Learn how to trade options and futures the tastytrade way, whatever your experience level.
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Are options really riskier than stocks? In this beginner's course, we go through the basics of options contracts, the differences between options and stocks, and we take a close look at risk in options trading.
In this options course, you’ll learn about:
Futures aren’t as complex as one would think. This contractual agreement takes a lot of the guesswork out of investment trading. This course will deepen your understanding of margin, contract agreements, and ways of navigating the futures market.
In this course, you’ll expand your knowledge of:
You’d think that any trading term that uses the word "volatile" would send you heading for the hills, portfolio in hand. That’s not the case with Implied Volatility, or IV. Implied Volatility is just another useful tool in your options trading toolbox.
In this course, you’ll:
Feeling risk averse? We have a cure for that. Enter the Small Exchange product world. These products give you the efficiency of futures, combined with the unambiguity of stocks to create clear-cut new products that are small, standardized, and easy to understand.
In this course, you’ll:
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