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.
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. Supporting documentation for any claims, if applicable, will be furnished upon request.
Next steps to consider
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Managing options risk
Watch a video to learn how you can approach risk management when trading options.
Learn about options strategies
Discover covered calls, protective puts, spreads, straddles, condors, and more.