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Options Quick Facts - Introduction

The concepts covered here:

To expand upon the information above, you may also wish to visit the following areas:

  • Online Tutorials - Various tutorials covering the basics, the marketplace and basic strategies.
  • Online Courses - Various self-paced courses covering all aspects of options from basic concepts to advanced strategies.
  • Options Dictionary - A collection of commonly used option terms.
  • Ask the Institute - A collection of commonly asked questions submitted to and answered by the instructors in the Options Institute.
  • Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options - This booklet explains the purposes and risks of options transactions and must be read before buying or selling an option.


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