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Options Strategy Guide

The Options Strategy Guide is an educational tool that can help you learn about a variety of options strategies. The guide includes explanations of each strategy, max profit, max risk, profit/loss diagrams, and much more. You can filter by outlook, profit, and risk; making it easier to find the strategy or strategies you're interested in. Options are one of the more versatile investment choices available. Options may not be appropriate for all investors, with more versatility comes additional risk.

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Long straddle

A long – or purchased – straddle is a strategy that attempts to profit from a big stock price change either up or down.

All Options Strategies

All Options Strategies

Option trading just became more cost-effective

All online Buy-To-Close orders executed at $0.10 or less are now commission-free.

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 800-544-5115 to be approved for options trading. Supporting documentation for any claims, if applicable, will be furnished upon request.

There is an Options Regulatory Fee from $0.04 to $0.06 per contract, which applies to both option buy and sell transactions. The fee is subject to change.

There are additional costs associated with option strategies that call for multiple purchases and sales of options, such as spreads, straddles, and collars, as compared with a single option trade.

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