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Options Playbook Radio

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Jan 11, 2018

In this episode, we are looking beyond the Options Playbook and are using a long combination to create a synthetic stock and buy protection. You can find more on p. 76 of The Options Playbook, which is always available on, in on the Amazon Kindle edition.


  • A review of last week's episode
  • What is a synthetic long stock?
  • Where is Facebook now?
  • How to create a synthetic long position
  • Adding a twist...using a put spread
  • Selecting expirations and strikes
  • What is the cost? Risk?

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