11.4 Lessons learnt

  • As you might have noticed, options generate leverage! With just a small investment it is possible to generate a good yield.
  • This obviously implicates risks. Going back to the previous video. It is clear that with 550 EUR you can buy indirect shares for a value of 2500 EUR. There is a chance you will be tempted to buy more option contracts, if so be aware that your risk then also goes up.
  • Selling calls on your stocks can generate a good additional income.
  • Wisely note that you should only do this when you own stocks, especially when you are new to options.