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Options Playbook Radio

Welcome to Options Playbook Radio - the program where we break down cutting edge options strategies and explain how you can incorporate them into your own portfolio.

Oct 29, 2015

Huddle up, traders. Today's discussion addresses listener questions. They include:

  • Nelson from NC: Exploring covered calls on dividend playing stocks.
    • Remember rho
    • You might not receive as much premium. Why?
  • Dr. Ram: How to trade multi-leg option strategies in an IRA account
    • You can't use anything that provides...

Oct 22, 2015

In this episode, we are discussing skip-strike butterflies with calls that we did last earnings season. This was in episode 77. For those of you with the hardcover version of the book, please turn to page 108. If you are following along online, this is always at

Today Brian discusses:

  • Setting up a...

Oct 16, 2015

In this episode, we are discussing. If you have a copy of The Options Playbook, this information is available on page 68. You can always follow along online at

Today, Brian discusses:

  • The caveats of long straddles
  • Why do long straddles work in this market climate?
  • Looking at long straddles for GE,...

Oct 8, 2015

Dan Sheridan is back with Brian, and today they are discussing how to set up an iron butterfly on the RUT. You can find this on page 106 of the Options Playbook, or on

They discuss:

  • Looking at a two-week iron butterfly in RUT
  • Where has RUT been for the last six months?
  • Setting things up, and why...

Oct 2, 2015

In this episode, Brian is joined by Dan Sheridan from Sheridan Options Mentoring. They continue the discussion of Iron Butterflies, which began last week. If you have a hardcover version of the book, this is on page 106.

They discuss:

  • What is the difference between an iron condor versus an iron butterfly?
  • Why are iron...