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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.

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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.

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Daily news rundown needs better presentation

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

Awesome

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

iTunes Ratings

28 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Daily news rundown needs better presentation

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

Awesome

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

Updated 4 days ago

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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.

Rank #1: OB 854: Unusual Activity Review Plus Call Diagonals

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 OB 854: Unusual Activity Review Plus Call Diagonals

  • HOST:  MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER
  • CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, OPTION PIT
  • CO-HOST:  MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT
  • FIDELITY HOT SEAT:  Konstantin Vrandopulo, Trading Strategy Desk, Fidelity Brokerage Services 

TRADING BLOCK SEGMENT

  • HAPPY SINGLES AND VETERANS DAYS!

ODD BLOCK

  • ECA CALL PALOOZA REVIEW
  • CLOUDERA CALL LOVE REVIEW
  • NEPT LINE-IN-THE-SAND PUTS

STRATEGY BLOCK

  • OVERVIEW OF CALL DIAGONAL SPREADS

AROUND THE BLOCK

  • WHAT’S ON OUR RADAR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK: NVDA and WMT earnings, Economic data starting Wednesday including CPI, Jobless Claims, Retail Sales

Nov 12 2019

1hr 1min

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Rank #2: Option Block 833: VIX Conspiracy Theories and Max Loss Puts

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  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, OPTION PIT
  • CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT
  • FIDELITY HOT SEAT:  TREY JARRELL FROM FIDELITY’S TRADING STRATEGY DESK

THE TRADING BLOCK

  • MARKETS BACK IN RALLY MODE AFTER A CRAZY LAST WEEK 
  • VIX 20.75 - UP 3.75 FROM LAST SHOW 
  • VVIX: 110.5 - UP 10.5 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VXX: 28.5 - UP NEARLY 3 POINTS FROM LAST SHOW 
  • MARK/ANDREW REVIEW?
  • MIKE REVIEW? 
  • FIDELITY REVIEW?:  AAPL, AMZN, ROKU, and SHOP
  • TOP 10 MOST ACTIVE EQUITY OPTIONS
  • INDEX OPTION VOLUME BREAKDOWN
  • AND MORE…

THE ODD BLOCK

  • BED LONG-TERM LITS PUTS
  • LONG-TERM PUT LOVE IN AXL
  • FGEN JAN CALL LOVE

STRATEGY BLOCK

  •  Breaking down when to roll up your short calls.

MAIL BLOCK

  • QUESTION FROM Robert Stoute: Mark, Just a little about the option trades/strategy that I use. I trade the Short Put Verticals and have been doing well but am getting hammered on the max losses. I am looking to get into other strategies that has a better win/loss ratio. A friend mentioned that your show and contacts would be helpful to me.

AROUND THE BLOCK

  • What is on our radar for the rest of the week?

Aug 26 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #3: Options Insider Radio Interviews: Catching Up With ALTSO

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Options Insider Radio Interviews: Catching Up With ALTSO

Today's guest is Mead Welles, Co-Founder, Chairman and Treasurer of A Leg To Stand On ("ALTSO"). ALTSO is a non-profit organization providing free orthopedic care including prosthetic limbs, orthotic devices, mobility aids, corrective surgery and rehabilitative care to children in the developing world. Its mission is to offer children who have lost their limbs in traumatic accidents or suffer from congenital disabilities the physical capabilities to access the opportunities and self-esteem earned through education, work and mobility.

ALTSO holds major fundraisers known as Rocktoberfests where financial professionals have an opportunity to perform in front of their peers. Learn more at www.ALTSO.org

Sep 11 2019

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Rank #4: Volatility Views 376: Bermuda by Way of Chicago

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Volatility Views 376: Bermuda by Way of Chicago

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: MARK SEBASTIAN, THE OPTION PIT
  • MIAX HOT SEAT:  John Smollen, The MIAX Exchange Group
  • T3 HOT SEAT: SIMON HO, T3 INDEX

VOLATILITY REVIEW SEGMENT

  • Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH), the parent holding company of the MIAX®, MIAX PEARL® and MIAX Emerald™ options exchanges (the MIAX Exchange Group™), and the Bermuda Stock Exchange (BSX) today announced that MIH has acquired a controlling interest in the BSX. The controlling interest aligns directly with MIH's corporate strategy and allows the company to expand its world-class technology, derivatives trading and regulatory expertise.
  • TRADE WAR OPTIMISM BOOSTING MARKETS MOST OF THIS WEEK
  • VOL MIXED TO END THE WEEK
  • SPIKES: 13.75 - UP .25 FROM  LAST SHOW 
  • VIX CASH: 12.5 -  UNCHD FROM LAST SHOW
  • VVIX: 89 -UP NEARLY 4 PTS FROM LAST SHOW 
  • VIX FUTURES CURVE: STILL IN CONTANGO 
  • SPIKES FUTURES: RESPONSE FROM FIA ATTENDEES TO SPIKES FUTURES
  • EARNINGS VOLATILITY: DIS

