Trading in stocks is another attractive tool for investors to trade in the global stock market. Investors can easily invest in the stocks of various companies like tech, finance, media, manufacturing etc. Herein, a trader can choose their own trading amount and can easily enter the market during any time of a trading hour. To trade options in stocks you have to trade for a specific time-frame since all options have a set time period. However, most options are used in the execution of a short-term trading strategy. Options trading effectively leverages investments at higher ratios.