Image Understanding Option Skew Watch on GoTo Webinar

Have you ever looked at Option Implied Volatilities and wondered why they look the way they do? Why do some options cost more than others, and where does this concept of SKEW come into play? On April 19th,  join us for a live webinar led by Mat Cashman, a former market maker and current OIC instructor, as he presents “Understanding Option Skew”. During this presentation, you’ll learn about:

  • The History of Skew
  • Why Skew exists
  • Pricing differentials between Puts and Calls
  • Strategies that involve Skew

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