HOT VOLATILITY TRADES 

  • VIX OPTIONS
  • VXX

VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL

  • QUESTION FROM CURRANT: Do the zero commissions for options also extend to vol products like VIX and spikes?
  • QUESTION FROM ELI: Does T3 have any models it can share depicting how viking future would look right now vs. traditional VIX futures term structure?
  • QUESTION FROM LAWRENCE T.:  Lots of talk in energy space about how institutional hedging has shifted from back months to front calendar year for producers. Do we ever envision something similar happening in the volatility space with insurance companies moving from leaps into shorter-duration hedges for their vol exposure?

CRYSTAL BALL

 WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK? 

  • MARK: 12.25  
  • MEATBALL: 11.75 
  • SIMON: 13, 13.25

Nov 11 2019

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Rank #5: Wide World of Options 71: Technical Analysis

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What is technical analysis and how can it be used to establish directional options strategies? Join host Ed Modla and Dan Gramza, President of Gramza Capital Management, as they discuss market structure, analysis of price movements and ways to put it together with an options strategy. Later, in Tools, Resources and Good Reads, Ed shares an OIC tool that may help you evaluate market moves.

Oct 25 2019

52mins

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Rank #6: Volatility Views 366: China Strikes Back With A Vengeance

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  • Host: Mark Longo, The Options Insider Media Group
  • Co-Host: Mark Sebastian, Option Pit

VOLATILITY REVIEW

Update on the latest trades, trends and developments in the world of volatility including:

  • China kicks the trade war back into high gear: major indices down over 2% across the board.
  • VIX cash, Spikes,VIX Futures and VVIX overview. 
  • VIX options breakdown - crazy volume week
  • Spikes options breakdown - 21.25 - UP APPROX. 1.5 PTS FROM LAST SHOW
  • VIX cash - 20.60 - UP 4PTS TODAY AND UP 2PTS FROM LAST SHOW
  • And much more...

VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL

  • QUESTION FROM NELY: Why do you guys hate $TVIX so much?
  • QUESTION FROM TRADECAP: Seems like bullish risk reversals are the savvy play right now in volatility. Downside is limited - particularly if you sell put spreads - and the upside is unlimited. Why don't you talk about these more on your show?
  • QUESTION FROM ORLND3: I trade my volatility almost exclusively through spy verticals and iron flies. Am I missing something by not having that vix or spikes exposure?
  • COMMENT FROM j3dingle: Dear Mark, Have you ever had the managers of the ABR Mutual Fund ABRSX on Vol Views? If not, maybe they would be a good guest? Thanks, Joseph

THE CRYSTAL BALL

Where will VIX/SPIKES be next week?

  • MARK: 19.30
  • Meatball: 18.50

Aug 23 2019

56mins

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Rank #7: Option Block 842: Behold The Power of Gamma

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  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI/MARK SEBASTIAN, OPTION PIT
  • CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT
  • FIDELITY HOT SEAT: KONSTANTIN VRANDOPULO, ACTIVE TRADER STRATEGY DESK 

TRADING BLOCK SEGMENT

  • MARKET BACK IN RALLY MODE
  • VIX 16.5 - DOWN .35 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VVIX: 99 - DOWN 2 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VXX: 23.7 - DOWN .3 FROM LAST SHOW
  • FIDELITY REVIEW?: (technicals and options activity) AAPL/ AMZN/ BABA/ MU
  • AAPL SURGES TO 11 MONTH HIGH
  • TSLA BACK IN THE NEWS
  • PELOTON IS CRAP

ODD BLOCK

  • CHECKING IN ON SILVER LOVE IN PAAS

  • NET LINE-IN-THE-SAND PUTS
  • HAIN UPSIDE CALL SALE

AROUND THE BLOCK

  • WHAT’S ON YOUR RADAR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK?  STZ and PEP earnings on 10/03 before market open and COST after the close

Sep 30 2019

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Rank #8: AO 84: The Atom Bomb of Zero Commissions

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  • 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 tradeable 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?

