Options Playbook Radio

Options Playbook Radio 26: Early Exercise & Assignment

For those of you with a copy of the Playbook, we’re on page 140.  If you are looking at the Options Playbook website, just look for “What is Early Exercise and Assignment.”

Today Brian discusses:

  • A review of rolling option contracts
  • Why will you not necessarily be assigned on a contract that is in-the-money?
  • American-style options versus European-style options
  • Exercise versus assignment
  • Why don’t option buyers exercise instantly?
  • Don’t forget about time value
  • And more…
Direct download: Options_Playbook_Radio_26__Early_Exercise__Assignment.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 6:47pm CDT

Options Playbook Radio 25: How We Roll

We’re on page 134 in the book, or look for “How We Roll” in the Options Playbook website.

In this episode, Brian discusses:

  • Position management: what does it mean?
  • How the covered call rules apply
  • A deep dive with an example
  • Looking for an option that will cover the cost of rolling
  • And more...





Direct download: OptionsPlaybook25.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 2:49pm CDT

Options Playbook Radio 24: The Fig Leaf Strategy

In this episode, we’re on page 56 of the Playbook. Or, look for the fig leaf in the strategies tab online, or look for the plays in the Kindle version.

Today, Brian discusses:

  • Where did the name originate?
  • What is it? What is it NOT?
  • How is it composed?
  • Determining goals and finding appropriate options.
  • Key considerations and nuances
  • Max loss and max gain
  • How to avoid assignment, or rolling
  • And more




Direct download: OptionsPlaybookRadio24.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 1:24pm CDT

Options Playbook Radio 23: Combining Cash-Secured Put Selling with Covered Call Writing

For those of you with the hardback version of the Playbook, today we’re on pages 48 and 44, respectively.

Brian discusses:

  • A review of what makes for a decent covered call underlying
  • How to approach a stock that you like
  • What is dollar-cost averaging?
  • What happens when your stock doesn’t go up?
  • The dividend question
  • How to carry on with this strategy
  • And more…



Direct download: OptionsPlaybook23.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 2:43pm CDT