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check out www.cboe.com, also most broker online pages have a way to list options. A list of call and puts for a stock over a three to six month period and/or over strike price ranges is called an options chain.

There are some pretty good books available about the trading of options. Books sold for university courses are usually more complete in information.

Options trading is not for everyone, it can be highly technical or somewhat basic depending on strategies and knowledge. Know the rules and risks. Use caution is a good basic rule.

Personally I like to try to determine a trend in market sectors and stocks based on options activities. It is a somewhat complicated analysis and I am not prepared to discuss it here.


Sometimes looking at a table of currently trading options can be an interesting pasttime. Form your own theories, wait to see if they are right, then do some more research, and form another theory or two. Track your hypothetical success. Gain some knowledge and confidence then trade if you dare. You may learn something or you may make some money or lose it. Hopefully you will at least learn something.

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