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Simple diversification is no longer enough to shield the assets under your management. Registered investment advisors, financial planners and asset managers need a new weapon in their war on risk. Welcome to The Advisors Option - the only program designed to arm busy advisors with the information necessary to properly manage risk in this volatile environment. From options education and trading strategies to practical tips, industry news and interviews with leading advisors, you will find it all on The Advisors Option.

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Simple diversification is no longer enough to shield the assets under your management. Registered investment advisors, financial planners and asset managers need a new weapon in their war on risk. Welcome to The Advisors Option - the only program designed to arm busy advisors with the information necessary to properly manage risk in this volatile environment. From options education and trading strategies to practical tips, industry news and interviews with leading advisors, you will find it all on The Advisors Option.

    AO 89: The Rise of Pandemic Volatility

    AO 89: The Rise of Pandemic Volatility

    THE BUZZ
    A HISTORIC WEEK/MONTH FOR THE MARKETS
    THOUGHTS ON CURRENT MARKET/VOL
    IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC SPX ON LIQUIDITY
    NEW VOLUME RECORDS SET BY OCC

    OPTIONS 101:  LONG STRADDLES

    OFFICE HOURS
    IS THE NEW IRA CONTRIBUTION DEADLINE JULY 15
    WHEN CORPS ANNOUNCE MASSIVE SURPRISE DIVIDENDS IS THIS ACCOUNTED FOR IN THE OPTIONS OR IS THERE AN OPP TO PURCHASE PUTS
    WHAT HAPPENS IF THE STOCK IS HALTED OR EXCHANGES ARE SHUT DOWN WHEN I OWN PUTS
    WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO TAKE OFF A LONG PUT POSITION ON A STOC

    • 1 hr 12 min
    AO 88: How to Hedge a Pandemic

    AO 88: How to Hedge a Pandemic

    Host: Mark Longo, The Options Insider
    Co-Hosts: Matt Amberson - ORATS
    Chris Hausman - Swan Global Investments
    Eric Cott - OIC

    The Buzz
    We explore whether the current level of pandemic volatility is here to stay and what that means for your client's portfolios. 

    Options 101
    We explore a variety of pandemic hedging strategies and how to pay for them. 

    Office Hours
    We answer your questions about crypto options and more. 

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The Advisors Option 87: Pandemic Volatility Plus 3 Strategies You Need to Know

    The Advisors Option 87: Pandemic Volatility Plus 3 Strategies You Need to Know

    THE BUZZ
    THOUGHTS ON CURRENT PANDEMIC VOL ENVIRONMENTS
    EARNINGS SEASON UPDATE
    CME FINALLY LAUNCHES BITCOIN OPTIONS
    JUDGE DISMISSES WALL STREET 'FEAR GAUGE' LAWSUIT AGAINST CBOE
    LISTENER QUESTIONS

    TRICKS OF THE TRADE
    INSPIRED BY THIS LISTENER QUESTION:
    WHAT ARE THE THREE STRATEGIES THAT YOU FEEL EACH ADVISOR SHOULD HAVE IN HIS BACK POCKET FOR WHEN CLIENTS ASK ABOUT OPTIONS?

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Advisor's Option 86: 2019 in Review

    Advisor's Option 86: 2019 in Review

    LOOKING BACK ON 2019 - PAYING OFF OUR 2019 PREDICTIONS FROM LAST YEAR’S SHOW: WHAT WERE THE HOTTEST OPTIONS STORIES/DEVELOPMENTS/EVENTS OF 2019 FOR ADVISORS?

    LOOKING AHEAD TO 2020?

    OFFICE HOURS
    IS THERE A GOOD PLACE FOR A LIST OF OPTIONS-ORIENTED ADVISORS?
    HELLO AO! I KNOW YOU ALL HAD OPINIONS ON THE DEMISE OF XIV AND THE SHORT VOLATILITY TRADING THAT LED TO IT. WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THIS POTENTIAL NEW PRODUCT? DOES THIS THING HAVE A CHANCE OF GETTING LISTED?

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Advisor's Option 85: Options Strategies to Avoid

    Advisor's Option 85: Options Strategies to Avoid

    THE BUZZ
    THOUGHTS ON CURRENT MARKET/VOLATILITY CONDITIONS
    EARNINGS VOLATILITY: EARNINGS SEASON RUNDOWN

    OPTIONS 101:  TRICKS OF THE TRADE
    INSPIRED BY THIS QUESTION FROM DEREK: Are there any options strategies that you feel RIAs should flat out avoid? Thx and love the earnings reports. Any chance of sector earnings updates - maybe tech earnings or retail earnings? 

    LISTENER QUESTIONS

    • 1 hr 2 min
    AO 84: The Atom Bomb of Zero Commissions

    AO 84: The Atom Bomb of Zero Commissions

    THE BUZZ
    THOUGHTS ON CURRENT MARKET/VOL CONDITIONS
    EARNINGS VOL
    THE DALLAS ALTS CONFERENCE
    FREE TRADING SHAKES UP THE BROKERAGE/OPTIONS WORLD
    ZERO COMMISSIONS & ADVISORS

    EXPENSIVE COMMISSION TRADES
    Now that commissions are gone are there any trades that are back on the table that would have previously been just too expensive: BUTTERFLY, IRON BUTTERFLY, IRON CONDOR

    OFFICE HOURS
    Increase in Vol with no trading fees
    Looking for an earnings vol product from Orats
    Swan Global and Crypto

    • 59 min

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