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Options Price Behavior

Course Expiration:
Course access expires 12 weeks from date of registration

Cost: Free

Course Overview:

Options can be compared to insurance policies. The factors that always affect an option's price: price of the underlying stock, strike price, time to expiration, interest rates, dividends, and volatility.

This module will examine these factors and the effect they may have in changing an options price.

Course Outline:

Options Compared to Insurance Policies

  • Options as Insurance

Introduction to Volatility

How Option Prices Change

  • Changing the Stock and Strike Price
  • Days to Expiration and Interest Rates
  • Dividend Yield and Volatility

Delta and Time Decay

  • The Delta of an Option
  • Call and Put Deltas
  • Time Decay

Implied Volatility

  • Implied Volatility
  • An Example

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