Options for Beginners – Investopedia Academy

Options for Beginners by Investopedia Academy teaches you how to go against the tide and put the odds in your favor while making consistent profit flows.

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MS Options Trading

Course Overview

With Options for Beginners by Investopedia Academy, you now can learn options trading in a way that is straightforward and self-paced so that you can get insights from strategies to increase consistency of returns and put the odds in your favor.


The course offers over 5 hours of on-demand video, exercises, and interactive content as well as a free Excel spreadsheet that helps you calculate the value of your options over an inputted time and value.


Course Outline

  • Glossary
  • Understanding Options
  • Puts & Calls: Overview
  • Puts & Calls: Buying & Selling
  • Calculating Breakevens & Risk Management
  • Patient Analysis
  • Four Trades: Set-Ups
  • Live Examples: Putting The Pieces Together


What Will You Learn?

  • Improving flexibility in your portfolio by adding options
  • Approaching Calls as down-payments, and Puts as insurance
  • Interpreting expiration dates, and distinguishing intrinsic value from the time value
  • Calculating breakevens and risk management


Who is This Course For?

Options for Beginners by Investopedia Academy targets traders who are beginning to take their first steps on the journey of becoming a master of options trading.



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