Options on futures contracts have become an attractive investment for many individuals seeking to profit from significant price
movements - either upward or downward - in today's increasingly volatile and
often uncertain investment environment.
Approximately 300 million options, encompassing a wide variety of basic commodities and financial products, are traded annually on the nation's regulated exchanges.
This guide has been prepared to provide plain-language answers to 25 important questions about purchasing options as an investment. Hopefully, they will become helpful in deciding whether options are for you.