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Bullish and Bearish Options Strategies
In this session, join us and the Options Industry Council to learn about options trading strategies for those with a directional view of the market. Edward Modla of the Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) will look at how investors can incorporate single and multi-leg option strategies when they have a particular view about the direction of a stock or ETF. Topics include:

Buying Calls and Puts
Vertical Spreads
Bullish strategies - short put spread vs. long calls
Bearish strategies - short call spread vs. long puts
Selecting strike prices and expiration dates
Implied Volatility

Mar 4, 2021 01:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Edward J Modla
Principal, Investor Education @OCC
Edward J. Modla is Principal, Investor Education at OCC, the world’s largest equity derivatives clearing organization. In this role, he oversees retail education programs which promote the responsible use of listed equity options. He represents OCC by creating and presenting educational events in both online and in-person formats, serving as a guest speaker on panels, and working with the media. Also, he has a lead position in the production of options curricula, Web content, advertising, and the development of strategic business partnerships. Mr. Modla has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry beginning as an options market maker with Hull Trading Company before moving into the futures brokerage business with MF Global and, in 2014, joining OCC’s Investor Education team.
Options may carry a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. Certain requirements must be met to trade options through eOption. Please read the options disclosure document titled Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options at https://www.theocc.com/about/publications/character-risks.jsp before considering any options transaction. A copy may also be requested via email at support@eoption.com or via mail to eOption, 950 Milwaukee Ave., Ste. 102, Glenview, IL 60025.