Options Trading

Options are a flexible investment tool that can help you take advantage of any market condition. With the ability to generate income, help limit risk or take advantage of your bullish or bearish forecast, options can help you achieve your investment goals.




If you have questions about trading options, call 800-353-4881


Why trade options at Fidelity

Best-in-class strategy and support

Whether you are new to options or an experienced trader, Fidelity has the research and idea generation tools, expertise, and educational support to help improve your options trading. See how to build an options trade in 3 steps with Option Trade Builder

Low, transparent costs

Trade for just $4.95 per online trade, plus $0.65 per contract. See how our pricing compares. Plus, get potential additional savings with Fidelity's price improvement.1 While the average industry savings per 1,000 shares is $2.30, our average savings with the same amount of shares is $14.10.



Support and education

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Powerful tools for idea generation

Our independent research and insights help you scan the markets for opportunities. Help improve your trades, from idea to execution.

Trade on mobile, desktop, and Active Trader Pro®

No matter where you trade or how you trade, we offer sophisticated options trading platforms to suit your needs at home, or on the go.


How to start trading options

With the ability to leverage and hedge, options can help limit risk, while offering unlimited profit potential. Learn how to start trading options today.

Get 500 free trades

Earn up to 500 commission free trades, good for 2 years, and access to Active Trader Pro® when you fund a new or existing eligible account.*

Exclusive offer for customers

Try OptionsPlay® free for 45 days and get a powerful tool for finding investment opportunites that can help you generate potential income and gains.


Ready to get started?

If you have questions about trading options,
call 800-353-4881