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The Advisors Option

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, trading strategies and tips to options industry news and interviews with leading advisors, you will find it all on The Advisors Option.

Mar 1, 2019


The Straddle:

  • What is it?
  • What is it useful for?
  • What is it NOT useful for?
  • How do you avoid scams involving straddles?
  • How do you upgrade a straddle to make it more useful?



January numbers are in: Second highest volume January in history



Question from Euro 2 Zero - How do you...

Jan 31, 2019

The Buzz
- What did we learn from the STAC options panel
- Analyzing a volatile start to 2019
-  Earnings season straddle analysis
- Hedged equity vs. Markowitz Portfolio Theory
- People would rather discuss race and politics over retirement savings
- Barrons Top Advisors list completely ignores options - again

Dec 26, 2018

This episodes co-hosts are:

  • Matt Amberson, Principal, Option Research & Technology Services
  • Chris Hausman, Portfolio Manager, Managing Director of Risk, Swan Global Investments
  • Jon Cherry, Global Head of Options, Northern Trust Capital Markets

2018 Options Year-In-Review

Tricks of the Trade: Advocating for the value...

Nov 30, 2018

Options 101: Replicating Equity Exposure using Options

The Buzz: What do informed financial advisors need to know?

  • FINRA Proposes Higher Position Limits for ETF Options Contracts
  • Nine ETF index options contracts have been selected for a doubling of position limits if SEC approves FINRA's proposal.

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Nov 1, 2018

The Buzz: The Return of Volatility Redux

Volatility is back again!

  • What are your thoughts on the current volatility landscape? What should advisors be doing right now to manage this volatility and their client's expectations? What are you hearing from advisors right now?
  • Financial Services Committee Unanimously Passes...