Option Trading for Rookies: Understand Options Completely
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Option Trading for Rookies: Understand Options Completely

Part 1: Learn everything you need to know about options, option strategies and how to trade options with confidence
4.6 (83 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,984 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand options and how options work (strike prices, bid-ask spread, etc.)
  • Learn the foundation of options trading (leverage, POP, etc.)
  • Learn the differences between calls and puts
  • Learn the difference between buying options and selling options
  • Learn how to trade calls and puts effectively
  • Understand and use the most important rules in options trading
  • Learn the basics of trading verticals, the Almighty of option trading
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Requirements
  • Everyone is welcome
  • Desire to learn
  • A computer or tablet to watch the videos
  • Pen and paper for taking notes
  • Nothing else is needed, everything you need to learn to how to trade options is included in the course
Description

Udemy Course Updated: May, 2017

*****Join our family of almost 3,000 happy Udemy students who have enrolled in this course*****

In this course, you will learn 

  • how stock options work
  • how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage 
  • how to trade options effectively and profitably
  • and so much more!


In this Udemy option course I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and how to do option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy.  

This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income.

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

We use option trading examples and visual illustrations of practical options strategies, to help you better understand options trading and how to trade them correctly.

This is a foundation course designed for those interested in learning the basics of trading options effectively and for anyone hungry to learn how to trade options.

This course is also for TastyTrade folks.  If you are a Tastytrader struggling to get up to speed, all my courses are designed to get you up and running in the minimal amount of time.


Taking the Fear out of Options:

  • What exactly are Calls & Puts
  • How do they work
  • Buying them vs Selling them
  • Risk vs Reward
  • And much much more!


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This is part of one of a 3-course option bundle: 

  • Understand Options Completely
  • Basic Option Strategies  
  • Make & Manage Profitable Trades 

In these three courses I will teach you how to trade options and earn consistent returns in the stock market for the rest of your life.  

I will take you from absolute ground zero of stock option trading knowledge (i.e. "what is an option?") all the way to trading different option strategies in only a few courses.  

There is no frivolous information here.  Our goal is to get you up and trading right away, so everything you need to know is here and presented in a straightforward and easy to understand format.  All the information is laid out and explained thoroughly on slides, and then illustrated on live trading platforms to show you how to use it in reality.

Myths will be busted:

1) Trading is not as complicated as professionals would lead you to believe, in fact it’s pretty easy

2) Trading does not take a lot of time.  You can do it from work or home in less than 15 minutes a day 

3) Trading does not take years to learn, I am going to teach you in only a few courses

No Fundamental or Technical Analysis is used or needed.  This program is based on strategy.  And strategy can be applied to any stock at any time.

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I'm a firm believer that "Nobody Cares About Your Money More Than You Do."  I want to teach you how to manage your own money, so you don't have to pay exorbitant fees to Money Managers who get paid whether they make money for you or not.  

Young or old, everyone can learn to trade.  All you need is the calculator on your phone and you have all the tools necessary to take this course and learn a skill that can make you money for the rest of your life!

This course is for all levels: beginners, intermediate and advanced traders! All you need is an open mind and a passion to be successful!

Enroll in this course now and start trading the market successfully!

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All our Sharper Trades courses come with:

  • 30 day money-back-in-full guarantee
  • Unlimited lifetime access at no extra costs
  • All future additional lectures, bonuses, etc in this course are always free
  • Our Sharper Trades team is always available to answer any question you might have regarding this course. Answers are given in less than 24 hours!
  • Your trading success is our goal!

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Over 30,000 students have already joined Sharper Trades courses. Join a large community of successful traders.

Click "Take This Course" and Start Trading Successfully!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in trading options
  • Anyone interested in investing using stock options
  • Anyone interested in learning how to effectively and successfully trade the market using option strategies
  • Anyone who wants to generate income trading options
  • Anyone who want to refresh their option trading knowledge
  • Anyone who want to learn how to options really work
  • Tastytraders who are having a hard time get up to speed on understanding what is going on. This will get you up to speed quickly.
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Curriculum For This Course
62 Lectures
02:12:57
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Introduction
4 Lectures 04:21

This is the introduction to this options trading course.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Preview 02:17

This lecture is about understanding the risk of trading.  What we share in this course is for education purpose only.


