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Trade options online or on the go

Options trading offers more possibilities and more opportunities to take advantage of unique market conditions than just trading stocks. With options, you can determine your risk going into a trade, and control a larger position size with fewer dollars.

  • Add flexibility to your trading
  • Control more stock with less money
  • Generate income or hedge your portfolio

The Ultimate Guide to Trading Options

Download our Ultimate Guide to Trading Options to learn:

Options eBook
  • Why traders choose options
  • Exactly how options trading works
  • Options trading strategies
  • And much more

Why trade options at TradeStation?

TradeStation has been empowering options traders for more than 25 years, find out what we can do for your options trading with our powerful trading platforms and tools, dedicated customer support, educational resources, and straightforward pricing plans for both beginner and advanced options traders.

A powerful options trading experience at your fingertips

TradeStation is at the forefront of computer-based options analysis and trading with a practical and intuitive options trading platform for beginner traders, along with sophisticated features for the experienced trader.

Options Trading Platform

OptionStation Pro: Our third-generation advanced desktop platform provides tools to quickly build options chains, graph and analyze any options strategy scenario, and then quickly place trades directly into the market. A premier tool to inspire trade ideas.

Options Trading PlatformDynamic strategy-based option chains: Customize the option chain view to display single options or complex options spreads by simply clicking on a bid or ask price.
Options Trading Platform

Powerful what-if position graphs: Theoretical positions can be created, and 2D graphed for analysis, allowing maximum gains and loss, breakeven points, standard deviation curve, and additional risk measures.

Options Trading Platform

Stress-free order entry and position trading: Place simple trades or complex spreads with just a few clicks, then monitor your orders and positions all from one window.

Trade options for as low as $0.50 per contract*

Enjoy zero commissions plus one of the lowest per contract options fees in the market with either our TS GO, or TS SELECT pricing plans.

TS GO** TS SELECT** Ameritrade Fidelity Charles Schwab ETrade IBKR Lite
$0.50 $0.60 $0.65 $0.65 $0.65 $0.65 $0.75

Trade options on the go

Our mobile trading and web apps make it easy for you to trade options online or on the go. Trade simple and complex options strategies with features like:

  • Easy one-click order entry
  • Market outlook selector
  • Max reward, max risk and breakeven indicators

Download the app today or get started with web trading to level up your options game.

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The two largest companies in their industries had bullish options activity today: Intel and Vale. Intel (INTC), the world’s biggest semiconductor maker, saw heavy call buying shortly after the opening bell. Traders initially purchased the 25-June 62 calls for $0.10 to $0.20. They next targeted the 25-June 60s, with the largest blocks pricing for $0.33. 
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Check Out This Bullish Options Activity in Giant Semiconductor and Mining Stocks

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Sirius XM has gone nowhere for years, but now bullish options trades are building as the satellite-radio company partners with TikTok. Call volume has climbed steadily in the last week, according to TradeStation data. Today’s top contract is the September 8 call, which was purchased about 10,000 times. Most of them changed hands for $0.35. 
The post Options Traders Are Looking for This Satellite Radio Stock to Blast Off appeared first on Market Insights.

Options Traders Are Looking for This Satellite Radio Stock to Blast Off

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The reopening trade is surging back as the summer vacation season begins and coronavirus infections plummet. Investors piled into stocks like energy, cruise lines and casinos on Tuesday. Those stand to gain from increased travel and economic activity as social distancing ends and pre-Covid conditions return. Other sectors like small caps, emerging markets and industrial 
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Reopening Stocks Surge Back as the Post-Covid Summer Begins

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Heavily shorted stocks like AMC exploded higher in January. Now they may be moving again, with options traders jumping on board. The theater chain rallied 19 percent yesterday, following a 20 percent gain on Tuesday. AMC is up 62 percent since last Friday, its biggest weekly gain since “meme” stocks like GameStop (GME) exploded higher 
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Options Activity Is Rising in ‘Meme’ Stocks Like AMC and GameStop

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