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At Option Alpha we are devoted to empowering traders with simple, powerful tools supported by world-class research and education. For far too long the options industry has been fragmented, lagging, and unnecessarily complex. By developing industry-first automation technology, enhancing data and information accessibility, and nurturing our thriving community at every level, Option Alpha is changing the way people trade options forever. We’re more than just a software company; we’re leading a movement of traders at every level who are unlocking more freedom through improved and expanded options.

The Option Alpha Podcast Kirk Du Plessis

    • Investing
    • 4.8, 847 Ratings

At Option Alpha we are devoted to empowering traders with simple, powerful tools supported by world-class research and education. For far too long the options industry has been fragmented, lagging, and unnecessarily complex. By developing industry-first automation technology, enhancing data and information accessibility, and nurturing our thriving community at every level, Option Alpha is changing the way people trade options forever. We’re more than just a software company; we’re leading a movement of traders at every level who are unlocking more freedom through improved and expanded options.

    180: The Best Covered Call Management Techniques

    180: The Best Covered Call Management Techniques

    Show notes: http://optionalpha.com/show180You've got your prized covered call setup and it's working in your account - now what? How do you manage or adjust the position in different market scenarios? Lucky for you, we are going to review the...

    • 35 min
    179: LEAPS Option Contracts - A Complete Guide For Traders

    179: LEAPS Option Contracts - A Complete Guide For Traders

    Show notes: http://optionalpha.com/show179You've got your prized covered call setup and it's working in your account - now what? How do you manage or adjust the position in different market scenarios? Lucky for you, we are going to review the...

    • 46 min
    178: Box Spread Basics for Options Traders

    178: Box Spread Basics for Options Traders

    Show notes: http://optionalpha.com/show178Box spreads and arbitrage strategies are often synonymous with one another and referenced interchangeably in the options trading community. And after all, who doesn't want a risk-free way to earn money right?...

    • 44 min
    177: The Trader's Guide to Index Options

    177: The Trader's Guide to Index Options

    Show notes: http://optionalpha.com/show177Index options have continued to grow in popularity. Potentially because they are easy to use, available in highly liquid markets, have favorable tax treatment in some cases, and offer a simple settlement...

    • 35 min
    176: Protective Put Strategy Researching Findings

    176: Protective Put Strategy Researching Findings

    Show Notes: http://optionalpha.com/show176Hedging stock positions can be tricky business. One of the most common schools of thought is to use a simple protective put strategy whereby a stock investor would simply purchase a long out-of-the-money put...

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    175: The Impact of Volatility On Options

    175: The Impact of Volatility On Options

    Show Notes: http://optionalpha.com/show175Stock trading is easy to understand conceptually because it's one-dimensional. Either the stock goes up or it goes down. Clear and simple, at least from a trading and profit or loss perspective. Options trading,...

    • 51 min

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847 Ratings

Exos2000 ,

Beginner or Pro-Good mix of basics and strategies

Been listening to him podcast for 6mth. Kurts podcast offers insightful mix of basics and strategies for beginners or the seasoned pro. Love how he explains the “why” and rationales of particular strategy.

Cubansurfer1 ,

The Best Teacher Ever!

Kirk is the best teacher that I ever had.
He’s caring, patient, and most importantly he wants to make sure that you learn how to trade options correctly and don’t lose your cspital for FREE!
Who else does that?
🙏🙏🙏

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Great Podcast

Kirk is one if the most knowledgeable people when it comes to Options. Listen, learn, and become a member of Option Alpha!

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