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The Options Insider Radio Network

The Options Insider Radio Network is the premier audio destination for options traders. The network provides access to a vast array of popular programs including The Option Block, Options Boot Camp, The Advisors Option, The Long and Short of Futures Options, Volatility Views, Options Insider Radio and much more. Join the thousands around the globe who turn to The Options Insider Radio Network for options information, analysis and education.

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The Options Insider Radio Network is the premier audio destination for options traders. The network provides access to a vast array of popular programs including The Option Block, Options Boot Camp, The Advisors Option, The Long and Short of Futures Options, Volatility Views, Options Insider Radio and much more. Join the thousands around the globe who turn to The Options Insider Radio Network for options information, analysis and education.

The Option Block 1096: Rocking and Rolling In the Options Market

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HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT

IN THIS EPISODE MARK AND UNCLE MIKE BREAK DOWN:

  • THE LATEST IN THE OPTIONS MARKETS
  • MOST ACTIVE EQUITY OPTIONS INCLUDING OXY, MSFT, FB, AMC, AMD, AAPL
  • UNUSUAL OPTIONS ACTIVITY IN PTEN, CS, MOMO
  • STRIKE PRICE SELECTION FOR SHORT PUTS
  • WHAT'S ON OUR RADAR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK
  • AND MUCH MORE

May 16 2022

57mins

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Volatility Views 484: Hot Cheese, Adult Drawings and Garbage VIX Calls

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HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, THE OPTION PIT MIAX HOT SEAT: MATT AMBERSON, OPTION RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

VOLATILITY REVIEW

  • MARKETS GREEN TO END THE WEEK
  • WHAT WE ARE SEEING IN THE VOLATILITY MARKETS THIS WEEK: VIX, SPIKES, VXX, VVIX, UVXY, SVIX, UVIX
  • ARE THE MARKETS SEEING A DEAD CAT BOUNCE
  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY IN DUOL

CRYSTAL BALL

  • WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK

May 13 2022

1hr 3mins

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TWIFO 300: Ags, Metals, Volatility and More

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Host: Russell Rhoads, EQ Derivatives & Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Hot Seat: Carley Garner, DeCarley Trading

In this episode, we discuss the top movers and shakers in futures options including ags, equities, energy, and much more.

May 13 2022

1hr 1min

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The Option Block 1095: When the Cat Is Away the Mice Will Play

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GUEST HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, THE OPTION PIT

IN THIS EPISODE UNCLE MIKE AND THE ROCK LOBSTER BREAK DOWN:

  • THE LATEST IN THE OPTIONS MARKETS
  • VIX AND VOLATILITY IN THE MARKETS
  • MOST ACTIVE EQUITY OPTIONS INCLUDING DIS, COIN, TWTR, TSLA, AMC, AAPL
  • UNUSUAL OPTIONS ACTIVITY IN CIM, MFA, AON, AMC
  • HOW TO USE YOUR BUTTERFLIES APPROPRIATELY
  • WHAT'S ON OUR RADAR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK AND WEEKEND
  • AND MUCH MORE

May 13 2022

1hr 1min

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Options Playbook Radio 411: Huddling Up About Butterflies, Nanos, TWTR and More...

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On this episode, Mark and Brian "huddle up" to answer your questions about:

  • The proper way to trade butterflies
  • What to do with TWTR call spreads after the deal
  • Does Meme stock call skew still exist?
  • Our thoughts on the Nanos
  • and much more...

May 11 2022

36mins

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OBC 185: Harvesting Risk, Options Scams, Calendars vs. Diagonals and More...

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On this episode, Mark and Dan answer your Mail Call questions about:

  • Harvesting the Risk Premium
  • Avoiding options scams on twitter
  • When to trade a Calendar spread vs. a Diagonal spread
  • When will we see daily expirations in more options
  • Rho -the Forgotten Greek
  • and much more...

May 11 2022

30mins

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The Crypto Rundown 152: Bringing Crypto Options To The Masses

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  • Crypto Hot Seat: Brett Harrison, FTX US

On this episode we discuss:

  • FTX Post Acquisition of LedgerX
  • FTX Vision for Crypto Derivatives Market
  • NFT Offering at FTX
  • Bitcoin and Ether volatility, skew, major options positioning
  • Stable coins
  • And much more...

