Ask a Fool: The Easiest Way to Start With Options


In this video, Motley Fool analyst Bryan Hinmon answers a question from a reader, who asks: "What's the easiest way to start investing with options and some of the more advanced methods like that?"

In this video, Bryan discusses Apple stock to show investors why buying a great company can sometimes be better than buying a high-risk, high-reward stock option. There's no doubt that Apple is at the center of technology's largest revolution ever, and that longtime shareholders have been handsomely rewarded with over 1,000% gains. However, there is a debate raging as to whether Apple remains a buy. The Motley Fool's senior technology analyst and managing bureau chief, Eric Bleeker, is prepared to fill you in on both reasons to buy and reasons to sell Apple, and what opportunities are left for the company (and more important, your portfolio) going forward. To get instant access to his latest thinking on Apple, simply click here now.

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