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E*TRADE Allows Traders to Quickly and Easily Integrate Options Strategies with Income and Repair Tools

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E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) today announced another
significant addition to its suite of tools designed to make trading
easier. The Income and Repair tools, found on the OptionsHouse platform,
do much of the strategy legwork for you by coupling an equity position
with options contracts that can fill specific portfolio needs. Traders
have the ability to seamlessly integrate options into their trading
strategies to help offset risk or generate income by:

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With one click, traders can now tack options strategies onto an existing stock position to either of ...

With one click, traders can now tack options strategies onto an existing stock position to either offset risk or generate income (Graphic: Business Wire)

  • Using the Income tool to set up a call to sell against a stock
    position to generate income, or
  • Using the Repair tool to create a ratio call spread in an effort to
    lower a breakeven price

"Many investors find options to be a powerful tactic when managing risk
or seeking income in a portfolio," said Christopher Larkin, Senior Vice
President of Trading Product at E*TRADE Financial. "With the addition of
the Income and Repair tools to the OptionsHouse platform, traders can
easily and intuitively build options strategies into their positions,
uncovering opportunities that aren't always obvious but may be
effective."

E*TRADE aims to enhance the financial independence of traders and
investors through a powerful digital offering and professional guidance.
To learn more about E*TRADE's trading and investing platforms and tools,
visit etrade.com.

For useful trading and investing insights from E*TRADE, follow the
company on Twitter, @ETRADE.

About E*TRADE Financial and Important Notices

Important Note: Options transactions are intended for sophisticated
investors and are complex, carry a high degree of risk, and are not
suitable for all investors. For more information, please read the 
Characteristics
and Risks of Standardized Options
 prior to applying for an
account. Also, there are specific risks associated with covered call
writing, including the risk that the underlying stock could be sold at
the exercise price when the current market value is greater than the
exercise price the call writer will receive. A covered call writer
forgoes participation in any increase in the stock price above the call
exercise price and continues to bear the downside risk of stock
ownership if the stock price decreases more than the premium received.

Because of the importance of tax considerations to all options
transactions, the investor considering options should consult their tax
adviser as to how taxes affect the outcome of each options strategy.
Commissions and other costs may be a significant factor. An options
investor may lose the entire amount of their investment in a relatively
short period of time.

The Income and Repair tools are provided for informational and/or
educational purposes and should not be used or construed as investment
advice, financial guidance, or an offer, solicitation, or recommendation
to buy, sell, or hold any security, commodity futures, futures options,
or investment by E*TRADE. Before buying or selling any investment, you
should carefully consider your financial situation, investment
objectives, risk tolerance, and liquidity needs and consult your broker,
financial advisor, and/or licensed tax professional to determine for
yourself whether the investment is suitable for you. Past performance of
securities, commodity futures, and futures options are not indicative of
future results.

E*TRADE Financial and its subsidiaries provide financial services,
including brokerage and banking products and services, to retail
customers. Securities products and services, including options, are
offered by E*TRADE Securities LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC). Commodity futures
and options on futures products and services are offered by E*TRADE
Futures LLC (Member NFA). Managed Account Solutions are offered through
E*TRADE Capital Management, LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser. Bank
products and services are offered by E*TRADE Bank, and RIA custody
solutions are offered by E*TRADE Savings Bank, both of which are federal
savings banks (Members FDIC). More information is available at www.etrade.com.

E*TRADE Financial, E*TRADE, OptionsHouse, and the E*TRADE logo are
trademarks or registered trademarks of E*TRADE Financial Corporation.
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System response and account access times may vary due to a variety of
factors, including trading volumes, market conditions, system
performance, and other factors.

© 2018 E*TRADE Financial Corporation. All rights reserved.

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