The Options Insider Radio Network
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.
About our sponsor:
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, OIC is an industry cooperative funded by OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization, and the U.S. options exchanges. Its mission is to provide free and unbiased education to investors and financial advisors about the benefits and risks of exchange-listed equity options. Managed by OCC, OIC offers education which includes webinars, podcasts, videos, seminars, self-directed online courses, mobile tools, and live help. OIC's Roundtable is the independent governing body of the Council and is comprised of representatives from the exchanges, member brokerage firms and OCC. For more information on the educational services OIC provides for investors, visit https://www.optionseducation.o
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This rebroadcast of OIC's webinar panel discussion covers why implied volatility levels drive options premiums and why it's important to trading and strategy session
OIC instructor Bill Ryan joins host Joe Burgoyne in a discussion about protection strategies. Then, Mark Benzaquen from OIC's Investor Services talks about how his group can help with your options-related questions.
WWoO 49: Panel - Options Pros Talk Put-Call Parity and More
This rebroadcast of OICs webinar panel on Put-Call Parity covers whether understanding these price relationships helps the decision-making process.
On Strategy Spotlight, Joe Burgoyne covers the intricacies of Backspreads with Dave Whitmore of E*TRADE and then meet Joe Cusick, OIC's Director of Institutional Outreach as he discusses his background in the industry and some of his OIC initiatives. Plus, Joe will answer listener questions.
WWoO 47: Panel - How to Build a Calm, Patient Trader Psychology
This rebroadcast of OICs webinar program focuses on what may cause an investor to lose control of their trading mind under pressure. Learn what needs to be done in order to produce the calm, patient mind necessary for effective trading.
WWoO 46: How To Get Started in Options and Investor Services
Host Joe Burgoyne welcomes back Dan Sheridan who will discuss what investors need to know about trading options. Then on Profiles & Perspectives, Ed Modla of OIC's Investor Services team provides some historical context to OCC's role in the industry.
WWoO Show 45: Panel - Getting Started with Options
The OIC team of experienced instructors will continue the conversation with the introduction to options for beginners. This lively panel conversation will review the basic language of options; how opening and exit trades work; and important details investors and financial advisors need to know before they invest with options.
In this rebroadcast, OICs webinar panel of experienced professionals will help you gain confidence you need to get started.
WWoO Show 44 - Panel: Do Earnings and Listed Options Go Together?
Four times a year the markets react to corporate earnings announcements. If you decide to initiate options strategy in this environment, there are important factors to consider like: stock, index or ETF options? Will the effect of implied volatility have a greater impact on options prices than the stock movement itself? These questions along with specific option strategy ideas will be debated with our panelists from the CBOE/MIAX and moderated by Joe Burgoyne, Director of Individual Investor Education.
In this rebroadcast OICs webinar panel of experienced professionals will help you understand if earnings and listed options go together.
WWoO 43: Earning Announcements and Options Growth
Bill Ryan of NYSE joins OICs Joe Burgoyne to chat about how earnings announcements can impact your options portfolio. Then, on Profiles & Perspectives, Nasdaqs Jill Malandrino discusses her thoughts on historically low volatility and the potential for listed options market growth.
OICs Wide World of Options 42: Panel - Your Key to Understanding Options: A Discussion with the Pros
WWoO 42: Panel - Your Key to Understanding Options: A Discussion with the Pros
Take a deep dive into basic options concepts with a panel of experienced professionals, including Joe Burgoyne from The Options Industry Council as well as Peter Lusk, a senior instructor for The Options Institute at CBOE, that will engage in a lively discussion that will challenge new traders to better understand how options fit into a modern trading strategy.
In this rebroadcast OICs webinar panel takes a deep dive into basic options concepts with a panel of experienced professionals that will help you understand how options fit into bullish, bearish and sideways market situations.
Wide World of Options 41: Strategies for Earnings Announcements and Trading Tools
Roma Colwell-Steinke of CBOEs Options Institute joins Joe Burgoyne in a conversation about strategy considerations for earnings announcements and then Karen Sood of CBOE Vest discusses how trading tools and technology can impact investment decisions.
WWoO Show 40: Panel- What Greeks Can Teach You About Options
This is a rebroadcast of OIC's webinar panel where you can take a deep dive into options Greeks and join a panel of options professionals, including Joe Burgoyne from The Options Industry Council and Dan Passarelli from Market Taker Mentoring, for an advanced discussion of some mechanics behind an options pricing.
WWoO Show 39: Selecting Option Strike Prices and Months
Joe Burgoyne speaks with Dan Passarelli from Market Taker Mentoring on what investors should consider when choosing strike prices and month. Then, on Profiles and Perspectives, Carolyn Leonard of DyMynd shares her experiences as a woman in the financial industry and what resources are available to women who are seeking financial empowerment.
