Options Trading for Beginners

Options Trading for Beginners

Strategies used in options trading have been running the gamut ranging from exotic “multi-legged” beast to more uncomplicated “single-legged” trades. Even so, no matter how complex or simple they are, one thing all strategies have in common is that they are based on the puts and calls fundamentals. Here are options strategies that are built on the basics of puts and calls. These strategies are what are commonly known as being “one-legged.” It is also worth noting that simple isn’t always an indication of a ‘risk-free’ strategy. All it means is that the strategies are not as complicated as the multi-legged option stratagems. Long call Strategy In this strategy, you can “go long” or purchase a call option. It’s a straightforward strategy wagering that an underlying stock will rise higher than the strike price by expiration date. Why it’s used Those who are not worried about losing the premium opt

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