Options Guide

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Listen to the advanced level options podcasts to learn about alternatives to consider if options positions do not work in your favor. You will also learn about covered combinations (also known as a covered strangle) and the strategies and risks involved. When you've finished, take the next step by completing your Firstrade online application and start trading today!

Managing the Product: Strategic Alternatives to Inaction, Part 1

In these final two podcasts of the Advanced series, you’ll find out about some alternatives to consider if an option position doesn’t work in your favor. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of using strategies like putting on a collar, rolling up on a trade or creating a spread as a way to protect your investment.

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Managing the Product: Strategic Alternatives to Inaction, Part 2

In these final two podcasts of the Advanced series, you’ll find out about some alternatives to consider if an option position doesn’t work in your favor. Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of using strategies like putting on a collar, rolling up on a trade or creating a spread as a way to protect your investment.

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Covered Combinations - Part 1

Steve Meizinger explains the complexity of covered combinations, offering case studies and follow up planning in part one of Covered Combinations.

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Covered Combinations - Part 2

In part two of Covered Combinations, Steve Meizinger discusses the importance of understanding options and follow up planning to cut loss. In his closing summary, he covers the strategies and risks involved in harvesting premium.

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