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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.

Jan 31, 2019

Today we will be using a skip strike butterfly in Amazon.  You can find more in The Options Playbook, which is always available on, in on the Amazon Kindle edition. 
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Jan 24, 2019


  • Host: Brian Overby, Senior Options Analyst - AKA The Options Guy - at Ally Invest

If you like to trade volatile stocks then TSLA has you covered. Today we're going to trade a Skip Strike Call Butterfly using Tesla options. This is an advanced play so make sure you've reviewed the Options...

Jan 17, 2019

Options Playbook Radio 243: Huddling Up About Premium Harvesting and Covered Calls

Today Mark and Brian  answer questions about

  • How to safely harvest premium in a volatile environment by selling puts
  • What criteria should you evaluate when constructing a covered call portfolio?

Jan 10, 2019

Options Playbook Radio 242: Huddling Up About Expiration, Calls vs. Spreads and More

  • Host: Mark Longo, Founder and CEO - The Options Insider Media Group
  • Co-Host: Brian Overby, Senior Options Analyst - Ally Invest

In this episode Brian and Mark huddle up to answer the following questions:

  • QUESTION FROM Paul Vasquez:...

Jan 3, 2019

Huddle up, listeners! We're taking your questions, including:

  • The options question of the week: What is the largest open options position in AAPL right now?
  • Given the skew set up in equities, why would you ever buy a collar?
  • Why are there no options on VXAPL?
  • Will we ever have a VIX index product that you can...