Oct 30 2019

59mins

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Rank #9: OB 844: Pricey Options on Garbage Stocks

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  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, OPTION PIT
  • CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT
  • FIDELITY HOT SEAT: KONSTANTIN VRANDOPULO, ACTIVE TRADER STRATEGY DESK 

TRADING BLOCK SEGMENT

  •  MARKET UNCHD AFTER A WEIRD WEEK
  •  MASSIVE SELLOFF ON WEDS. LARGEST SINCE 8/23. 
  • VIX BACK OVER A 20 HANDLE ON WEDS. HIGH OF 21.40 on WEDS.
  • VIX 17 - DOWN NEARLY 3 FROM LAST SHOW 
  • VVIX: 96.5 - DOWN 3.5 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VXX: 24 - DOWN 2 FROM LAST SHOW
  • FIDELITY REVIEW: AAPL, NVDA, AMD, UBER

ODD BLOCK

  • HIGH OPTIONS VOLUME IN WWE
  • RIG PUTS
  • ETRN LONGER TERM CALL LOVE
  • OPK PUTS

STRATEGY BLOCK

  • Refresher on different risk/reward approaches  - Straddles and Strangles vs. Iron Flies and Condors

AROUND THE BLOCK

WHAT’S ON YOUR RADAR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK?   DPZ and DAL earnings, J. Powell speaks Tuesday and Wednesday with FOMC minutes and CPI releases around the corner

Oct 07 2019

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Rank #10: TWIFO 164: EQUITIES, CRUDE AND CORN, OH MY!

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  • HOST: MARK LONGO, OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: SEAN SMITH, FTSE RUSSELL
  • CME HOTSEAT GUEST: RICK ROSENTHAL - DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, FTSE RUSSELL INDICES - Cboe

EQUITIES

  • VIX  21.60 - UP 4 FROM LAST SHOW 
  • VVIX: 113 -  UP 13 FROM LAST SHOW
  • RVX: 24.25 - UP OVER 3.5 PTS FROM LAST WEEK
  • VIX/RVX SPREAD - 2.65 - TIGHTER BY .35 POINT FROM LAST WEEK
  • EARNINGS SEASON DRIVING MORE VOLUME IN MICRO EMINI FUTURES

WHAT WERE THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS THIS WEEK?

CRUDE OIL 

  • OIL FALLS AGAIN TODAY AFTER TAKING A DRUBBING YESTERDAY

AGS 

  • CORN ANNIHILATED THIS WEEK

FUTURES OPTIONS FEEDBACK 

  • QUESTION FROM DORN2: Any updates on premium harvesting strats in the russell 2000 right now? - Is put selling still the way to go?
  • QUESTION FROM ITMTIM: Has RVX ever dipped below VIX? Thx for such a fun show. Especially enjoyed the recent #hoglove. 
  • QUESTION FROM PRIME3: Are there any plans to bring back RVX? Seems like a great time to have a product on russell 2000 volatility?
  • QUESTION FROM NELLY:  Does the big recon have any impact on russell 2000 volatility?

Aug 16 2019

53mins

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Rank #11: OB 853: Mysterious Puts and Infinite Covered Calls

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OB 853: Mysterious Puts and Infinite Covered Calls

  • HOST:  MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER
  • CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, OPTION PIT
  • CO-HOST:  MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT
  • FIDELITY HOT SEAT:  Colin Songer, Active Trader Strategy Desk 

TRADING BLOCK SEGMENT

  • TRADE WAR OPTIMISM CONTINUES TO BOOST MARKET
  • VIX 12.4 - DOWN .5
  • VVIX: 89 - UP 1 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VXX: 19 - UNCHD FROM LAST 
  • MOST ACTIVE INDICES
  • MOST ACTIVE EQUITY OPTIONS 

OTHER TRADING BLOCK DISCUSSION TOPICS

  • Monday - Uber, Shake Shack, Hertz, Marriott, Groupon
  • Tuesday - Chesapeake Energy, Allergan, Tapestry, Weight Watchers, Match
  • Wednesday -   CVS Health, Roku, Qualcomm, fitbit, Wynn
  • Thursday - Teva, Cardinal Health, AMC Entertainment, Walt Disney Company, Activision/Blizzard, Yelp
  • Friday - Duke Energy

ODD BLOCK SEGMENT

  • MEGA SPRINT CALL LOVE
  • TEVA PUT LOVE
  • KOHL’S CORP PUT LOVE

MAIL BLOCK 

  • QUESTION FROM deletethisaccount1: I have a quick question for you, if your option contract becomes in the money and worth something can you sell it on friday of expiration? The example is a paper trade i did with sirius xm and had bought 6.5 calls at .07 (x10) and on earnings it was worth .23 (er was on thursday). on paper i sold but it went up another ten cents on friday. Would i have been able to sell that as long as there was a bid?
  • QUESTION FROM NATCH: You guys see the infinite money covered call “glitch” on RobinHood? 

