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CRASH RESISTANT: Limiting Downside Using S&P 500 and Nasdaq Options

CRASH RESISTANT: Limiting Downside Using S&P 500 and Nasdaq Options

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Oct / 06 / 2022
6:00 pm - SGT
Tariq Dennison
CME Group

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 are two of the most followed and traded equity benchmarks in the world, serving as the focal points for trillions of dollars of ETF, futures, and options trading. More and more, investors and traders are discovering how to use a wider variety of options strategies to increase potential upside returns and manage downside risk. In this webinar, 20+ year options veteran Tariq Dennison provides a high-level overview of what the S&P 500 and Nasdaq are, how they have performed differently at different parts of the economic cycle, and then provides examples of several actionable strategies using micro-sized option contracts to fine-tune your account’s exposure to the ups and downs of the market.

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