May 10 2022

48mins

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OB 1094: The Gorgeous Ladies of Options Trading

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HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP CO-HOST: MARK SEBASTIAN, THE OPTION PIT CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT

IN THIS EPISODE MARK, THE GREASY MEATBALL AND UNCLE MIKE BREAK DOWN:

  • THE LATEST IN THE OPTIONS MARKETS
  • MOST ACTIVE EQUITY OPTIONS INCLUDING AAPL
  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY IN DIS, PLTR, EA, DNUT, YETI, BMBL
  • UNUSUAL OPTIONS ACTIVITY IN AXP, GOOS, VST
  • IN THE MONEY PUTS STRATEGIES
  • WHAT'S ON OUR RADAR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK
  • AND MUCH MORE

May 09 2022

58mins

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Volatility Views 483: Volatility Telenovelas

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HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP CO-HOST: MARK SEBASTIAN, THE OPTION PIT

VOLATILITY REVIEW

  • MARKETS VERY RED TO END THE WEEK
  • WHAT WE ARE SEEING IN THE VOLATILITY MARKETS THIS WEEK: VIX, SPIKES, VXX, VVIX, UVXY, SVIX, UVIX
  • WHAT IS VIX.COM
  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY IN EBAY, ETSY, PZZA, DASH, WWE
  • OPTIONS VOLUME NUMBERS FOR APRIL FROM OCC

VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL

  • WHAT TO BUY THE S&P AT IF NEW TO THE MARKET
  • DIFFERENCE BETWEEN REALIZED AND IMPLIED VOLATILITY

CRYSTAL BALL

  • WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK

May 06 2022

1hr 2mins

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This Week In Futures Options 299: Red Sabers, Volatility and...Joan Rivers

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Host: Mark Longo, The Options Insider Media Group Hot Seat: Russell Rhoads, EQ Derivatives & Kelley School of Business, Indiana University

In this episode, we discuss the top movers and shakers in futures options including equities, energy, ags, and much more.

May 05 2022

1hr 2mins

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The Option Block 1093: Sailing the Blood Red Tide

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HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, THE OPTION PIT CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT

IN THIS EPISODE MARK, THE ROCK LOBSTER AND UNCLE MIKE BREAK DOWN:

  • THE LATEST IN THE OPTIONS MARKETS
  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY IN PTLO, DASH, WWE, YELP, DKNG
  • OPTIONS VOLUME NUMBERS FOR APRIL
  • UNUSUAL OPTIONS ACTIVITY IN ICPT, VOD
  • TAX ISSUES WITH OPTION SPREADS
  • WHAT'S ON OUR RADAR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK AND WEEKEND
  • AND MUCH MORE

May 05 2022

59mins

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Wide World of Options: Trading Options for Income

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Option investors may have a range of investing objectives, including hedging, leverage, speculation and income generation. Wide World of Options host Mark Benzaquen and OIC(SM) Instructor Mat Cashman explore the details of trading options for income. Tune in as they dive into special risks of option sellers, frequently used selling strategies such as covered calls, cash secured puts, credit spreads and considerations for position management.

May 05 2022

36mins

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Options Boot Camp 184: Tales From the Trading Floor Volume 1

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Ask and you shall receive! On this very-special episode of OBC, Mark and Dan regale your ears with epic tales of wonder and woe from a time long past. "Accidentally" moving the DOW, fighting hockey goons at The Horse, dealing with the meltdown of the Dot.com bubble and so much more. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll wonder how grown men ever did this as a profession? It's time for....Tales From the Trading Floor 

May 05 2022

41mins

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Options Playbook Radio 410: Catch the Fed Wave with a QQQ Call

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On this episode, Brian reviews last week's Amazon (Ticker: AMZN)  butterfly trade. Then he decides to try to catch the massive Fed rally with an out-of-the-money call option in QQQ. 

The Options Playbook is available at OptionsPlaybook.com, or on Amazon.

Do you have a question that you want to be answered on a future episode? Send it to Brian at TheOptionsGuy@Invest.Ally.Com or to the Options Insider at Questions@TheOptionsInsider.com. You can also find Brian on Twitter at @BrianOverby.

