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OIC's Wide World of Options


Hosted by Joe Burgoyne, 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 throughout the industry.

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OICs Wide World of Options 20: Early Trading Hours and Short Puts

WWoO Show 20: Early Trading Hours and Short Puts On Industry Happenings, Joe Burgoyne discusses what traders need to know about CBOEs new Early Trading Hours. Then, Laurie Itkin from Coastwise Capital joins Joe to chat about incorporating...
Posted July 23rd, 2015

WWoO Show 20: Early Trading Hours and Short Puts

On Industry Happenings, Joe Burgoyne discusses what traders need to know about CBOEs new Early Trading Hours. Then, Laurie Itkin from Coastwise Capital joins Joe to chat about incorporating short puts and covered calls into clients portfolios.


OICs Wide World of Options 19: Covered Calls and Climbing the Wall of Worry

CBOEs Peter Lusk joins Joe Burgoyne to discuss motivations behind using the covered call strategy. Also, do you know what it means to "climb the wall of worry"? Joe has your answer on today's Looking Back segment.
Posted June 1st, 2015

CBOEs Peter Lusk joins Joe Burgoyne to discuss motivations behind using the covered call strategy. Also, do you know what it means to "climb the wall of worry"? Joe has your answer on today's Looking Back segment.


OICs Wide World of Options 18: The Emotional Traits of Traders

Rande Howell, founder of Traders State of Mind, discusses the psychological habits of traders and ways to help manage emotions such as fear, uncertainty and anxiety. Also, Mike West and Barry Nobel of NASDAQ OMX stop by to talk about the evolution of...
Posted April 23rd, 2015

Rande Howell, founder of Traders State of Mind, discusses the psychological habits of traders and ways to help manage emotions such as fear, uncertainty and anxiety. Also, Mike West and Barry Nobel of NASDAQ OMX stop by to talk about the evolution of NASDAQ option exchanges.


OICs Wide World of Options 17: Back Spreads and Industry Updates

Interested in learning more about Back Spreads? Check out this latest episode on Strategy Spotlight, then Bill Ryan of NYSE joins Joe for a discussion about the latest happenings going on with the exchange.
Posted March 12th, 2015

Interested in learning more about Back Spreads? Check out this latest episode on Strategy Spotlight, then Bill Ryan of NYSE joins Joe for a discussion about the latest happenings going on with the exchange.


OICs Wide World of Options 16: An Investors Thought Process for Buying Calls

Joe Burgoyne and Kyle Graham of OIC's Investor Services discuss the thought process an investor may use when buying calls. Also in Profiles & Perspectives, John Denza and Jeromee Johnson of BATS drop by to update Joe on the latest happenings going...
Posted December 4th, 2014

Joe Burgoyne and Kyle Graham of OIC's Investor Services discuss the thought process an investor may use when buying calls. Also in Profiles & Perspectives, John Denza and Jeromee Johnson of BATS drop by to update Joe on the latest happenings going on with the exchange.


WWoO Show 15: Covered Call Combinations and Volatility Charts

On Strategy Spotlight, Joe Burgoyne discusses Covered Call Combinations with Randy Frederick of Schwab. Then Shelly Brown of MIAX stops by to discuss what's new with the exchange. Want to learn more about volatility charts? Joe has the 4-1-1 on Tools,...
Posted October 31st, 2014

On Strategy Spotlight, Joe Burgoyne discusses Covered Call Combinations with Randy Frederick of Schwab. Then Shelly Brown of MIAX stops by to discuss what's new with the exchange. Want to learn more about volatility charts? Joe has the 4-1-1 on Tools, Resources and Good Reads.


OICs Wide World of Options 14: Contract Adjustments, Collars and Back Spreads

Joe Harwood from OIC's Investor Services team joins Joe Burgoyne for a discussion on contract adjustments. Then on Profiles and Perspectives, Joe interviews John Burnside of Freeboard Capital about the use of option strategies including collars and...
Posted September 3rd, 2014

Joe Harwood from OIC's Investor Services team joins Joe Burgoyne for a discussion on contract adjustments. Then on Profiles and Perspectives, Joe interviews John Burnside of Freeboard Capital about the use of option strategies including collars and back spreads.


