Description of Options Trading Course
Master the skills to succeed in options trading with Online Courses from Investor’s Business Daily, the leader in investing education for over 30 years. These video lessons give you a streamlined options education that you can watch at your own pace on any device.
Become an options trading expert with IBD’s Online Courses!
IBD’s Options Trading Online Courses are a modern, streamlined way to master options trading that you can access anywhere on any device. These courses are based on IBD’s proprietary CAN SLIM system, and they’re only available on investors.com.
What’ s inside of Options Trading Course
Options 101: THE BASICS OF OPTIONS TRADING
Learn the keys to being successful in options and how to build a strong options trading plan.
In these 8 video lessons, you’ll learn:
- The Foundations of Options Trading: What options are and how they enhance your quality trading decisions.
- How to Choose the Right Option: Basing your options decisions on the stock market using contingent orders for entries, stops and targets.
- When to Use Calls and Puts: When and why you should use calls and puts in your options trading plan.
- How to Select Strike Prices: The keys to selecting strike prices that maximize upside and minimize downside.
- Calculating Premium: What it means to be in the money, at the money and out of the money in options trading.
- The Greeks: How to understand and interpret Delta, Gamma, Theta, Vega and Rho like an options expert.
Options 102: OPTIONS TRADING STRATEGIES
The right strategy is key to succeeding in options trading. Find out how to pick the right options strategy to generate new income streams and insure your portfolio.
In these 9 video lessons, you’ll learn:
- Selecting an Options Strategy: How to pick the right options strategy from a simple rules-based matrix.
- How to Use Risk Graphs: The easier way to analyze potential options trades.
- Using Options as a Replacement for Stocks: The rules and strategies to profit from a stock’s expected movement.
- Using Puts to Acquire Stocks at a Discount: How to buy puts to generate additional income and acquire stocks for less.
- Selling Options Against Stocks You Own: A simple way to generate additional income streams for your portfolio.
- Insuring Your Portfolio with Options: How to protect your most valuable assets with strategic options trading.
Options 103: SPREAD TRADING
Take your investing to the next level with spread trading and learn to profit from any market direction
Spread trading is one of the most powerful tools in options trading. Take your investing to the next level with spread trading and learn to profit from any market direction.
In these 10 video lessons, you’ll learn:
- The Foundations of Spread Trading: How and why spread trading has become a favorite tool of professional traders.
- Types of Spreads: When to use Vertical, Horizontal, Diagonal, Iron and Ratio spreads to increase your probability of profiting.
- Risk Graphs: How to use risk graphs to analyze potential spread trades and determine optimal strategies.
- Balancing Profits and Probabilities: Spread strategies that generate new income streams and enhance your existing ones.
- Multi-Legged Options: When the market goes up, down or sideways, learn how to profit in two or even all three directions.
- Earnings Season Strategies: How to profit from earnings season surprises and limit your exposure with multi-legged spreads.
- Non-Directional Positions: Using non-directional options positions as an income stream for both individual and retirement accounts.
About Instructor: Chuck Fulkerson
For over a decade, Chuck Fulkerson has educated investors in the dynamic fields of options and futures. He worked as Head of Instructors for the world’s largest physical trading school, been recognized as Instructor of the Year and has personally taught over 10,000 students all over the world.
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