May 04 2022

17mins

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STAC Options Panel: 2021 - The Year That Changed Everything

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Our Founder Mark Longo hosted the options panel at this year's Securities Traders Association of Chicago (STAC) conference. Joining mark on the panel were:

  • Henry Schwartz - Sr. Director, Head of Product Intelligence, Data & Access Solutions, Cboe Global Markets
  • Bill Looney - Managing Director - Head of Global Business Development, XFA
  • Jordan Naylor - CEO, Matrix Executions
  • Greg Magadini - Co-Founder and CEO, Genesis Volatility  

They discuss:

  • The insane year that was 2021. 
  • Can the volume continue in 2022?
  • The impact of the retail trading tsunami
  • The impact of so many call buyers on volatility skew
  • The growing wave of crypto options traders
  • and much more...

May 04 2022

59mins

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The Crypto Rundown 151: Perpetuals, NFTs and Arabian Camels

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  • Crypto Hot Seat: John Palmer, CrossTower

On this episode we discuss:

  • What is CrossTower
  • What Perpetual Futures Are
  • Their NFT Marketplace
  • Bitcoin and Ether volatility, skew, major options positioning
  • Stable coins
  • And much more...

May 03 2022

45mins

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OB 1092: Animals of the Options Market

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HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP CO-HOST: MARK SEBASTIAN, THE OPTION PIT CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT

IN THIS EPISODE MARK, THE GREASY MEATBALL AND UNCLE MIKE BREAK DOWN:

  • THE LATEST IN THE OPTIONS MARKETS
  • MOST ACTIVE EQUITY OPTIONS INCLUDING F, AMZN, FB
  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY IN MTCH, LYFT, AMD, SBUX, MRNA, EBAY, DASH, WWE
  • UNUSUAL OPTIONS ACTIVITY IN JNPR, NRZ, TDOC
  • DETERMINING YOUR LEVEL OF LEVERAGE WHEN TRADING
  • WHAT'S ON OUR RADAR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK
  • AND MUCH MORE

May 02 2022

58mins

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Volatility Views 482: Putin, Powell and the Danger Zone

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HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP CO-HOST: MARK SEBASTIAN, THE OPTION PIT MIAX HOT SEAT: CEM KARSAN, KAI VOLATILITY

VOLATILITY REVIEW

  • MARKETS VERY RED TO END THE WEEK
  • VOLATILITY DANGER ZONE MAKING ANOTHER APPEARANCE ON THE SHOW
  • WHAT WE ARE SEEING IN THE VOLATILITY MARKETS THIS WEEK: VIX, SPIKES, VXX, VVIX, UVXY, SVIX, UVIX

CRYSTAL BALL

  • WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK

Apr 29 2022

1hr 6mins

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TWIFO 298: An Option For Every Day Of The Week

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HOST: Mark Longo, The Options Insider Radio Network

CME HOT SEAT: Tim McCourt, CME Group

We discuss the recent launch of E-mini S&P 500 Tuesday and Thursday Weekly Options with Tim McCourt, CME Group. We also talk with him about the Russell 2000 as well as the recent launch of the crypto reference rates and we check in on how the micro bitcoin and ethereum options are going. Additionally, we look at the metals complex.

Apr 28 2022

1hr 1min

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The Option Block 1091: The Taint of the Roach Motel

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HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, THE OPTION PIT CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT

IN THIS EPISODE MARK, THE ROCK LOBSTER AND UNCLE MIKE BREAK DOWN:

  • THE LATEST IN THE OPTIONS MARKETS
  • MOST ACTIVE EQUITY OPTIONS INCLUDING PYPL, AMC, AMD, F
  • UNUSUAL OPTIONS ACTIVITY IN JNPR, ALKS
  • SPY VS. MINI SPX (XSP)
  • WHAT'S ON OUR RADAR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK AND WEEKEND
  • AND MUCH MORE

Apr 28 2022

1hr 1min

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By Lurlie - Dec 27 2016
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There is a need for a comedy show about business that does not alienate people with vaginas or old dudes

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By Bajasakee - Oct 14 2011
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Love the show very informative, looking forward to more fresh insight every episode.