The 4 Basic Options Investments

Chuck Saletta, The Motley Fool
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The 4 Basic Options Investments
The 4 Basic Options Investments

Where they get complicated is when you combine multiple options contracts together into what are known as multilegged positions. As an options investor, you can open an options position by either buying or selling either kind of option. When it comes to options on stocks, a typical options contract involves the right to buy or sell 100 shares of the underlying stock.