Options

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

Long Options

We did three example trades today with exit orders based on the price of the stock hitting multiple potential targets.

Trading Iron Condors Around Earnings | Tradecraft

Follow a trade consultant as she shows one way to set up and manage iron condors over an earnings report on the paperMoney® feature of the thinkorswim® platform.

Options Expiration: Definitions, a Checklist, & More

Managing options positions on expiration day requires an understanding of the process. Here's an overview of things you should know about options expiration.

Getting Started with Options (Week 12 of 12)

In this webcast, we discussed the 7 things I wish I had known when I started trading options and stock investing.

Getting Started with Options (Week 11 of 12)

In this webcast, we discussed protective puts and when an investor or trader might consider using this strategy.

Getting Started with Options (Week 10 of 12)

In this webcast, we provided an introduction to Long Put Verticals which is a bearish trading strategy. We discussed when a trader might consider using this strategy.

Getting Started with Options (Week 9 of 12)

In this webcast, the focus was on the introduction of the Long Call Vertical Strategy. We discussed why this strategy might be appealing to some traders.

Options Strategy: The Covered Call

Selling covered calls is a strategy that can help traders potentially make money if the stock price doesn't move. Learn how this strategy works.

Getting Started With Options (Week 8 of 12)

In this webcast, we discussed short call vertical spreads, how they are constructed and when a trader might consider using this strategy.

Getting Started With Options (Week 7 of 12)

In this webcast, we introduced the short put vertical option strategy.