Your hosts for this episode are:

  • Mark Longo, Founder, Options Insider Media Group
  • Andrew Giovinazzi, Chief Education Officer, Option Pit
  • Jill Malandrino, Global Markets Reporter, Nasdaq

Introduction Segment: What are Nasdaq’s options education initiatives? Why are options and options education so important to Nasdaq going forward? Creating content for RIAs.

Options 101: Going back to the Basics

Basic Options Primer

  • What are options?
  • Basic options terms
  • Why trade options instead of stocks?
  • What are the Greeks?
  • Why should traders care about volatility?
  • Buying options versus selling options
  • Start with paper trading
  • Know where you are going to get out before you get in