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Trading For Newbies - Put Options

Trading For Newbies

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before deciding to invest in options.
Today we're introducing the second of the two option types, the put option.

A put option is a contract that gives the owner of the option the ability to sell stock at a set price (the strike price). Episode 3 explains the mechanics of both buying and selling put options and the perspectives of buyers and sellers.

If you missed episode 2 on call options, click here

Episode Contents
  1. What Is A Put Option?
  2. Buying A Put Option
  3. Selling A Put Option

About Trading For Newbies

This series will educate you, the beginning trader on the basics of options trading and the tastytrade approach to trading. Our goal is to get you to the point where you will be able to actively find opportunities in the market, enter and exit trades, and clearly articulate what you are doing throughout the process.


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