What are Options? Start with the basics and learn how to trade options!

  1. Advantages of Options
    - In what ways are options different from other investment instruments?
  2. Basics of Options - Basic Types and Underlying Asset, Call and Put
  3. Call Option - The Right To Buy Something
  4. Put Option - The Right To Sell Something
  5. Quick Summary of Basics
  6. Intrinsic Value and Time Value - American Style and European Style
  7. Covered Call - How to trade options with stocks
  8. What is volatility? - The important factor in options trading
  9. How to take advantage of volatility - Finding the "volatility skew"