OPTIONS DISCOVERY EPISODE 10: EXPLORING DIFFERENT TYPES OF FIRMS IN THE OPTIONS INDUSTRY; ALLARD JAKOBS TALKS ABOUT THE OPTIONS INDUSTRY AND WHAT IT TAKES TO LEAD AN OPTIONS FIRM

In this episode of Options Discovery, Alex introduces the different types of firms that make up the options industry. Alex also sits down with the CEO of All Options, Allard Jakobs, who talks about his experience running a market making firm. Allard also discusses his philosophy for hiring at his firm as well as how he has pivoted to address the big changes in the industry.

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Asma Awass

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Options Discovery Episode 23: Intro To JEPI And JEPQ, JP Morgan’s Covered Call ETFs; Rich Excell Discusses Covered Call ETFs

Options Discovery Episode 23: Intro To JEPI And JEPQ, JP Morgan’s Covered Call ETFs; Rich Excell Discusses Covered Call ETFs

In this episode of Options Discovery, Asma Awass introduces covered call ETFs, more specifically JEPI and JEPQ. This episode includes a breakdown of covered call ETFS and the metrics of JEPI and JEPQ. Asma then sits down with Rich Excell, an experienced hedge fund portfolio manager and clinical assistant professor in finance, to discuss JEPI and JEPQ in more depth.