What is an Option?
Introduction to the characteristics of options; learn about the different types of options and their distinct attributes.
Option Type, Style, Class and Series Explained
There are four aspects of an option—type, style, class and series. Learn what each one means in this video.
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What is Assignment?
If a seller is assigned on a call they have sold, they are obligated to deliver the underlying. If they're assigned on a put they have sold, the seller is obligated to buy the underlying.Watch Now
What is a Strike Price?
The strike price is the price at which an option can be exercised by its holder (owner).Watch Now
What is the Difference Between American-style and European-style Options?
American-style options can be exercised at any time, for any reason, prior to expiration, up to and including expiration day. European-style options can be exercised only at expiration.Watch Now