparts on this episode of Wide World of Options.
Wide World of Options: Using Implied Volatility to Implement Strategies
Join seasoned options pros Mark Benzaquen and Ken Keating as they discuss the ins and outs of volatility as well as metrics such as IV rank, IV percentile, and strategies for both low and high IV situations.
Wide World of Options: Options Exercise and Assignment: Is There More Than Meets the Eye?
Even though more than 70% of all options are typically closed out ahead of expiration, there are still millions of contracts being exercised and assigned each month. Knowing this, it is important for investors to understand not only the benefits and risks of exercise and assignment, but also the rules surrounding the processes.
Wide World of Options: Two Covered Call Strategies
Picking up from last month?s topic of ?Trading Options for Income?, OIC?further explores the concept by focusing on two popular selling strategies?the Covered Call and a variant of the strategy, the Poor Man?s Covered Call.
Wide World of Options: Trading Options for Income
Wide World of Options host Mark Benzaquen and OIC(SM) Instructor Mat Cashman explore the details of trading options for income.
Wide World of Options: Earnings Season for Investors
What are earnings and why are they important to investors? Join Wide World of Options host, Mark Benzaquen and OIC instructor Ken Keating for an insightful discussion on earnings season.