Preview 00:17

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Preview 01:19

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Exercise: Introduce Yourself to the Class
00:28
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Defining Options
11 Lectures 21:32

Options finally defined in a way where everyone can understand them.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.


Preview 01:53

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Udemy's New Review System
00:37

These are the five characteristics of options. 

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.


Preview 02:37

These are the five characteristics of options: option expiration.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Preview 00:57

These are the five characteristics of options: multiple timeframes.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.


Option Basics No. 3
01:33

These are the five characteristics of options: multiple price strikes

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Option Basics No. 4
01:54

These are the five characteristics of options: bid-ask spread 

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Option Basics No. 5
04:01

We explain what calls are and how they work.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.


Kinds of Options: Calls
02:15

We explain what puts are and how they work.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Kinds of Options: Puts
01:29

After every section I will do a quick recap to make sure you understand everything we have just covered.  If there is something in the recap that doesn't make sense, it is best to go back and watch that portion again.  

Please do not move forward with the program until you do understand it, as everything builds on itself.  If there is something you do not understand at this stage, then moving forward will cause even more confusion.

Recap of Options
03:48

Option Basics
5 questions

You will learn to trade options, and how to stock options work, call stock options, option trading calls, option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy by these practical, insightful and educational lessons.  You will learn option investing strategies, call options, put options, option strategies explained, understanding stock options, what is an option in stocks.

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading, stock options trading, about options trading, how to trade options online, trade options for income.

We use option trading examples, practice options trading, understanding options trading and what is an option trade.

This is a foundation course for those interested in investment options for beginners.

Q&A and Coaching - We Are Here to Help!
00:28
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Options vs. Stocks
11 Lectures 26:09

This is a quick comparison of the differences between trading stocks and trading options.

Preview 03:37

We explain leverage in great details.

You will learn to trade options, and how to stock options work, call stock options, option trading calls, option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy by these practical, insightful and educational lessons.  You will learn option investing strategies, call options, put options, option strategies explained, understanding stock options, what is an option in stocks.

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading, stock options trading, about options trading, how to trade options online, trade options for income.

We use option trading examples, practice options trading, understanding options trading and what is an option trade.

This is a foundation course for those interested in investment options for beginners.

Preview 01:31

We explain probability in great details.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Probability Explained
03:20

What is my chance of making money on this trade? Probability of profit (POP) will tell you the chance of you making money at least $1 profit on a specific trade. 


Probability of Profit (POP) Explained
01:52

These are the 2 biggest factors that go into your chances of making a successful options trade and they are explained in detail right here.

Breakeven Price and Time
01:46

In this lecture we illustrate breakeven price and time segmented.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Visual Illustration of Breakeven Price and Time
02:33

In this lecture we discuss the first scenario.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Scenario No. 1 - Stock Price Goes Down
01:52

In this lecture we discuss the second scenario.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Scenario No. 2 - Stock Price Unchanged
01:16

In this lecture we discuss the third scenario.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Scenario No. 3 - Stock Price Goes Up
03:19

In this lecture we discuss why buying options is not a good idea.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Why Would Anyone Want to Buy Options?
02:19

After every section I will do a quick recap to make sure you understand everything we have just covered.  If there is something in the recap that doesn't make sense, it is best to go back and watch that portion again.  Please do not move forward with the program until you do understand it, as everything builds on itself.  If there is something you do not understand at this stage, then moving forward will cause even more confusion.

Recap: Buying Stocks vs. Buying Options
02:44

Stocks vs Options
4 questions
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Strike Price and Time Adjustments
5 Lectures 10:02

In this lecture we give you free access to our option alert system.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

BONUS - Free Gift
00:35

A look at why we pick the Strike Prices we do, and why we pick a certain Time to Expiration as well.

