Welcome to Options Basics!
Are you looking to make money while the market is going up, down or sideways? If so, options are the way to go.
This introductory course will teach you how you can trade options with the best practices to follow when starting out in the confusing world of options trading. The material is taught in text/graphical format while I provide backing explanations during each video lecture. If you are looking for alternatives to trading expensive stocks or you're perhaps not comfortable dishing out thousands of dollars on a single trade, look no further. My course offers a budget friendly and profit maximizing approach to inexperienced traders whom wish to generate additional income via options. By the end of this course you will be comfortable with the concept of options and you will have the confidence to make that first trade!
This course teaches you the following in a simple, effective and very friendly way:
In this lecture we explore what the formal definitions of options are.
A visual approach to what options are and how they work in the background.
We need to know what the forces that are against us as options buyers.
In this lecture we learn what "states" are options can be upon first purchasing them.
Meet the greeks that determine the parameters of your options.
In this lecture we pick good stocks to buy options from.
We are ready to download our practice trading platform
Some useful terminology of entering and exiting trades. We will also learn about profit/loss diagrams and probability curves.
Placing our first trade in thinkorswim. Excellent trading platform.
In this lecture we will learn the about the different banking accounts you may wish to open to trade options with.
A simple guideline to the fresh trader. Common pitfalls to avoid.
Material you want to look up once you have a very firm understanding of the previous content. Practice trading in the paper account before proceeding!
Thank you for choosing my lectures!
Electrical engineer, graduated from the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I've been trading stocks and options for a combined 5+ years. I wish to teach complex material to students on Udemy by presenting courses in an audio and visual format while using friendly and simple language. I combine personal experience with course content to make the course interesting and memorable.