Options Playbook Radio

In this episode, we're discussing the inverse of skip strike butterflies. This can be found on pages 112 and 115 of the hardback version of the book, or you can always go to OptionsPlaybook.com.

Today, Brian discusses:

  • When you would want to use an inverse skip strike butterfly
  • A live example using Deckers Outdoor
  • What might happen to the underlying, and how to structure a position around it?
  • What is the risk?
  • What is the reward potential?
  • And more
Direct download: OptionsPlaybookRadio62.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 1:22pm CDT

Options Playbook Radio 61: The Golden Rule

In this episode, we are taking on more listener questions, including:

  • In- versus out-of-the-money golden rules
  • The top 10 mistakes made by options traders
  • Ways to offset decay
  • Getting what you pay for
  • Volatility
  • Moneyness and time value



Direct download: OptionsPlaybookRadio61.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 2:52pm CDT

Options Playbook Radio 60:  Listener Question Palooza

In this episode, Brian and Mark take on listener questions as they attend the Options Industry Conference. They take on topics including:

  • Skip strike butterflies around AAPL earnings
  • Regular butterflies versus iron butterflies
  • Has expiration Friday changed in significance in recent years? What about triple and quadrupole witching?
  • The idea of daily expiration options
  • When is Rho a factor?
  • Why is rolling a position so prominent?





Direct download: OptionsPlaybook60.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 3:45pm CDT

Options Playbook Radio 59: Skip Strike Butterflies, Continued

In this episode, Brian continues his discussion of Skip Strike Butterflies. If you have the hard copy version of The Options Playbook, turn to page 108 for calls, or page 110 for puts.

Today, Brian discusses:

  • A review of last episode
  • A real-world example using Priceline, which posts earnings on 5/7 before the open
  • Let’s look at the ATM straddle for the options expiring on 5/8.
  • What has happened previously to Priceline around earnings?
  • What to do about that?
  • What is the upside?
  • What is the downside?




Direct download: OptionsPlaybookRadio59.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 2:38pm CDT