OICs Wide World of Options 13: Stock Splits and Calendar Spreads

On Industry Happenings, Joe Burgoyne explains stock splits and what investors should know about them. Then, Shawn Howell of Pro Market Advisors joins Joe for a Strategy Spotlight discussion on Calendar Spreads with Index Options.
Posted July 28th, 2014

On Industry Happenings, Joe Burgoyne explains stock splits and what investors should know about them. Then, Shawn Howell of Pro Market Advisors joins Joe for a Strategy Spotlight discussion on Calendar Spreads with Index Options.


OICs Wide World of Options 12: Option Tools and Covered Call Writing

Joe Burgoyne talks about tools that can help you grow your options knowledge like OIC's MyPath assessment, our new mobile app and the position simulator. Then, OIC Investor Services Senior Specialist Bill Ryan joins Joe for a discussion on Covered...
Posted June 3rd, 2014

Joe Burgoyne talks about tools that can help you grow your options knowledge like OIC's MyPath assessment, our new mobile app and the position simulator. Then, OIC Investor Services Senior Specialist Bill Ryan joins Joe for a discussion on Covered Call Writing.


OICs Wide World of Options 11: Calendars and Diagonals with Weeklys Options

Joe Burgoyne and Russell Rhoads delve into the topic of Calendars and Diagonals with Weeklys Options. Also, hear about Bollinger Bands and Joe's latest reading pick for Tools, Resources and Good Reads. Weeklys is a servicemark of the Chicago Board...
Posted April 28th, 2014

Joe Burgoyne and Russell Rhoads delve into the topic of Calendars and Diagonals with Weeklys Options. Also, hear about Bollinger Bands and Joe's latest reading pick for Tools, Resources and Good Reads.

Weeklys is a servicemark of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated.


OICs Wide World of Options 10: Options Skew and A 2013 Year in Review

Host Joe Burgoyne speaks with Dan Passarelli of Market Taker Mentoring about the intricacies of options skew. He also provides a recap of options volume for 2013 and then he'll wrap up with resources investors might want to consider as they grow in...
Posted March 7th, 2014

Host Joe Burgoyne speaks with Dan Passarelli of Market Taker Mentoring about the intricacies of options skew. He also provides a recap of options volume for 2013 and then he'll wrap up with resources investors might want to consider as they grow in the options space.


OICs Wide World of Options 09: Iron Condors and Investor Services

On Strategy Spotlight, Dan Sheridan of Sheridan Mentoring will join Joe to discuss using Iron Condors with Weeklys, then Joe Harwood, Manager of OIC's Investor Services,will stop by to talk about what his team has to offer investors who are looking...
Posted January 30th, 2014

On Strategy Spotlight, Dan Sheridan of Sheridan Mentoring will join Joe to discuss using Iron Condors with Weeklys, then Joe Harwood, Manager of OIC's Investor Services,will stop by to talk about what his team has to offer investors who are looking for answers to their options-related questions.

Weeklys is a servicemark of The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated.


OICs Wide World of Options 08: Things to Consider When Buying Options and The Elliot Wave Theory

Shelly Brown of MIAX joins Joe for a discussion about his experience in the industry and some of the exchange's key milestones. Also, Brian Overby of TradeKing shares his perspective on what investors should considering when buying options, then Joe...
Posted December 19th, 2013

Shelly Brown of MIAX joins Joe for a discussion about his experience in the industry and some of the exchange's key milestones. Also, Brian Overby of TradeKing shares his perspective on what investors should considering when buying options, then Joe will introduce you to the Elliott Wave Theory.


