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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.

Mar 20, 2014

Options Playbook 4: Volatility & Probability

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Brian discusses:

  • The definition of implied volatility
  • Pricing models and assumptions
  • How to determine implied volatility
  • Non-directionality of implied volatility
  • Impact of time on implied volatility
  • Impact of...

Mar 13, 2014

Options Playbook 3: Volatility, Part 1

Options prices are based partly on volatility.  Brian discusses:

  • Implied volatility
  • The interconnectedness of probability and volatility
  • Factors beyond price that help determine whether to trade an option

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Mar 7, 2014

In this episode, Options Insider Founder Mark Longo and TradeKing Senior Options Analyst Brian Overby explain how options are similar to home or auto insurance contracts. They also provide an overview of options pricing and define some basic options terms including:

  • Premium
  • Implied Volatility