Options Trading 101

Options Trading 101

Learn how to trade options by putting the basics of options trading at the core of your trader education.

Whether you are new to the options market and want to know what it means to buy a call option or you’re interested in learning more complex options trading strategies such as how to trade index options you need to understand how options work from the ground up.

SMBU has put together free options trading education that goes far beyond "you buy a call option because you want the market to go up and you buy a put option if you believe the market is going down."

A complete options trading education should teach you spread trading strategies, how to combine options with different strike prices and offer a solid understanding of how volatility affects options pricing.

There are many popular misconceptions about how to trade options such as computer programs do all the work or there is easy money to be made buying out-of the-money call options. We hope this options trading resource will provide you with a solid understanding of options trading basics and inspire you to move forward with a desire to learn more.

Options Trading 101: The Basics of Trading Options

FREE TRAINING FOR SMARTER OPTIONS TRADING
Here's What's Included With Your Free
Options Tribe Basic Membership:
  • 5 High Impact Options Trading videos teaching how to apply options spreads for income.
  • The 10 part options trading email course that answers the "must-know" options trading questions.
  • Admission to the live, interactive Options Tribe meeting the first Tuesday of each month at 5pm EST.
  • Organized links and Glossary of our best articles and important options trading terms.