How to place an options trade

See how to place an options trade, along with some navigational tips in this guided walk-through.

Charts, screenshots, company stock symbols and examples contained in this module are for illustrative purposes only. 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.