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Whether you are an experienced investor or are interested in learning strategies for investing in the market, an options trading course can improve your understanding of financial trading and teach you techniques to help build your own portfolio. Join hundreds of thousands of learners on Udemy and begin your options trading training today.

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Options trading is a strategic investment tool that uses a contract to buy or sell a specified financial asset, without any obligation to do so. Option trading occurs extensively in market trade, because it is lower risk than other investment tools, and has the potential to yield significant returns. Options trading training on Udemy can teach you the principles and strategies of this widely popular investment tool.

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Options are contracts that give the owner the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an asset at a certain price, either before or on a specific date and time. The price at which the option's owner can buy or sell the asset is called the "strike price." Traders and investors use options to generate income, to hedge against risk, or to speculate. An option is a derivative because it derives its value from the asset that underlies it. The underlying asset can be stocks, bonds, commodities, or currencies. An option to buy an asset is called a "call option," and an option to sell an asset is referred to as a "put option." For example, suppose you bought a call option for 100 shares of Company A's stock at US$10.00 per share with an expiration date of March 31. You would have purchased the option to buy 100 shares of Company A on or before March 31.