Whether you have been trading for years or are just getting started, Fidelity offers the resources and education you need to trade options. Our advanced analytics, custom screeners, and expert commentary let you trade confidently for a low, transparent price.
$7.95 per online trade, plus $0.75 per contract
Powerful online platform
Use our intelligent order router or choose an exchange to direct your equity, ETF, and index options trades.
View our Options Summary page to see unrealized gain/loss and margin requirements grouped by strategy, expiration, or underlying instrument.
Research and analysis
Navigate between the Strategy Evaluator, probability charts, and interactive profit and loss models.
Generate trading ideas with our prebuilt and custom screeners, and Standard and Poor's market commentary.
Education and support
Learn about options
Watch videos, attend webinars, and read articles in the Fidelity Learning Center.
Call our experienced trading representatives when questions come up and get the support to help you trade confidently.
Why trade options with Fidelity?
- Commission-free online Buy-to-Close orders executed at $0.10 or less NEW
- $7.95 plus $0.75 per contract online commission—lower than Schwab, TD Ameritrade, and E*Trade1, 2
- Experienced investment and trading specialists available 24/7
- Wide range of educational resources available online and in person at branch seminars
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Apply for options approval on your eligible accounts.
Other ways to trade
Get details on Active Trader applications, as well as account features like margin and short selling.
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 800-343-3548 to be approved for options trading. Supporting documentation for any claims, if applicable, will be furnished upon request.
System availability and response times may be subject to market conditions.