Vertical Spreads

Presented by Montréal Exchange and The Options Industry Council

 

 

Date

 

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

 

Title

 

Vertical Spreads

 

Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Professional traders commonly implement options strategies that can afford defined risk and defined reward. This is why spread trading is so popular. If you’re new to options or have never traded a spread, the first step begins with understanding the Vertical Spread strategy. On May 20th, OIC Instructor Mark Benzaquen will host a free investor webinar to teach you about:

  • The basics of options spreads and why verticals are used
  • How debit and credit spreads differ
  • Strike and expiration selection
  • Assignment risk and position management

Sign up today to start learning about verticals. Plus, when you register, you'll be able to access the webinar replay any time!

 

Time

 

3:30 PM  Central Daylight Time

 

Duration

 

 

1 Hour

 

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Speakers:

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Mark Benzaquen

Manager of Investor Services
Options Clearing Corporation (OCC)

 

Mark Benzaquen is Manager of Investor Services at OCC (Options Clearing Corporation) and a regular contributor to the educational efforts of the Options Industry Council (OIC). Mark began his career in options with Stafford Trading, LLC in 1997 before transitioning to brokerage operations with MF Global in 2000. For more than a decade, Mark was the Lead Broker for his firm in the NDX/RUT trading pit, gaining special insight into customer order flow and trade execution.

At OCC, he is responsible for managing the operations of a comprehensive options resource center that provides information and education about options and supports all products traded on all OCC participant exchanges. In addition of his responsibilities with OCC, Mark also serves as an instructor of the Options Industry Council (OIC), conducting option seminars and presenting online webinars for all segments of the investing community, including registered Representatives and Advisors.