Advisors Sharply Increase Use of Options for Clients: OIC
Responding to clients' "insatiable need for income," advisors across all channels have increased their use of options, according to the Options Industry Council.
Expanding the Efficient Frontier: Options-Based Strategies in Portfolios
Options can be a key tool in reducing volatility in client portfolios, particularly in fixed income. Here’s the evidence.
Implied Volatility: Lessons From the 2013 Options Market
Among those lessons: the value of diversification across sectors and the need to focus on a consistent process rather than attempt to time the path of the markets.
Options Usage Means More High-Net-Worth Clients, Study Finds: RIS 2011
Advisors who use options have larger books of business and tend to be more experienced than advisors that do not use options.