Options for Beginners - Free Lesson
Learn options trading with this straightforward and self paced class, teaching you real strategies to increase consistency of returns and put the odds in your favor.
Section 6, Lesson 1

An investor who sells a call believes that the underlying stock price will fall and that as a result, they will be able to collect profit from the decline in stock price. With the sale of a call however, comes the obligation to sell your stock if the buyer chooses to do so. Learn what it means to actually sell a call and determine your earnings from the sale.

Section 2, Lesson 1

When thinking of options, think of making a wager on where a stock is going to close at some future date. From expiration dates, intrinsic value, time value and greeks – our expert will teach you how to feel more confident in your options trading.

Section 3, Lesson 3

Calls are similar to the process of buying a house. In this video, learn how the rules of house buying are applicable to the process of a call and the relationship between the seller and buyer.

What will I learn?

  • Improve flexibility in your portfolio by adding options

  • Approach Calls as down-payments, and Puts as insurance

  • Interpret expiration dates, and distinguish intrinsic value from time value

  • Calculate breakevens and risk management

This course includes:

  • Over 5 hours of on-demand video, exercises, and interactive content.

  • Bonus Options Outcome Calculator to help plan and execute trades

  • free Excel spreadsheet that helps you calculate the value of your options over an inputted time and value.

This course is for: intermediate traders looking to begin trading options, and a brokerage account is a prerequisite. It simplifies options buying and selling and—above all—shows you how to “wait for the slow pitch.”