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3 Important Conservative Option Trades

Can options work in a conservative way and actually help protect your portfolio?

Most conservative investors traditionally have seen options as high-risk, speculative plays on short-term market swings. This is appropriate when you think of the many high-risk option strategies available. But increasingly, options are going mainstream as even the most risk-averse investors are finding ways to use option contracts to lower risks and protect their long stock positions.

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