Motley Fool senior analyst Jeff Fischer answers a viewer's question: "What are the three most important things when buying a LEAP call option?" Jeff's response:

  1. Understanding the business you're buying and making sure it's attractive to you.
  2. Making sure the company has an upside catalyst that will drive share prices higher within the next two years.
  3. Not paying too much for your call option.

See more in the following video.

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