Selling covered calls is a strategy that can help you potentially make money if the stock price doesn't move. Consider this options strategy for your portfolio.
Have you ever thought about how to trade options? Consider exploring a covered call options trade. In this article, you'll how to make your first options trade.
The value of an option tends to decay as expiration approaches. Learn about three options trading strategies that target time decay (“theta”).
Investors and traders can explore puts and calls by learning the differences between call vs. put options, how puts and calls work, and deciding if options are right for their risk level and objectives.
Earnings season can be a time of higher-than-typical volatility, which can mean an increase in risk as well as opportunity. Learn some of the options trading strategies you might use during earnings season.
Explore options statistics on thinkorswim—implied & historical vol and percentiles, the Sizzle Index, and the put/call ratio. Learn how options stats can help traders and investors make more informed decisions.
Looking for volatility exposure? Learn about volatility products including VIX options.
Understanding the basics of options. This is a brief options 101 defining what are options.
Once you’ve learned to use the Risk Profile tool on the thinkorswim® platform for single-leg options, you may wish to use it for more complex trades.
Learn the difference between implied and historical volatility, and find out how to align your options trading strategy with the right volatility exposure.
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