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Introduction to Options

Whether you are new to options or want to brush up on some risk basics, or you are learning TWS and want to know how to locate option fields and data, our Introduction to Options course is an excellent first step.

The sample video below is a lesson entitled: Introduction to Options Using TWS Mosaic – Calls and Puts

This lesson explains how students will quickly learn how to load option chains, view different expiration months, view price as volatility, configure the display to view Greek values and learn how to access and interpret the Performance Graph for option scenarios ahead of trading.

To view the entire course, access IBKR’s Traders’ Academy.

IBKR’s Traders’ Academy offers complimentary courses which use a blended delivery of lessons, videos, quizzes and notes to help clients have a better understanding of the asset classes, markets, currencies, tools and functionality available on IBKR’s award-winning Trader Workstation (TWS), IBKR Mobile, Client Portal and TWS API applications.  Plus, we have partnered with several third parties to create courses on a variety of introductory and intermediate topics.  It’s easy to start, just register on Traders’ Academy for full courses and begin to watch lessons and take quizzes to test your knowledge!

Disclosure: Interactive Brokers

The analysis in this material is provided for information only and is not and should not be construed as an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security. To the extent that this material discusses general market activity, industry or sector trends or other broad-based economic or political conditions, it should not be construed as research or investment advice. To the extent that it includes references to specific securities, commodities, currencies, or other instruments, those references do not constitute a recommendation by IBKR to buy, sell or hold such investments. This material does not and is not intended to take into account the particular financial conditions, investment objectives or requirements of individual customers. Before acting on this material, you should consider whether it is suitable for your particular circumstances and, as necessary, seek professional advice.

Disclosure: Options Trading

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors.

Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. For more information read the “Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options”. For a copy, call 312 542-6901.

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