“Selling options” is not as easy as it sounds; planning for “what if?” plays an important role in targeting the results you want. Greg Stevens of Fidelity and Jim Bittman from the CBOE start with setting up covered calls and cash-secured puts. They then talk about rolling and/or closing positions when the market moves the wrong way.
In this course you will learn how to use the many options research tools available on Fidelity.com to generate and validate trading ideas.
This lesson provides an overview of selling put options and the impact it may have on your portfolio. You will also learn how to sell put options on Fidelity's trading platforms.
Options at Fidelity
Options research helps identify potential option investments and trading ideas with easy access to pre-defined screens, analysis tools, and daily commentary from experts.
Options trading entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk. Prior to trading options, please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options, and call 800-343-3548 to be approved for options trading. Supporting documentation for any claims, if applicable, will be furnished upon request.