Long Call Options | Buying Calls on thinkorswim®

August 28, 2023 Beginner
Some choose to swing for the fences with long calls, which could mean big wins, but it could also bring big losses. We'll explain a potentially less risky way to buy long calls.
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Content intended for educational/informational purposes only. Not investment advice, or a recommendation of any security, strategy, or account type.

Options carry a high level of risk and are not suitable for all investors. Certain requirements must be met to trade options through Schwab. Please read the options disclosure document titled "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options." Supporting documentation for any claims or statistical information is available upon request.

With long options, investors may lose 100% of funds invested.

The paperMoney® software application is for educational purposes only. Successful virtual trading during one time period does not guarantee successful investing of actual funds during a later time period as market conditions change continuously.

Schwab does not recommend the use of technical analysis as a sole means of investment research.

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