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FAQs – stock options trading classes

Do you teach how to trade options?

Yes. We teach people how to trade options. From complete beginners to experienced traders we teach everything you’ll need,. Soon you’ll be able to say “I know how to trade options.”

 

Do you teach how to trade stocks?

Yes, but we focus on trading options. The same skills and strategies are used to trade both stocks and options. Once you learn trading stock options I’m sure you will see why we prefer trading them.

 

Do you teach how to read stock charts?

Yes, reading charts is an important part of trading options. There are many different types of stock and stock option charts. Everything from simple line stock charts to bar charts to candlestick stock charts. Watch our video on Youtube and you’ll learn a lot.

 

Do you teach how to scan for stocks?

We haven’t started a stock scanning class yet but there seems to be a demand for it. If you are interested in learning about how to scan for stocks to trade fill out our short survey and let us know.

 

 

Do you teach candlestick charts?

Yes. We use candlestick charts in our options trading every day.

 

What makes candlestick charts different?

Candlesticks are a unique way of displaying stock price movement over a certain time period. Once you learn you will really appreciate how they work.

 

Do you teach candlestick formations?

Our trading style is not based on candlestick formations for our entries or our exits. Some traders rely heavily on candlestick formations but we use some different indicators which we find more consistent.

 

What indicators do you use?

There are dozens of different indicators on most charting packages available. When we are trading options we only use a few including moving averages. When you watch live on YouTube you’ll see how we use them

 

I don’t know anything about the stock market, can you teach me how to read charts?

Yes! Sign up for our beginner class. (Click here)

What is a stock option?

Stock options are an asset class that allows a trader to control shares of a stock for a period of time. It’s a contract for the purchase or sale of stock at a certain price by a certain day.

 

How many shares does an option contract control?

Most stock options control 100 shares of stock

 

How do options work?

The buyer of a stock option is buying the right but not obligation to buy 100 shares of a company’s stock for a previously agreed price on or before an agreed-upon day in the future. The seller of a stock option is selling the right but not obligation to sell 100 shares of a company’s stock for a previously agreed price on or before an agreed-upon day in the future.

 

What is a Call Option and what is a Put option?

A call option increases in value when a stock price goes up.
A Put option increases in value when the stock price drops.

 

I don’t know anything about the stock market, can you teach me how to trade options?

Yes! Sign up for our beginner class. (Click here)

Can I buy stock options in my stock trading account?

Yes PROBABLY. Most brokerages allow options trading but it does take an extra application to be completed.

 

What are options spread trades?

Options spread trades are an options strategy where a trader buys and sells options at the same time for the same stock. There are several types of options spread trades but what we use most are verticle spread trades.

 

Can I trade option spreads in my stock trading account?

You PROBABLY. Most brokerages allow option spreads but it does take extra permission which is generally easily located on their website.

 

I don’t know enough about trading stock options, can you teach me?

Yes! Sign up for a class. (Click here)

What are naked options?

Naked options generally refers to selling options. Selling naked means you’re selling an option without buying shares of stock to back them up or selling options without buying options to cover the options you sold.

 

How many “advanced options strategies” are there?

There are a wide variety of options strategies involving buying and selling options at the same time. The number of contracts and the expiration date of the options contracts involved in a trade determines the strategy. Some have very high risk while other options strategies have extremely low risk.

 

I don’t know any advanced options trading strategies trading options, can you teach me?

Yes! We love to teach experienced traders to step up their options strategies… Sign up for our class. (Click here)