Episode 3 of 'Saxo Options Talk' Unpacks the Strategy of Long Calls Episode 3 of 'Saxo Options Talk' Unpacks the Strategy of Long Calls Episode 3 of 'Saxo Options Talk' Unpacks the Strategy of Long Calls

Episode 3 of 'Saxo Options Talk' Unpacks the Strategy of Long Calls

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Koen Hoorelbeke

Options Strategist

Summary:  In Episode 3 of 'Saxo Options Talk,' Koen Hoorelbeke and Peter Siks delve into the strategy of long calls, offering essential insights for both novice and experienced traders.

Introducing Episode 3 - Long Calls

We are excited to bring to you Episode 3 of 'Saxo Options Talk', titled "Long Calls." Hosted by Koen Hoorelbeke and Peter Siks, this episode is dedicated to unraveling the complexities and strategies behind long call options.

The Essence of Long Calls

Buying call options may seem straightforward, but there's more to it than initially meets the eye. In this episode, Koen and Peter break down why traders opt for long calls and how this approach significantly differs from traditional stock investing.

Key Learning Points

  • Time Decay and Defined Risk: Understand the impact of time decay on options and the importance of defined risk.
  • Strike and Expiry Selection: Guidance on choosing the right strike and expiry dates, with a focus on understanding delta.
  • Practical Strategies: Insights into setting take profits, managing closing orders, and choosing between stop loss or max loss approaches.
  • Advanced Insights: Discussions on staggering profits, exercising options versus trading them, and understanding volatility levels and bid/ask spreads.

For Whom Is This Episode?

Whether you are starting your journey in options trading or looking to deepen your existing knowledge, this episode offers a wealth of information. It's designed to enhance understanding and execution of long call strategies in options trading.

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Join the Discussion on My Threads Profile

After listening, I encourage you to share your thoughts and takeaways on my Threads profile. It's a great opportunity to engage with me and other trading enthusiasts to discuss the nuances of options trading. Your input and discussions enrich our community!

Send In Your Options Questions

We're excited to offer you the chance to be more involved in our podcast. Feel free to send in your options-related questions to optionquestions@saxobank.com. We'll select some of these questions to answer in our upcoming episodes, providing you with tailored insights and advice. It's a fantastic way to address specific concerns and enhance everyone's learning experience.


Episode 3 of 'Saxo Options Talk' is an essential listen for anyone interested in mastering the art of long calls in options trading. Koen and Peter's expert insights will guide you through the complexities, equipping you with the knowledge to make more informed trading decisions. Tune in, learn, and grow with us as we continue to explore the ever-evolving world of options trading!

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