Welcome to the tastytrade Beginner Center!

At tastytrade, we know building a solid foundation to trade options is the key to having a successful trading portfolio. 

Below are shows, pages, and articles all designed specifically for beginners like you!  

In the beginner center, you will be able to:

  • Watch videos of expert traders explaining the basics to beginners (Where Do I Start and Step Up To Options)
  • Get certified to trade options in our online learning center, the 'doughjo'
  • Read articles expanding on options trading concepts
  • Browse our glossary of trading terms
 

WATCH VIDEOS OF EXPERTS TEACHING BEGINNERS

 
Step Up To Options is an options trading video series with (actress and futures trader) Rachel Fox, and dough featured Ryan Grace. The two walk through 4 chapters of short videos covering the very beginnings to the basics of trading and understanding options. WATCH NOW

Step Up To Options is an options trading video series with (actress and futures trader) Rachel Fox, and dough featured Ryan Grace. The two walk through 4 chapters of short videos covering the very beginnings to the basics of trading and understanding options.

WATCH NOW

 
The Webinar is a show that airs Monday through Friday with dough featured trader Ryan Grace walks through the basics on how to use our trading platform, dough, and also provides options trading questions and tips! WATCH NOW

The Webinar is a show that airs Monday through Friday with dough featured trader Ryan Grace walks through the basics on how to use our trading platform, dough, and also provides options trading questions and tips!
WATCH NOW

Dude Where's My Trade. Two of our dudes learn to trade over 20 hours (don't worry, each episode is only 2 minutes!) and let you follow them along the way! WATCH NOW

Dude Where's My Trade. Two of our dudes learn to trade over 20 hours (don't worry, each episode is only 2 minutes!) and let you follow them along the way!

WATCH NOW

WDIS Back To COOL. Veteran options trader Tony Battista teaches Katie, from our client support team, how to learn the basics of options trading, so she can take control of her money.  Watch the new duo tackle tastytrade mechanics at the beginner level. WATCH NOW

WDIS Back To COOLVeteran options trader Tony Battista teaches Katie, from our client support team, how to learn the basics of options trading, so she can take control of her money.  Watch the new duo tackle tastytrade mechanics at the beginner level.

WATCH NOW

WDIS Bat vs. Bat - Veteran options trader Tony Battista has already proven he can teach even the most novice of traders. But can he mold his son into a trader? Tony Battista teaches his son Nick to trade options from the very beginning. WATCH NOW

WDIS Bat vs. Bat - Veteran options trader Tony Battista has already proven he can teach even the most novice of traders. But can he mold his son into a trader? Tony Battista teaches his son Nick to trade options from the very beginning.

WATCH NOW


Get certified trading options in the doughjo

  Inside of dough.com, you'll find the doughjo, where you can work your way through 8 courses, and numerous free lessons and quizzes to build your understanding of basic concepts of trading.  You'll need to create a free dough account to login to the platform.

 

Inside of dough.com, you'll find the doughjo, where you can work your way through 8 courses, and numerous free lessons and quizzes to build your understanding of basic concepts of trading.  You'll need to create a free dough account to login to the platform.


Read ARTICLES about TRADING CONCEPTS

The tastytrade learn page organizes tastytrade videos and concepts to find the best content on trading terms for all levels.

The tastytrade learn page organizes tastytrade videos and concepts to find the best content on trading terms for all levels.


 

Browse OUR GLOSSARY

 

PART 1

 

PART 2

 

PART 3

Out Of The Money

Out Of The Money (OTM)

In The Money

In The Money (ITM)

 

Have more questions or want additional explanations for specific concepts? Email our support team at support@tastytrade.com

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