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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.

Feb 25, 2016

For this special episode, Brian is joined by:

  • Mark "the Voice of Options" Longo
  • Andrew "the Rock Lobster" Giovinazzi

They discuss:

  • Iron condor on AMZN
  • Setting up the trade
  • What did they decide?
  • What happened after the paper trade?
  • Premium selling relative to earnings
  • The zones, and when to avoid them
  • Caveats, greeks,...

Feb 18, 2016

Today it is time to take a longer term view on oil. How will this happen: the fig leaf strategy. For those of you at home, you can find this on page 56. You can always find the information on

Today, Brian discusses:

  • Will OPEC work with oil producers to cut production?
  • Taking a look at oil services...

Feb 11, 2016

We're back from the listener question/congressional aide briefing break, and ready to move through the Playbook. Today we are looking at an iron condor going into earnings. This is on page 126 of The Options Playbook, or you can always find it on


  • Looking at a TWTR paper trade going...

Feb 4, 2016

In this episode, Brian beams in from Capitol Hill and is joined by Mark to answer listener questions. You wanted to know:

  • Question from 777-Are there expectations for a Google stock split anytime soon? How would that impact the options trading?
  • Question from Hot Emini-There is a big disconnect in retail that theta is...