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Options Strategies for Investors

The Options Industry Council (OIC) was created to educate individual investors, financial advisors and institutional investors about the benefits and risks of exchange-traded equity options. In these podcasts, OIC exchange instructors discuss a range of options topics beginning with the fundamentals through more complex trading strategies. Topics include call options, put options, options pricing, LEAPS or long-term options, ETF’s, and covered calls.

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#14a Covered Calls: Selling Puts - Part 1

Steve Meizinger discusses the basics of Covered Calls. Topics include basics and terminology as well as a conceptual overview of the covered call strategy.

7mins

25 May 2007

Rank #1

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#16a Covered Calls: Covered Combinations - Part 1

Steve Meizinger discusses the basics of Covered Calls. Topics include basics and terminology as well as a conceptual overview of the covered call strategy.

10mins

8 Jun 2007

Rank #2

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#1 Essential Concepts

OIC Instructor, Dan Passarelli of the CBOE, presents basic concepts for the beginning options investor.

8mins

10 Jun 2006

Rank #3

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#8 Options Basics

From the history of options to the basics of puts and calls, Bill Ryan engages you in a webcast unlike anything we've offered before.

34mins

1 May 2007

Rank #4

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#13a Covered Calls: Writing Short-Term Calls Against LEAPS - Part 1

Steve Meizinger discusses the basics of Covered Calls. Topics include basics and terminology as well as a conceptual overview of the covered call strategy.

6mins

18 May 2007

Rank #5

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#12 Covered Calls: Common Misconceptions

Steve Meizinger discusses the basics of Covered Calls. Topics include basics and terminology as well as a conceptual overview of the covered call strategy.

6mins

11 May 2007

Rank #6

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#1 Essential Concepts

OIC Instructor, Dan Passarelli of the CBOE, presents basic concepts for the beginning options investor.

8mins

10 Jun 2006

Rank #7

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#14a Covered Calls: Selling Puts - Part 1

Steve Meizinger discusses the basics of Covered Calls. Topics include basics and terminology as well as a conceptual overview of the covered call strategy.

7mins

25 May 2007

Rank #8

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#5 Covered Calls

OIC Instructor, Dan Passarelli of the CBOE, provides examples of when to sell a covered call option.

14mins

3 Aug 2006

Rank #9

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#6 Options Pricing

OIC Instructor, Dan Passarelli of the CBOE, discusses options pricing, including delta and time decay.

15mins

10 Aug 2006

Rank #10

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#3 Buying Calls

OIC Instructor, Dan Passarelli of the CBOE, discusses how to profit from an increase in stock price by purchasing call options.

10mins

20 Jun 2006

Rank #11

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#14b Covered Calls: Selling Puts - Part 2

Steve Meizinger discusses the basics of Covered Calls. Topics include basics and terminology as well as a conceptual overview of the covered call strategy.

9mins

25 May 2007

Rank #12

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#11 Covered Calls: Return Calculations

Steve Meizinger discusses the basics of Covered Calls. Topics include basics and terminology as well as a conceptual overview of the covered call strategy.

11mins

4 May 2007

Rank #13

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#12 Covered Calls: Common Misconceptions

Steve Meizinger discusses the basics of Covered Calls. Topics include basics and terminology as well as a conceptual overview of the covered call strategy.

6mins

11 May 2007

Rank #14

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#9 Covered Calls: Options Basics and Terminology

Steve Meizinger discusses the basics of Covered Calls. Topics include basics and terminology as well as a conceptual overview of the covered call strategy.

13mins

1 May 2007

Rank #15

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#10 Covered Calls: A Conceptual Overview

Steve Meizinger discusses the basics of Covered Calls. Topics include basics and terminology as well as a conceptual overview of the covered call strategy.

16mins

1 May 2007

Rank #16

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#7 LEAPS

OIC Instructor, Dan Passarelli of the CBOE, provides an introduction to LEAPS, or long-term options.

10mins

17 Aug 2006

Rank #17

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#4 Buying Puts

OIC Instructor, Dan Passarelli of the CBOE, talks about put options, including the put buying strategy.

11mins

27 Jun 2006

Rank #18

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#5 Covered Calls

OIC Instructor, Dan Passarelli of the CBOE, provides examples of when to sell a covered call option.

14mins

3 Aug 2006

Rank #19

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Defining Options: An Introduction to the Markets

Joe Harwood of the OIC Help Desk reviews an introduction to financial markets and a basic introduction to options.

18mins

7 Jan 2008

Rank #20