Understanding Options 2E

Understanding Options 2E Author Michael Sincere
ISBN-10 9780071817875
Year 2014-01-10
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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THE OPTIONS INVESTING BESTSELLER--WITH CRITICAL NEW INSIGHT FOR TODAY'S TUMULTOUS MARKETS Written in an accessible, easy-to-read style, this new edition of Understanding Options provides everything you need to get started on the right foot in the increasingly popular options market. You'll learn what options are and how they work, their pros and cons, their relationship with stocks, and how to use them to gain leverage, generate extra income, and protect against adverse price movements. Understanding Options covers everything that has made it the go-to guide for novice investors--plus it has brand-new information and features, including: Updated facts, charts, and figures Expanded coverage of collars, credit and debit spreads, mini-options, the Greeks, and protective puts Key strategy insights from master options traders A critical look at trading options on ETFs Options simply are not as confusing as the other books make them seem. Written specifically for the novice, Understanding Options is the best, most inviting guide available for building a solid foundation in options investing.

Understanding Stocks 2E

Understanding Stocks 2E Author Michael Sincere
ISBN-10 9780071830348
Year 2014-01-03
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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THE NEW EDITION OF THE STOCK INVESTING CLASSIC--PACKED WITH STRATEGIES FOR TODAY'S MARKET REALITIES You don't have to be a financial expert to make great money in the stock market. You just need to know the basics of the market, when to invest, and how to avoid being an easy mark for more sophisticated investors. Understanding Stocks, Second Edition, contains all the key material that made the first edition so popular—plus critical new information you need to succeed in a highly transformed investing landscape. This go-to guide shows how to do everything from opening an account to making informed decisions when evaluating stocks and trading. Brand-new material covers: Short selling Commodities and bonds Fundamental and technical analysis Market indicators ETFs High-frequency trading Containing new interviews with successful traders who reveal all their secrets, Understanding Stocks puts you on the path to stock market success by showing how to keep from losing your money before it's been given a chance to truly work for you.

Understanding Options

Understanding Options Author Michael Sincere
ISBN-10 0071476369
Year 2006-09-22
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Michael Sincere
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This straightforward, accessible guide clearly explains what options are and how they work, their pros and cons, their relationship with stocks, and how to use them to gain leverage, generate extra income, and protect against adverse price movements.

McMillan on Options

McMillan on Options Author Lawrence G. McMillan
ISBN-10 1118045882
Year 2011-02-15
Pages 672
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Legendary trader Larry McMillan does it-again-offering his personal options strategies for consistently enhancing trading profits Larry McMillan's name is virtually synonymous with options. This "Trader's Hall of Fame" recipient first shared his personal options strategies and techniques in the original McMillan on Options. Now, in a revised and Second Edition, this indispensable guide to the world of options addresses a myriad of new techniques and methods needed for profiting consistently in today's fast-paced investment arena. This thoroughly new Second Edition features updates in almost every chapter as well as enhanced coverage of many new and increasingly popular products. It also offers McMillan's personal philosophy on options, and reveals many of his previously unpublished personal insights. Readers will soon discover why Yale Hirsch of the Stock Trader's Almanac says, "McMillan is an options guru par excellence."

How I Trade Options

How I Trade Options Author Jon Najarian
ISBN-10 0471436534
Year 2002-02-28
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Wiley Online Trading For A Living Beat Risk and Reap Rewards Like A Pro! The Compelling True Story of How a Top Market Maker Built a Successful Trading Business Praise for How I Trade Options "To much of the outside world, trading appears to be as incomprehensible as rocket science. What Jon Najarian has done in this engaging and very readable book is to 'demystify' the world of options for both the aspiring trader and the retail investor. How I Trade Options is a rare opportunity to look over the shoulder of this experienced options trader, teacher, and lecturer." -Lewis J. Borsellino, CEO/Founder, www.TeachTrade.Com; Author, The Day Trader: From the Pit to the PC "How I Trade Options gives retail investors who have little or no prior knowledge the insight into how options work and how to use them effectively and responsibly. For those who want to learn about options, this is a rare opportunity to learn from a master trader. Najarian shows commitment to educating investors on the use of options to enhance their portfolios." -Rance Masheck, President, Quantum Vision Inc. "Not only is Jon Najarian a Supertrader, he is a Superteacher. I owe much of my good fortune to Jon Najarian. I learned more from him than I had learned in an entire decade-plus it was fun! Jon's abilities to make his profitable trading strategies understandable are sure to make How I Trade Options a must-have tool that every option trader will want to own." -Don Fishback, Developer of the Fishback Option Pricing Model "Jon Najarian is a world-class options trader and a world class options educator. His crystal clear explanations of such strategies as vertical spreads empower the average investor to participate in attractive options approaches that, until now, have been dominated by professional traders." -Bernie Schaeffer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Schaeffer's Investment Research, Inc. Please visit our Web site at www.wileyfinance.com

