Strategy basics: All about calls

This recorded session was designed to help you better understand call options. Panel discussed what they are, how to use them, why to use them and provide live demonstrations of the option chain, order entry, and other tools that might help you feel more confident in your trading decisions.

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 What are my Options? Finding the Right Strategy.

This recorded session was designed to help you better understand call options. Panel discussed what they are, how to use them, why to use them and provide live demonstrations of the option chain, order entry, and other tools that might help you feel more confident in your trading decisions.


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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.



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.



A covered call writer forgoes participation in any increase in the stock price above the call exercise price, and continues to bear the downside risk of stock ownership if the stock price decreases more than the premium received.



Any screenshots, charts, or company trading symbols mentioned are provided for illustrative purposes only and should not be considered an offer to sell, a solicitation of an offer to buy, or a recommendation for the security.



The views expressed are as of the date indicated and may change based on market or other conditions. Unless otherwise noted, the opinions provided are those of the speaker or author, as applicable, and not necessarily those of Fidelity Investments. The experts are not employed by Fidelity but may receive compensation from Fidelity for their services.



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