Stocks vs Options: What’s The Difference?

Stocks and options present distinct paths to get exposure to the stock market, but these two asset classes work in very different ways. Let’s review the key differences between stocks and options, and take a closer look at their advantages and disadvantages.

Stocks vs Options: What’s the Difference?

When you buy shares of stock, you acquire an ownership stake in a public company. Depending on the stock, you may get dividend payments and the right to vote at company meetings.

Jarvis Investment Management Ltd offers a wide range of stockbroking and administration services and solutions. Their parent company, Jarvis Securities plc (LON:JIM) is listed on AIM.

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