Options Playbook Radio (financial podcast)

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 events on the price of an option

Options involve risk. Please refer to tradeking.com/ODD to review additional risks involved with trading options.

Direct download: OptionsPlaybook4.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 12:30pm CDT

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

Send your questions to questions@theoptionsinsider.com and maybe we will answer them on the air.

Options involve risk. Please refer to tradeking.com/ODD to review additional risks involved with trading options.

Direct download: OptionsPlaybook3.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 1:38pm CDT

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
Direct download: Options_Playbook_2_-_Options_Basics.mp3
Category:financial podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT