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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Brought to you by The Options Industry Council (OIC), an educational organization funded by the nation's options exchanges and the industry clearinghouse, OCC, that has been helping investors understand the responsible use of exchange-traded equity, ETF, and index options for over 20 years.
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WWoO Show 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...
Posted April 23rd, 2015
WWoO Show 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...
Posted March 12th, 2015
WWoO Show 16: An Investors Thought Process for Buying Calls
Joe Burgoyne and Kyle Graham of OICs Investor Services discuss the thought process an investor may use when buying calls.† Also in Profiles & Perspectives, John Denza and...
Posted December 4th, 2014
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...
Posted October 31st, 2014
WWoO Show 14: Contract Adjustments, Collars and Back Spreads
Joe Harwood from OICs Investor Services team joins Joe Burgoyne for a discussion on contract adjustments. Then on Profiles and Perspectives, Joe interviews John Burnside of Freeboard...
Posted September 3rd, 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.
Posted July 28th, 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...
Posted June 3rd, 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...
Posted April 28th, 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...
Posted March 7th, 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...
Posted January 30th, 2014
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...
Posted December 19th, 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...
Posted November 11th, 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...
Posted October 4th, 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...
Posted August 28th, 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...
Posted July 30th, 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...
Posted July 16th, 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...
Posted June 25th, 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.
Posted June 4th, 2013