Getting started with options

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Summary

Options continue to grow in popularity because they offer a wide range of flexible strategic approaches to investors of many kinds. Start here to learn the basic terms and concepts, and how to understand option prices and trades. Consider this a foundation for all other options topics.

Speaker

Rick Swope
Senior Strategist, Investor Education, E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley

Rick Swope is a Senior Strategist of Investor Education with E*TRADE from Morgan Stanley. As a veteran in the industry, Rick has presented at hundreds of seminars across the U.S. and around the world. His expertise covers technical analysis, market strategy, and risk management. He has extensive media experience, including a regional PBS weekly show, a national PBS pledge program, and numerous radio and television appearances. He is the principal author of the Amazon best seller, Five Points for Trading Success (Wiley, 2007) and co-author of Trading By Numbers (Wiley, 2012). Rick’s teaching includes corporate training as well as six years as an adjunct engineering instructor. He studied in the disciplines of engineering, mathematics, operations research, and statistics. He is married with two children and resides in Atlanta, GA. Rick holds FINRA Series 7, 24, and 63 licenses.