Trading Options Greeks

Trading Options Greeks Author Dan Passarelli
ISBN-10 9781118133163
Year 2012-10-02
Pages 341
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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A top options trader details a practical approach for pricing and trading options in any market condition The options market is always changing, and in order to keep up with it you need the greeks—delta, gamma, theta, vega, and rho—which are the best techniques for valuing options and executing trades regardless of market conditions. In the Second Edition of Trading Options Greeks, veteran options trader Dan Pasarelli puts these tools in perspective by offering fresh insights on option trading and valuation. An essential guide for both professional and aspiring traders, this book explains the greeks in a straightforward and accessible style. It skillfully shows how they can be used to facilitate trading strategies that seek to profit from volatility, time decay, or changes in interest rates. Along the way, it makes use of new charts and examples, and discusses how the proper application of the greeks can lead to more accurate pricing and trading as well as alert you to a range of other opportunities. Completely updated with new material Information on spreads, put-call parity and synthetic options, trading volatility, and advanced option trading is also included Explores how to exploit the dynamics of option pricing to improve your trading Having a comprehensive understanding of the greeks is essential to long-term options trading success. Trading Options Greeks, Second Edition shows you how to use the greeks to find better trades, effectively manage them, and ultimately, become more profitable.

The Intelligent Option Investor Applying Value Investing to the World of Options

The Intelligent Option Investor  Applying Value Investing to the World of Options Author Erik Kobayashi-Solomon
ISBN-10 9780071833660
Year 2014-08-29
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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HOW TO USE YOUR HUMAN ADVANTAGE TO OUTPERFORM ALGORITHMS IN THE OPTIONS MARKET If you're a value investor who wants to get your money into the lucrative options market, forget about day trading, chart patterns, and market timing. This systematic book lays out a path to long-term wealth by taking positions on companies with real intrinsic value--the kind Ben Graham and Warren Buffett would invest in. Leave the complex algorithms and "Greeks" for the floor traders. Erik Kobayashi-Solomon, former investment banker, hedge fund risk manager, and valuation consultant to the World Bank, gives you the knowledge and sophistication to understand what options pricing reveals about the market's estimation of future stock prices. He then demonstrates how to find tremendous opportunity for low-risk, high-profit investments in the difference between the market's mechanized price ranges and ones made by you, a thoughtful human being armed with the insight this book offers. Everything you need to make options a powerful contributor to your portfolio is inside, including: A thorough explanation of what options are and what their prices can tell you about the market's expectations for the future price of a stock A proven way to envision the risk/reward trade-off for stocks and options and a straightforward method to use the flexibility and directionality of options to tilt the risk/return balance in your favor A robust and intuitive framework for assessing the value of a company Strategies to avoid the most common behavioral pitfalls Tips for using the information on an option-pricing screen Thorough coverage of important option investment strategies, including "covered calls," "protective puts," and "collars" Regardless of your experience level with options, this versatile guide makes you a better investor. Beginners get a turnkey solution to growing wealth in options, experienced investors gain savvy guidance for fine-tuning their practices, and professional investors learn how to effectively incorporate options into a portfolio. Understanding valuation in this perceptive light lets you earn the consistent profi ts of The Intelligent Option Investor. The Intelligent Option Investor is the hands-on guide to using a cuttingedge valuation framework in the fast-paced options market to boost growth, protect gains, and generate income. It explains how to use your insightful human mind to recognize when mechanized options pricing undervalues a stock. Once you see an opportunity, you'll have all the tools you need to execute a fact-based decision about how and when to invest in the company. Have your money make the most for you with the potent blend of timehonored value investing strategies and hot options vehicles in The Intelligent Option Investor. PRAISE FOR THE INTELLIGENT OPTION INVESTOR: "The Intelligent Option Investor reflects Erik's keen understanding of how companies create value for their owners, which is essential to successful option investing. In addition to showcasing Erik's expertise in developing option investment strategies based on fundamental security analysis and a long-term time horizon, this book delivers the information in a way that’s accessible to individual investors, offering them the resources to use options to help them meet their financial goals." -- JOE MANSUETO, founder, chairman, and CEO, Morningstar, Inc. "Erik knows--and lays out here--that to use options successfully, you need to understand the underlying stock and its valuation first. This is one of few books on options that teaches this fruitful, combined approach. And that's why it works." -- JEFF FISCHER, advisor, Motley Fool Options

The Rookie s Guide to Options

The Rookie s Guide to Options Author Mark D. Wolfinger
ISBN-10 193435404X
Year 2008-01-01
Pages 232
Language en
Publisher Traders Press
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Learn why stock options - a versatile investment tool that has seen explosive growth over the past few years - belong in your portfolio. If you're already trading options, this book is also for you. You will gain a thorough understanding of option pricing, function and equivalents, which will help you trade more effectively. Adopt more advanced option strategies, like iron condors and double diagonals, to help protect your nest egg and earn healthy returns. Includes chapter quizzes and accompanying CD-ROM.