AROUND THE BLOCK

  • WHAT’S ON YOUR RADAR FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK?  Trade deal, uber post lock up, spx at all time highs, silver and gold will be interesting to watch

Nov 08 2019

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Rank #12: VV 372: Crazy Rolls and Pathetic Rallies

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VV 372: Crazy Rolls and Pathetic Rallies

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, OPTION PIT
  • MIAX HOT SEAT CO-HOSTS: John Smollen - Executive Vice President, Head of Exchange Traded Products and Strategic Relations - MIAX Exchange Group.
  • SIMON HO, CEO, T3 INDEX 

VOLATILITY REVIEW SEGMENT

ALL IS RIGHT WITH THE MARKET AGAIN  - MARKETS FIRMLY IN RALLY MODE AS TRADE WAR OPTIMISM AND FED BALANCE SHEET LOVE DRIVING UP MARKETS

  • SPIKES 16.5 
  • VIX CASH 16.40
  • VVIX 95  
  • WHICH VOLATILITY TRADES, TRENDS OR DEVELOPMENTS CAUGHT YOUR EYE THIS WEEK?

HOT VOLATILITY TRADES 

  • SPIKES OPTIONS
  • VIX OPTION
  • VXX

VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL

  • 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 TALOS: Do they have the specs yet for the spikes future?
  • RELATED QUESTION FROM LH65: How far out will I be able to trade spike futures? How do you expect the term structure to shape up. Thx for this program. You guys are the best.

CRYSTAL BALL

WHERE WILL VIX/SPIKES BE NEXT WEEK?

  • MARK:  16.65
  • ANDREW: 14.92  
  • SIMON: 16.2

Oct 11 2019

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Rank #13: OB 829: Trainspotting With the Fresh Prince

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OB 829: Trainspotting With the Fresh Prince

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: MARK SEBASTIAN, OPTION PIT
  • FIDELITY HOT SEAT: KONSTANTIN VRANDOPULO, FIDELITY ACTIVE TRADER STRATEGY DESK

THE TRADING BLOCK

  • VIX: 19.90 - UP 2.3 FROM LAST SHOW -
  • VVIX: 104.5- UP NEARLY 5 FROM LAST SHOW

  • VXX: 27.80 - UP 1.3 POINT FROM LAST SHOW

  • MARK/ANDREW REVIEW?
  • MIKE REVIEW?
  • WHAT ARE FIDELITY’S CUSTOMERS TRADING TODAY - ROKU, AMD and UBER.
  • TOP 10 MOST ACTIVE EQUITY OPTIONS
  • INDEX OPTION VOLUME BREAKDOWN
  • AND MORE…

THE ODD BLOCK

  • LTHM PUT LOVE IN HARD TO BORROW STOCK
  • ATHM LINE IN THE SAND PUTS
  • YPF CALL LOVE

STRATEGY BLOCK

  • Going deep with Fidelity talking skip strike put butterflies

AROUND THE BLOCK

  • What is on our radar for the rest of the week? - Upcoming earnings (M, WMT, BABA), CPI data Tuesday morning and a slew of econ data on Thursday.

Aug 13 2019

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Rank #14: OPR 278: Huddling Up About Adjustments, Playbook 2.0 and More

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OPR 278: Huddling Up About Adjustments, Playbook 2.0 and More

On today's episode, we are answering your listener questions about trade adjustments, new versions of the playbook and the proper way to structure iron condors. 

Do you have a question that you want answered on a future episode? Send it to Brian at theoptionsguy@invest.ally.com, or to the Options Insider at questions@theoptionsinsider.com.

Sep 19 2019

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Rank #15: Volatility Views 365: Pregnant With A Dividend

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  • Host: Mark Longo, The Options Insider Media Group
  • Co-Host: Mark Sebastian, Option Pit
  • MIAX Hot Seat Guest: Shelly Brown, EVP, Miax Options
  • Guest Co-Host: Simon Ho, CEO, T3 Index

VOLATILITY REVIEW

Update on the latest trades, trends and developments in the world of volatility including:

  • What the heck is happening this week?
  • VIX cash, Spikes,VIX Futures and VVIX overview. 
  • VIX options breakdown - strong volume week
  • Spikes options breakdown - Massive 1x2 roll
  • Why does the premium evolve between SPIKES and VIX?
  • And much more...

