Options Education

OIC203P: Options Trading

Podcast Objective:

Review what brokerage firms and their role in the investing process. Learn the various types of accounts an investor can use for equity options trading, and provide a brief overview of the types of orders an investor might use and how options orders are executed.

Who Should View This Podcast:

Fundamentals, Intermediate and Advanced students

Podcast Duration:

24 Minutes

Course Description:

In this podcast, Jeff Huddleston, a Senior Specialist at the OIC Help Desk, covers what brokerage firms are and what they do. He discusses the types of accounts you can use for equity options trading as well as provides a brief overview of the types of orders you might use and how your options orders are executed.

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