Explore Your Options by Jay Kaeppel
OPTIONS ON STOCKS, INDEXES, AND FUTURES
I am new to option trading and am trying to understand the difference between trading options on stocks, options on indexes, and options on futures. Does it make a difference which type I trade?
Yes, there is definitely a difference between stock, index, and futures options in terms of how they are traded, how they are paid for, and what the end result of a given option trade may be ...