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Option Basics and Strategies - Webinar

  • ID: 4464271
  • Webinar
  • March 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 90 Minutes
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
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Learn definitions and detailed descriptions to better understand what option basics are.

Develop or increase your understanding of the design and structure of exchange traded and over the counter options. You will get a detailed look at the mechanics of put and call options from both the sellers and the buyers perspectives. You will learn common option terms, their payoff and profit possibilities, put call parity, and common option risks. Because a basic understanding of relevant tax rules is required for a complete understanding of the how and why you enter into options, there will be an overview of options taxation. Popular option trading strategies will also be addressed buying a call, buying a put, selling a call, ratio writing, entering into an equity collar, entering into a cap agreement, and entering into a floor agreement.

Learning Objectives
  • You will be able to define what an option is.
  • You will be able to review common option terms.
  • You will be able to discuss tax overview.
  • You will be able to recognize popular option strategies.
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What Is an Option?
  • Defined
  • Buying and Selling Options
  • Option Styles
  • Valuation
  • Trading Markets
  • Risks and Warnings
Common Option Terms
  • Underlying Property
  • Option Premium
  • Strike Price
  • Expiration Date
  • Exercise Date
  • Open Interest
  • Margin
  • Time Value
Call Options
  • Buying and Selling Calls
  • Payoff
  • Diagrams
Put Options
  • Buying and Selling Puts
  • Payoff
  • Diagrams
Put-Call Parity

Tax Overview
  • Options Taxation
  • Qualified Dividends
  • Expire Worthless
  • Exercise
  • Liquidated/Sold/Closed
  • Tax Straddles
Popular Option Strategies
  • Buy a Call
  • Buy a Put
  • Sell a Call
  • Ratio Writing
  • Enter Into an Equity Collar (Buy a Put and Sell a Call)
  • Enter Into a Cap or a Floor
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Andrea S. Kramer - McDermott Will & Emery LLP
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This webinar is designed for investment brokers, stock brokers, estate and financial planners, attorneys, presidents, vice presidents and other financial executives.
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