WDIS: Options 101

The "Secret Sauce"

WDIS: Options 101

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options before deciding to invest in options.

Click here to download the WDIS: Options 101 Syllabus

In today's episode, Dr. Jim preps Brittany to place her first ever calendar spread. The two go over a few important tips to before she looks to fill the order: she never wants to pay more than the extrinsic value of the short option in the front month, she will look to manage a winning calendar spread more aggressively at 20%-25% of what she paid for it, and whenever she buys something, she always looks to sell something against it (i.e. cost basis reduction). Dr. Jim wraps up the show by briefly discussing how to combine diversification with correlation.

WDIS: Options 101 More installments

See All »

Latest tastytrade Videos As of June 20

Most Shared From the last 30 days