Preview 02:31

In this lecture we discuss how we adjust option strike price and why.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Higher Strike Price Adjustment
01:32

In this lecture we discuss how we adjust time of expiration and why.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Time to Expiration Adjustment
01:25

We never Buy Options?!  This goes against everything we've ever heard or been taught.  It sounds crazy, but here we explain and illustrate why this is a No Win way to Trade Options.

Why We Never Buy Options
03:59
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Call Options
9 Lectures 25:58

Time to learn how to Trade Options correctly and that means we are going to start Selling them instead of Buying them.  What?!

Preview 04:49

Let's take a detailed look at how an Options Trade responds in the 3 different scenarios possible.

Scenario No. 1 - Stock Price Goes Down
06:16

In this lecture we discuss the second scenario.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Scenario No. 2 - Stock Price Unchanged
00:32

In this lecture we discuss the third scenario.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Scenario No. 3 - Stock Price Goes Up
02:59

In this lecture we discuss buying options vs. selling options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Visual Illustration: Buying Calls vs. Selling Calls
01:40

The single Most Important Rule of Trading you will ever learn.  Big claim I know, but it's the truth!

Most Important Rule in Trading
00:50

In this lecture we compare selling options and buying options side by side.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Side by Side Comparison: Buying Calls vs. Selling Calls
02:13

An in-depth explanation of why the POPs for Buying Calls vs. Selling Calls is so different.

Probability of Profit (POP): Buying vs. Selling Calls
04:51

After every section I will do a quick recap to make sure you understand everything we have just covered.  If there is something in the recap that doesn't make sense, it is best to go back and watch that portion again.  Please do not move forward with the program until you do understand it, as everything builds on itself.  If there is something you do not understand at this stage, then moving forward will cause even more confusion.

Recap: Buying Calls vs. Selling Calls
01:48

Call Options: Buying vs Selling
5 questions
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Put Options
12 Lectures 28:38

Quick recap of the difference between Calls and Puts before we dive into Puts.

Preview 00:58

In this lecture we discuss buying put options vs selling put options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Put Options: Buying vs. Selling
02:36

In this lecture we discuss buying put options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Buying Put Options
02:30

In this lecture we discuss selling put options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Selling Put Options
01:30

In this lecture we compare buying put options vs selling put options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Side by Side Comparison: Buying Puts vs. Selling Puts
05:00

Let's take a detailed look at how an Options Trade responds in the 3 different scenarios possible.

Scenario No. 1 - Stock Price Goes Up
02:26

In this lecture we discuss the second trading scenario.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Scenario No. 2 - Stock Price Unchanged
00:33

In this lecture we discuss the third trading scenario.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Scenario No. 3 - Stock Price Goes Down
02:28

In this lecture we compare buying put options vs selling put options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Visual Illustration: Buying Puts vs. Selling Puts
02:18

An in-depth explanation of why the POPs for Buying Puts vs. Selling Puts is so different.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Probability of Profit (POP) : Buying vs. Selling Puts
04:31

After every section I will do a quick recap to make sure you understand everything we have just covered.  If there is something in the recap that doesn't make sense, it is best to go back and watch that portion again.  Please do not move forward with the program until you do understand it, as everything builds on itself.  If there is something you do not understand at this stage, then moving forward will cause even more confusion.

Recap: Most Important Rule in Trading
01:09

In this lecture we compare selling put options vs selling call options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Side by Side Comparison: Selling Puts & Selling Calls
02:39

Put Options: Buying vs Selling
4 questions
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BONUS: Vertical Options
8 Lectures 14:18

In this lecture we will teach you about vertical options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

What Vertical Options Are
01:00

In this lecture we will teach you about selling call options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Short (Selling) Call Vertical
02:42

Visual illustration of selling call options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Visual Illustration of Short Call Verticals
01:24

In this lecture we show you how selling call options work.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Deeper Look into How Short Call Vertical Works
03:29

In this lecture we show you how selling call options work.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

How Profits and Losses Work within Verticals
01:52

In this lecture we compare selling naked options with call options.

