Wide World Of Options

Hosted by Ed Modla, Director of Retail Education for The Options Industry Council, OIC’s Wide World of Options will feature a dynamic mix of current events, investor resources, strategy insights and interviews with a variety of options professionals from throughout the industry.

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Options Industry Council

OIC is an industry resource supported by OCC to provide trustworthy education about the benefits and risks of exchange-listed options.

Since 1992, OIC has been dedicated to increasing the awareness, knowledge and responsible use of options by individual investors, financial advisors and institutional managers.

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Wide World of Options Episode 70: A Multi-Tiered Approach

WWoO 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.
Wide World of Options Episode 70: A Multi-Tiered Approach

Wide World of Options 68: Straddles and Listener Questions

Tune in as host Ed Modla and guest Dan Keegan of Option Thinker discuss using straddles as an investment strategy, the risks and rewards, plus how certain variables can impact pricing. Then later in the show, Ed will share resources for strategy selection and answer some of your listener questions.
Wide World of Options Episode 70: A Multi-Tiered Approach

OICs Wide World of Options 66: Three-Way Spreads and New Beginnings

On Strategy Spotlight, Joe Burgoyne chats with OIC Director of Retail Education, Ed Modla about the intricacies of the Three-Way Even Money Spread. Then, Joe takes a look back on his time with WWoO as he passes the torch to Ed who will be taking over hosting duties...

Wide World of Options Episode 70: A Multi-Tiered Approach

OICs Wide World of Options 64: Debit Spreads and the OIC Website

Tune in as host Joe Burgoyne interviews Tony Zhang, Chief Strategist at OptionsPlay, about debit spreads. Learn the definitions and considerations that may be helpful when deploying this slightly complex strategy. Then, Joe will review valuable tools and resources...

Wide World of Options Episode 70: A Multi-Tiered Approach

OICs Wide World of Options 63: ​Demystifying Spread Strategies

Jermal Chandler, an instructor at Cboe Options Institute discusses his unique journey from chemist to trader. Then, he and host Joe Burgoyne will help to break down Ratio Spreads, Front Spreads and Backspreads. Later in the show, Joe will answer your listener questions.

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About Your Host

Edward Modla is the Director of Retail Education for The Options Industry Council (OIC). He is responsible for expanding OIC’s outreach to retail investors and the development of options related curriculum.  He also serves as a guest speaker on industry panels, hosts a monthly options podcast, and works with the media to promote the responsible use of equity options.

Mr. Modla has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining OIC, he was an options market maker with Hull Trading Company and before that, Mr. Modla was an active participant in the futures brokerage business.

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