For more experienced traders and investors, Traders’ Academy provides an extensive educational program dedicated to stock options, as well as other options-related products. These course offerings include introductory lessons about calls, puts, Greeks, and option valuation, as well as basic – and more advanced trading strategies. The educational material is complemented by a long list of ‘How To’ lessons that demonstrate how to use IBKR’s suite of options tools, available through its award-winning Trader Workstation platform, including the IBKR Probability Lab, Option Chains, Option Market Scanners, and Trading Option Volatility, among many others.

Introduction to Options

Level: Intermediate

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.

Basic Option Strategies

Level: Intermediate

Neutral Option Market Strategies

Level: Intermediate

Neutral Option Market Strategies

Learn how to define short straddles and short strangles; learn how to construct these option strategies and under what conditions they may pose positive or adverse effects on profits and losses and understand how to calculate breakevens, as well as learn about the roles of implied volatility and time value.