Options

May 21, 2022

Learn about options trading, from how to place your first options trade to more advanced topics. 

Today's Options Market Update

Stocks reverse course and give up early gains.

Reducing Risk with a Credit Spread Options Strategy

Learn how credit spreads allow you to swap a limited amount of profit potential for the opportunity to reduce risk.

Common Pitfalls for New Options Traders

When it comes to options trading, education and awareness are important for establishing a strong foundation. Consider these common mistakes that traders often encounter.

Calculating Potential Profit and Loss on Options

Want to calculate potential profit and loss levels on an options strategy? Find out how our options calculator works.

Just getting started with options?

Get to Know the Option Greeks

Learn how option Greeks can help you evaluate the risks and rewards of options contracts.

Options Strategies for Rising Interest Rates

Which options strategies should you consider in a rising interest rate environment?

Managing Cash-Secured Equity Puts

CSEPs may generate short-term income or enable purchase of desired stocks at a favorable price. Know what to do if the CSEP doesn't work out as planned.

Your Very First Options Trade

Interested in placing your first options trade? Start with a covered call; time and price may work in your favor.

Options Strategies: Covered Calls & Covered Puts

Covered calls and covered puts are options trading strategies that can help manage risk with potential to increase profits and reduce losses.