• HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: MATT AMBERSON, PRINCIPAL, OPTION RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
  • CO-HOST: CHRIS HAUSMAN, PORTFOLIO MANAGER, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF RISK, SWAN GLOBAL INVESTMENTS

THE BUZZ

  • THOUGHTS ON CURRENT MARKET/VOLATILITY CONDITIONS
  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY: EARNINGS SEASON IS BACK
  • MATT’S RECENT APPEARANCE AT THE DALLAS ALTS CONFERENCE
  • FREE TRADING SHAKES UP THE BROKERAGE/OPTIONS WORLD
  • ZERO COMMISSIONS AND ADVISORS

OPTIONS 101:  EXPENSIVE COMMISSION TRADES

  • INSPIRED BY THIS QUESTION FROM ROBERT: Now that commissions are gone are there any trades that are back on the table that would have previously been just too expensive
    • BUTTERFLY
    • IRON BUTTERFLY
    • IRON CONDOR

OFFICE HOURS 

  • QUESTION FROM Erik Norstedt: Hi Mark, Great show! With some of the major brokers offering no trading fees do you think this will lead to an increase in volatility since traders can trade more?
  • QUESTION FROM PICODEGAULLO: Has Matt from ORATS ever thought about putting out some sort of tradable earnings vol product? I for one would use it.
  • QUESTION FROM MALLE: Are the Swan crew planning to expand drs to crypto when the options list in Q1?

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