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Ask the Institute

DATE: November 18, 2013

QUESTION:

What are the cycles for listing new LEAPS options?

ANSWER:
The listing of new LEAPS options start in the fall and are spread out over three months. LEAPS on stocks in the January expiration cycle are first listed at the end of September. LEAPS on stocks in the February expiration cycle are first listed at the end of October. And, LEAPS on stocks in the March expiration cycle are first listed at the end of November. To learn more about listing new LEAPS options, view this segment of "Ask the Institute."


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