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Options Playbook Radio 183: DIS Backspread into Earnings


The House of Mouse reports earnings today. Let's look at a bullish backspread to capture the movement.

Download Options Playbook Radio 183: DIS Backspread into Earnings

Since it is still earnings season, it makes sense to capture the movement surrounding earnings announcements. In this case, we are looking at a bullish ratio spread in DIS.

In this episode:

  • A recap of what happened with last week's FB position
  • After AMZN, FB looked a little boring
  • DIS reports earnings after the close on Thursday, November 9
  • What is the sentiment on DIS?
  • Looking at the long straddle to figure out pricing
  • Setting up a backspread in DIS
  • Picking the strikes and expirations
  • What is the downside? Upside?
  • What do we want to happen?

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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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