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Options Playbook Radio 170: Getting out of Straddles


One listener asks, how do you get out of straddles?

Download Options Playbook Radio 170: Getting out of Straddles

It's time for listener questions on Options Playbook Radio. Do you have a question that you want answered on a future episode? Send them to Brian at [email protected], or to the Options Insider at [email protected].

In this episode Mark and Brian discuss:

  • Question from LesNod: How the heck do you actually get out of straddles? One side of a straddle is always a loss!
  • Question from Jelly: Can I buy longer-term options than LEAPS?
  • Question from Kim D.: How high to rates need to go before I need to worry about rho?
  • Question from Axel D.: Why do they update open interest only once a day?

About Brian Overby


Brian has worked in the financial industry since 1992. Prior to joining TradeKing he founded Financial Coaching, Ltd., an investor education company. He also served as an option trading specialist for Charles Schwab, a senior staff instructor for The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), and managed the training department for one of the world's largest market makers, Knight Trading Group. Over the span of his career Mr. Overby has performed more than 1000 seminars worldwide on option trading and composed numerous articles for investor trade publications.

Author's web site: http://community.tradeking.com/members/optionsguy/blogs/


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