A basic introduction to self directed stock investing, basic technical indicators and charting, long term vs short term trading, mutual funds vs ETFs and index tracking stocks…everything you need to know to advance to the next level (options and more advanced technical analysis, swing and trend trading, index options and spreads, etc).
If you know what you're doing and follow a few simple rules, options are no riskier than stocks. In fact, in some ways they are less risky, because you can commit less of your money upfront. Learn a range of strategies—such as puts, calls, covered calls and LEAPs—that can create additional cash flow from your portfolio. In the Basic Options course, you'll learn the following: The basics of investing with options and how to build a solid foundation, How to evaluate whether an option is overvalued or undervalued—a skill that's critical to your success with options trading, Specific option trading strategies and how to apply them for maximum potential returns.