Buying Calls

Course Objective:

To describe what a long call is, what some of the benefits are, and what the position looks like graphically. The course will explain how long calls can be components of more complex trades, the benefits and disadvantages of long call positions.

Who Should Take This Course:

Fundamental and Intermediate Students

Course Description:

"Buying Calls" introduces buying calls as a directional, decidedly bullish strategy. This course covers profit potential, maximum risk, primary benefits, and how the choice of a long call's strike price and expiration month can allow an investor to tailor both risk of loss and profit potential. At the conclusion of this course, the learner should understand what a long call position is and the risks and rewards of this strategy.