EP 36: Using Options as Volatility Hedge
In the world of finance, one common strategy for managing risk is to use options as a volatility hedge. While the concept of options may seem complex at first glance, understanding the underlying principles can make it much easier to utilize them effectively. Put simply, options represent a promise made by an individual to sell or buy an asset at a specific price and date in the future, with a fee paid up front to secure this promise. By using options in this way, investors can mitigate the potential impact of price fluctuations on their portfolios and make more informed decisions about their investments. In this episode, we will explore the benefits and practical applications of using options as a tool for managing volatility in the financial market.
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