What Are Call Options?

Call options offer investors the chance to limit risk, boost returns and diversify their portfolios.

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Welcome to the world of call options, where experienced investors unlock opportunities beyond simply buying and selling stocks and exchange-traded funds. 

In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the mechanics, advantages and strategies associated with call options. By understanding these key aspects, investors can learn how to leverage call options to amplify returns.

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Jared Hoffmann
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Jared Hoffmann is a highly respected financial content creator and options expert, holding a journalism degree from San Francisco State University. Formerly a Senior Options and Day Trading Editor and on-air personality at Money Morning, he excels in delivering comprehensive options education, technical analysis, and risk management education to traders.