Image Put/Call Parity, Synthetics, and the Effect of Interest Rates on Options Prices Watch on GoTo Webinar

Start the 2nd Quarter of 2022 by learning how moving Interest Rates can affect Option prices and all about Put/Call Parity – as well as synthetics in the Option market. On April 14th at 2pm EDT, join the OCC for a live webinar led by Mat Cashman, a former Options market maker and current OIC instructor, as he presents “Put/Call Parity, Synthetics, and the Effect of Interest Rates on Options Prices”. During this discussion, we will cover:

  • Cost of Carry and Interest Rates
  • The Definition of Parity
  • Arbitrage
  • Parity in Theory – and in Practice
  • Synthetic Stock, Synthetic Calls, and Synthetic Puts

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