OICs Wide World of Options 07: LEAPS and Listener Questions

On Profiles & Perspectives, Joe speaks with John Denza and Jeromee Johnson of BATS about the exchange's entrance and evolution in the options marketplace. Also, Joe will cover the ins and outs of LEAPs with Steve Claussen of OptionsHouse and then...
Posted November 11th, 2013

On Profiles & Perspectives, Joe speaks with John Denza and Jeromee Johnson of BATS about the exchange's entrance and evolution in the options marketplace. Also, Joe will cover the ins and outs of LEAPs with Steve Claussen of OptionsHouse and then wrap up with some listener questions.

LEAPS and Long-term Equity Anticipation Securities are trademarks of Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated.


OICs Wide World of Options 06: Straddles and Strangles

Host Joe Burgoyne interviews ISE's Geralyn Endo about the exchange's background in being the first electronic exchange, new developments and her experiences in the industry. Additionally, OIC Instructor Al Brinkman joins Joe for a conversation about...
Posted October 4th, 2013

Host Joe Burgoyne interviews ISE's Geralyn Endo about the exchange's background in being the first electronic exchange, new developments and her experiences in the industry. Additionally, OIC Instructor Al Brinkman joins Joe for a conversation about straddles and strangles. Interested in hearing about the technology boom in the nineties? Joe has you covered plus he'll tell you a little bit about bar charts and candlesticks on Tools, Resources and Good Reads.


OICs Wide World of Options 05: Flex Options and Butterfly Strategies

In this episode, Joe touches on the topic of Flex options and then OIC Instructor Marty Kearney joins him for a discussion on butterfly strategies. Also, Patty Schuler of BOX Options Exchange shares her experiences and insights on this week's Profiles...
Posted August 28th, 2013

In this episode, Joe touches on the topic of Flex options and then OIC Instructor Marty Kearney joins him for a discussion on butterfly strategies. Also, Patty Schuler of BOX Options Exchange shares her experiences and insights on this week's Profiles & Perspectives segment.


OIC's Wide World of Options 04: Industry Review and The Collar Strategy

Joe starts the show with a brief overview of the options industry, and then he'll talk shop with Mike West and Barry Nobel of NASDAQ OMX PHLX. Also, OIC instructor Todd Wilemon will discuss how collars work as an investment strategy and you?ll...
Posted July 30th, 2013

Joe starts the show with a brief overview of the options industry, and then he'll talk shop with Mike West and Barry Nobel of NASDAQ OMX PHLX. Also, OIC instructor Todd Wilemon will discuss how collars work as an investment strategy and you?ll hear Joe's recommended reading in his segment Tools, Resources and Good Reads.


OIC's Wide World of Options 03: The Starting Sixteen and Credit Spreads

Can you name the first stocks to have options traded on them? Listen to the show to find out how many you know. Also, Joe will discuss the ins and outs of credit spreads with Alex Jacobson of Options Xpress and then wrap up with a conversation with...
Posted July 16th, 2013

Can you name the first stocks to have options traded on them? Listen to the show to find out how many you know. Also, Joe will discuss the ins and outs of credit spreads with Alex Jacobson of Options Xpress and then wrap up with a conversation with the founder of Options Insider Radio Network Mark Longo.


OIC's Wide World of Options 02: Selling Puts and Mini Options

Joe Burgoyne starts the show with a brief overview of mini options followed by an interview with OIC Instructor Bill Ryan, who will speak about the intricacies of selling puts. Joe then wraps things up with a discussion about the time in options...
Posted June 25th, 2013

Joe Burgoyne starts the show with a brief overview of mini options followed by an interview with OIC Instructor Bill Ryan, who will speak about the intricacies of selling puts. Joe then wraps things up with a discussion about the time in options history when there were no puts.


OIC's Wide World of Options 01: Weeklys and Bull Call Spreads

For the inaugural show, Joe will kick things off with a discussion of Weeklys, a strategy spotlight segment on Bull Calls with OIC instructor Peter Lusk, followed by a nostalgic look back at the start of the options industry.
Posted June 4th, 2013

For the inaugural show, Joe will kick things off with a discussion of Weeklys, a strategy spotlight segment on Bull Calls with OIC instructor Peter Lusk, followed by a nostalgic look back at the start of the options industry.


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