Introduction to options is designed to help you understand the basics of options investing. Topics covered include the basic characteristics of options and the reason for using different options strategies. Please see the Related Lessons to learn how to execute options trades on Fidelity's platforms.
The option ticket on Fidelity.com allows you to easily find, analyze, and enter the strategy you want to trade. This includes a single, multi-leg or custom strategy.
Active Trader Pro® gives you the opportunity to place single and multi-leg option trades. Learn to leverage Active Trader Pro’s® single trade, multi-trade, directed trade, and multi-leg capabilities to optimize your option trading experience.
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. Before 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.