Harness the Power of the Nasdaq-100 Index Using Options Webinar Recordings

Recorded on Tuesday October 20th, 11 AM to 3 PM EST

Leverage the power of today’s technology innovators with the Nasdaq-100 Index using options to minimize risk. This educational event, helped attendees learn how to speculate with limited risk, generate income and hedge portfolios using the suite of Nasdaq-100 Index Options. Watch the panelist video replays below from our action packed afternoon of technical analysis, option strategies and panels to help you understand the best practices of trading index options on the Nasdaq-100.

Exchange Update

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM: by Tanya Patwa

Tanya Patwa, Managing Director, U.S. Options at Nasdaq, leads an introduction to the Nasdaq-100 Index and the products that you can trade to gain exposure to this leading index of the world’s largest technology innovators.

Options Basics & Strategies

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM: by Ed Modla

The options universe has its own special terms that are critical for investors to understand before they commit capital. Please join Edward J Modla of the Options Industry Council (OIC) who will lead off with Options Basics: Core Concepts and Strategies. For new option users, this will be the core and essential building blocks to your options journey. In this presentation, Ed will discuss the following: Options Pricing, Volatility, Time Decay and Strategy Examples

Minimize Risk with Vertical Option Spreads

12:00 PM – 12:45 PM: by Tony Zhang

Gain exposure to various directional outlooks on the market using vertical spreads with limited risk. In this session, Tony Zhang, Chief Strategist of OptionsPlay and CNBC Contributor will dissect debit vs. credit vertical spreads and the best practice for each strategy. Gain the confidence to know exactly the right market conditions for each vertical spread strategy and how you can access OptionsPlay’s Nasdaq-100 weekly trading report.

Technical Analysis of NDX

12:45 PM – 1:30 PM: by James Chen

Maximize the option strategies that you’ll learn with a session on Technical Analysis from James Chen, CMT and Head of Trading & Investing at Investopedia. Learn to leverage historical charts to gain a directional view during this session with chart examples and trading strategies for the Nasdaq-100 Index.

NDX Hedging Strategy 

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM: by Todd Gordon

Institutional investors utilize strategies to protect their portfolio during downside corrections and volatility spikes. Learn how to enter, exit and manage a hedging strategy for your portfolio using the Nasdaq-100 Index options product suite. Todd Gordon, Founder & CEO of TradingAnalysis.com, shares best practices and common pitfalls of hedging strategies and protect your portfolio from the next market correction.

Panel Discussion: Liquidity, Order Entry, and Trading Best Practices

2:15 PM – 3:00 PM: Moderated by Jill Malandrino featuring Michael Khouw and Steve Sosnick  

Join Jill Malandrino as we facilitate a discussion with Steve Sosnick and Michael Khouw to provide investors with a viewpoint from the market makers and institutional desks on trading Nasdaq-100 Index options. We brought together this panel to help investors better understand navigating liquidity, volatility and order entry questions from traders who have executed thousands of large institutional orders and their tips to help you gain an edge.