Options tools: Identifying opportunities and researching strategies

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Summary

Learn the basics of identifying opportunities, choosing strategies, and managing a trade. Get an overview of a trading plan and how to implement it on the platform.

Speaker

Todd Rich
Senior Strategist, Investor Education, E*TRADE Securities LLC

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Our knowledge section has info to get you up to speed and keep you there.

Watch the video to learn the four main reasons investors use options strategies in their portfolios: flexibility, leverage, hedging, and income generation.

Take a look at three common mistakes options traders make: setting unrealistic price expectations, buying too little time, and buying more options than are appropriate for a given objective.

Options are powerful tools that can be used by investors in different ways, and there is a relatively simple options strategy that can benefit buy-and-hold stock investors.