Trading Options: Covered Calls on thinkorswim®

August 28, 2023 Beginner
If you're a new option trader who's never tried the thinkorswim® platform, consider this video your first step for learning to trade options on thinkorswim.
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Content intended for educational/informational purposes only. Not investment advice, or a recommendation of any security, strategy, or account type.

Investing in stocks involves risks, including loss of principal.

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.

The covered call strategy can limit the upside potential of the underlying stock position, as the stock would likely be called away in the event of a substantial stock price increase.

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.

While this presentation discusses technical analysis, other approaches, including fundamental analysis, may assert very different views.

No soliciting. No photography. No part of this presentation may be copied, recorded, or rebroadcast in any form without the prior written consent of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.