Talk Your Book: Creating a Buffer

Today’s Animal Spirits: Talk Your Book is presented by Innovator ETFs:

We discuss:

  • Surviving the upside when trying to hedge the downside
  • The ideal client for a hedging strategy
  • Using options to provide a buffer on the downside and capping the upside
  • Why the payouts of a structured product are typically more appealing than the actual structure of a structured product
  • What you give up to provide a downside buffer
  • Why complex products require more homework
  • Buying the S&P 500 with different downside buffer levels
  • Timing a hedging strategy
  • How the options market is impacted by volatility
  • Why we think this strategy will bring in a ton of money

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