You will learn how stock options work, how to use leverage, probability of profit, time to expiration, strike stock adjustment to your advantage and how to trade options effectively and profitably.

I will teach you the foundation for creating option strategies for consistent income, and option trading for a living.

Options trading is made easy:  This course is packed with practical, insightful and educational option material.  You will learn all about stock options, option investing strategies, call options, put options, buying options versus selling options and other option strategies for income. 

Learning how to trade options has never been easier.  We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

Selling Naked Call Option Compared to Selling Call Vertical
02:41

Follow Up Course - Trading Vertical Strategies
00:35

Follow Up Course - Make & Manage Profitable Trades
00:35

​Final Recap Quiz
10 questions
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Conclusions
2 Lectures 02:18

We cover successful option trading strategies, options basics, how to do options trading and how to trade options for income.

We use option trading examples and visual illustrations of practical options strategies, to help you better understand options trading and how to trade them correctly.

This is a foundation course designed for those interested in learning the basics of trading options effectively and for anyone hungry to learn how to trade option.

Conclusion
01:20

BONUS - Follow Up Courses
00:58
About the Instructor
Kal Zurn
4.3 Average rating
179 Reviews
10,163 Students
6 Courses
Option Trader | Founder of "Option Trading for Rookies"

Kal is a successful options trader who is also founder of "Option Trading for Rookies" and a co-instructor at SharperTrades, an online trading education site that teaches effective and profitable trading strategies to over 30,000 students in 167 countries.

In 2013 Tastytrade, the largest online financial network in the world, featured Kal as one of its original Rising Stars.

Kal has spent years and thousands of hours learning how to trade options successfully, and has distilled all his knowledge down into simple, easy to understand courses that can get anyone with the desire up and trading options in only a few hours of instruction.

Kal is a passionate instructor whose goal is to teach people to "manage their own money" and achieve financial freedom.

You don’t need to be an expert to make money in the stock market. All you need to learn is how to increase your Probability of Profit and Kal will teach you that!

Luca Moschini
4.5 Average rating
898 Reviews
34,286 Students
16 Courses
Stock, Forex & Commodity Trader, Chinese Medicine Instructor

Luca Moschini is the founder of Sharper Trades, an online trading education site offering a comprehensive training program based on candlestick analysis, technical analysis and option strategies.

Luca is a swing trader with his main focus on individual stocks and ETFs. He trades US markets, predominantly NASDAQ, New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Chicago Mercantile Exchange & Chicago Board of Trade (CME Group) . He also trades gold, grains, natural gas and other commodities.

Luca runs Sharp Alert, a stock trading alert system based on technical analysis for day traders, swing traders and position traders. 

In addition, Luca is also the founder and head instructor of Dashen® Foundation. He carries on the tradition he was taught by his teachers who studied with highly advanced Tai Chi, Qigong and Jin Shin Jyutsu masters.

Luca travels extensively to share the teachings of Chinese Medicine. He also has a private practice in California and Oregon and teaches self-care techniques at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.

Luca Moschini is nationally certified through the NCCAOM (National Commission Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine).


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All the information shared in our courses is provided for educational purposes only. Any trades placed upon reliance on Sharper Trades are taken at your own risk for your own account. Past performance is no guarantee.

While there is great potential for reward trading stocks, commodities, options and forex, there is also substantial risk of loss in all trading. All trading operations involve high risks of losing your entire investment. You must decide your own suitability to trade.

Trading results can never be guaranteed. This is not an offer to buy or sell stock, forex, futures, options, commodity interests or any other trading security.

FOREX

Trading foreign exchange on margin carries a high level of risk, and may not be suitable for all investors. The high degree of leverage can work against you as well as for you. Before deciding to invest in foreign exchange you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. 

The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss in excess of your initial investment. Therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. You should be aware of all the risks associated with foreign exchange trading, and seek advice from an independent financial advisor if you have any doubts.