OICs Wide World of Options 38: Panel - Options Strategy Selection: What You Should Think About Before You Trade
WWoO Show 38: Panel- Options Strategy Selection: What You Should Think About Before You Trade
This rebroadcast of OICs webinar panel discusses how experts choose their optimal options strategy and the important questions that investors and traders should consider before trading.
WWoO Show 37 - Choosing a Strategy and Dark Pool Trading
In this prerecorded show, Kevin Baldwin from OIC speaks with Joe Burgoyne about what to consider when selecting an options strategy. Then on Profiles & Perspectives, Stefanie Kammerman from The Stock Whisperer Trading Company explains dark pool trading.
WWoO Show 36 - Rolling Option Positions and Listener Questions
Host Joe Burgoyne answers listener questions about mini-options and investor resources. Then on Strategy Spotlight, Kevin Davitt of CBOEs Options Institute defines what it means to roll an option position and why investors might want to consider doing so.
WWoO 35: Panel - Tax Advantages to Trading Index and Non-Equities Options
This rebroadcast of OICs webinar program features Bob Gordon, president at Twenty-First Securities Corp., who will guide us through the unique and, sometimes, the most preferable tax treatment given to index and other non-equity options.
WWoO Show 34: Panel - Rolling With the Markets.
This rebroadcast of OICs webinar panel discusses different approaches to adjusting your options position when markets move in your favor or against you.
WWoO Show 33: Delta Spreads and OICs Position Simulator
Joe Burgoyne speaks with Randy Frederick from Schwab about Delta Spreads and discusses helpful investor resources including OIC's position simulator.
WWoO Show 32: Panel: What Volatility Means For Your Investing
In this deep-dive discussion, Frank Fahey (representing Bats Options Exchange), Shawn Howell (Pro Market Advisors) and Dan Sheridan (Sheridan Options Mentoring) explain how volatility can move markets -- and help your options investing.
WWoO Show 31: Rolling Options Positions and OCC Advocacy
Joe Burgoyne explores the topic of rolling options positions with Steve Claussen from OptionsHouse. Then he connects with Joe Kamnik from the OCC to discuss its role as an advocate for the industry.
OICs Wide World of Options 30: Panel Discussion - Options and Income Strategies: What You Need to Know
WWoO Show 30: Panel - Options and Income Strategies: What You Need to Know
We will take a deep dive into basic income-generating options strategies with a panel of experienced professionals, including Laurie Itkin, Alan Ellman and Ed Modla, who will share their experiences with income strategies for today's low-interest-rate environment.
WWoO Show 29: Generating Income with Options
Joe Burgoyne talks all about income generation this month with interviews with Dan Sheridan from Sheridan Options Mentoring, and The Options Lady, Laurie Itkin. Topics include covered calls, selling puts, spreads and condors.
WWoO Show 28: Panel Discussion: What Greeks Can Teach You About Options
Take a deep dive into options Greeks and join a panel of options professionals, including Steve Claussen from Options House and Dan Passarelli from Maker Taker Mentoring, for an advanced discussion of some mechanics behind the pricing of an option.
WWoO Show 27: Option Greeks and Next-Level Trading
Joe Burgoyne talks about the importance of the Greeks with Dan Passarelli from Market Taker Mentoring. Then, he sits down with Dave Whitmore from E*TRADE to discuss how traders can go beyond being a novice.
WWoO Show 26: Risk Management and Listener Questions
Joe Burgoyne dives into the topic of risk management with Andrew Giovinazzi from Option Pit. They discuss using options to limit portfolio risk and managing your trading expectations. Also, Joe talks with Greg Stevens at Fidelity.
WWoO Show 25: Using options to invest fearlessly in 2016
Joe Burgoyne sits down with Alan Ellman from The Blue Collar Investor to discuss how investors can get a jump start on 2016 by adding options to their portfolios. Topics include fundamentals, basic strategies, and common mistakes.
WWoO Show 24: Managing Your Funds with Options on ETFs
Joe Burgoyne takes a deep dive into options on ETFs. In this episode, he talks with Roma Colwell-Steinke, from the CBOE, about how investors can use options on ETFs to add diversity and income to their portfolios.
WWoO Show 23: Binary Options and Ongoing Education
Bill Ryan, from NYSE, joins host Joe Burgoyne to discuss the upcoming launch of binary equity options at NYSE. Then, in Profiles and Perspectives, Brian Overby, from Trade King, joins Joe to discuss options education.
WWoO Show 22: Popular Retail Options Strategies and Trading the Calendar
Joe Burgoyne chats with Peter Bottini, from OptionsHouse to discuss the popular options strategies his firm sees retail traders employing. Then, in Looking Back, Joe takes a deep dive into the months of the year to see if you really should ?Sell in May.?
WWoO Show 21: Searchable ODD and Time Spreads
Joe Burgoyne highlights the addition of a search feature to the ODD document in Industry Happenings. Then he discusses time and calendar spreads with Andrew Giovanazzi from Option Pit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.