VOLATILITY VOICEMAIL

  • COMMENT FROM HATTIME: $6 for a Jan ATM put in VXX? I don’t think so.
  • COMMENT FROM APROPOSS0:Love the show. Checked out the VXX downside after your recent episodes. Damn is that sh$t expensive! How can you make money buying that stuff
  • QUESTION FROM ALLISON: What do you guys think of the MOVE index as a measure of volatility?

THE CRYSTAL BALLWhere will VIX/SPIKES be next week?

  • MARK: 18.50
  • Meatball: 16.75
  • SIMON: 17.33

Aug 19 2019

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Rank #16: TWIFO 170: The Mysteries of Bitcoin Options

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  • HOST: Mark Longo, The Options Insider Media Group

  • CO-HOST: Sean Smith, MD - Derivatives Licensing, FTSE Russell  
  • CME HOT SEAT GUEST: Tim McCourt, MD - GLOBAL HEAD OF EQUITY PRODUCTS, CME Group

WHAT WERE THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS IN FUTURES OPTIONS THIS WEEK?

EQUITIES

  • IMPEACHMENT VOL PREMIUM IS IN THE AIR. 
  • VIX: 16.85 - UP 1.7 FROM LAST SHOW 
  • VVIX: 101.5 - UP 1 FROM LAST SHOW
  • RVX: 21 - UP 2.3 PTS FROM LAST WEEK 
  • VIX/RVX SPREAD: 4.15 - MUCH TIGHTER THAN LAST WEEK
  • SEAN - ANY INTERESTING RUSSELL DEVELOPMENTS/STUDIES FROM RMC?
  • RUSSELL 2000 FOCUS PANEL - ANY TAKEAWAYS
  • ANY INTEREST FROM EUROPEAN CLIENTELE ON U.S. SMALLCAP STOCKS?
  • ANY INTEREST IN RVX FROM EUROPE?

 THE RETURN OF CRYPTO

  •  Recorded interview with Tim McCourt - CME Group

Sep 27 2019

55mins

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Rank #17: OPR 274: Huddling Up About Risk-Free Credit Spreads, Young Trader Education and More

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OPR 274: Huddling Up About Risk-Free Credit Spreads, Young Trader Education and More

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

  • QUESTION Erik Norstedt: Just listened to the OPR 272 episode and had a question. When you say you want to "Do the entire trade at the midpoint for even" - what exactly do you mean? Thanks.

  • QUESTION FROM Welch Kwong: Huge fan of your weekly podcast. I've asked a question before and you guys were extremely helpful with your response and expertise. I have another question wondering if you can help. Let's say the infamous underlying XYZ is at $50 on a Monday, and I sell a 60/65 Call Spread @ 1.00 exp Friday (5 days). I get 1.00 credit and my risk is 4.00 potential max loss per spread. If I continue to roll position out for a credit, rolling up I dont think really matters for this question, but with enough rolling and credits to add up to 5.00, would that mean that the trade overall was at zero risk (not taking into account commissions)??

  • QUESTION FROM Bob Randall: Brian, I have a 12 year old niece with a very bright mathematical mind that I am trying to get into options. I'm looking for either beginning games or age appropriate books or videos to teach her about options. I also have two editions of the Playbook and thought I might reach out to you for any suggestions.

  • RELATED QUESTION FROM STEVEN PATEL: Do I need to be a math whiz to understand this options stuff?

  • QUESTION FROM CHARLIEC: Quick Q for the show - What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen in the options market?

Do you have a question that you want answered on a future episode? Send it to Brian at theoptionsguy@invest.ally.com, or to the Options Insider at questions@theoptionsinsider.com.

Aug 22 2019

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Rank #18: OPR 282: Join the Streaming Wars With Roku Iron Butterflies

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OPR 282: Join the Streaming Wars With Roku Iron Butterflies

Today we will explore trading iron butterflies in Roku...but with a time twist. You can find more in The Options Playbook, which is always available on OptionsPlaybook.com, or on the Amazon Kindle edition. 

Do you have a question that you want answered on a future episode? Send them to Brian at theoptionsguy@invest.ally.com, or to the Options Insider at questions@theoptionsinsider.com. 

Oct 17 2019

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