Understanding Sustainable Development

Understanding Sustainable Development Author John Blewitt
ISBN-10 9781134604890
Year 2014-07-25
Pages 406
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s powerful multi-perspective approach and breath of coverage. A truly comprehensive introduction to sustainable development, it is designed specifically to allow access to the topic from a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds and to develop understanding of a diversity of approaches and traditions at different levels. This second edition includes: a complete update of the text, with increased coverage of major topics including ecosystems; production and consumption; business; urban sustainability; governance; new media technologies; conservation; leadership; globalization and global crises; sustainability literacy and learning; more examples from the Global South and North America, while retaining its unique coverage of first world countries; chapter aims at the start and summaries at the end of each chapter; glossary of key terms; a new chapter on Conservation with a focus on behaviour change and values; a brand new website which includes discussion of how projects are done on the ground, additional exercises and online cases, test questions and recommended readings and films. Offering boxed examples from the local to the global, Understanding Sustainable Development is the most complete guide to the subject for course leaders, undergraduates and postgraduates.

Options for the Beginner and Beyond

Options for the Beginner and Beyond Author W. Olmstead
ISBN-10 9780132655828
Year 2012-12-18
Pages 250
Language en
Publisher FT Press
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Master option trading strategies one step at a time! Options for the Beginner and Beyond, Second Edition teaches options through brief, carefully-paced lessons on option concepts and trading strategies, crystal-clear definitions, and plenty of real trading examples. Every lesson builds on the one preceding it, explaining options in plain English, and guiding you all the way to advanced strategies covered in no other introductory tutorial. Drawing on his extensive experience teaching options trading to beginners -- and five years editing a leading options newsletter -- W. Edward Olmstead shows how to systematically control your risk, protect your investments, and maximize your profits. This new Second Edition integrates new coverage of weekly options throughout, and presents updated tax strategies every options trader needs to know. Olmstead shows you how to do all this, and much more: Select options with high profit potential Enter and exit trades Choose brokers Work with the Greeks, risk graphs, and LEAPs Use vertical, event producing, and calendar spreads Trade covered calls, straddles, strangles, married puts, and collars Master these and other sophisticated strategies: naked options, stock substitutes, backspreads, butteryfly spreads, iron condors, and double diagonals Implement effective end-of-year tax strategies Day trade indexes with options Use delta-neutral trading Leverage the theory of maximum pain; implied volatility, and Black-Scholes

All About Market Indicators

All About Market Indicators Author Michael Sincere
ISBN-10 9780071750431
Year 2010-12-17
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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All signals are GO! Read the "mind of the market"--and make more money! All About Market Indicators explains how to forecast the direction the market is taking so you know precisely when to get in and when to get out. This accessible but highly detailed guide introduces many of the key indicators that suggest what other investors are up to. You'll learn how to access these indicators--often using free or low-cost sources--and interpret and implement them to raise your odds of success. Make the right decisions at the right time using market indicators, including: • VIX • Stochastics • Volume • Moving Averages • MACD • New High–New Low • Arms Index • Advance-Decline Line • RSI • Bollinger Bands • Put/Call Ratios • Breadth • Momentum • Sentiment Surveys • Prices • Trends • Economics Plus, professional traders reveal how they apply their favorite indicators! Gerald Appel Richard Arms Bernard Baumohl John Bollinger Thomas DeMark Dr. Alexander Elder Ken Fisher Fred Hickey William J. O'Neil Linda Raschke Brett Steenbarger Dr. Van Tharp Larry Williams And others...

The Only Options Trading Book You ll Ever Need

The Only Options Trading Book You ll Ever Need Author Russell Allen Stultz
ISBN-10 1945390115
Year 2016-10-31
Pages 798
Language en
Publisher Waterside Productions, Incorporated
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Learn by stepping from options basics to advanced option strategies in this learn-by-doing tutorial and handy options strategy reference. Tested by readers who owned several options books but were never confident enough to trade, this book got them started. The series of hands-on options trading activities explain how each of thirty-one option strategies work. Each activity guides readers through trade analysis, setup, entry, trade management, and possible outcomes. And each includes clarifying illustrations. Simply knowing how an option strategy works is not enough to enter a complex and often unpredictable market, because behind every option trade is an underlying stock, ETF, financial index, or future. Like all successful option traders, you must understand the underlying market environment, chart analysis, trading tools, essential trading rules, and risk management techniques. There's also equipment, connectivity, online trading platforms, backup, watch lists, and price charts to consider. This book covers all of these topics and much more. Hence, it is "the only options book you'll ever need."

Options Trading 101

Options Trading 101 Author Bill Johnson
ISBN-10 1600372376
Year 2007-10-01
Pages 472
Language en
Publisher Morgan James Publishing
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A complete introductory guide for investors and traders who want to understand the world of options, this comprehensive book explores the most fundamental concepts of options trading as well as providing practical applications.

Idiot s Guides Options Trading

Idiot s Guides  Options Trading Author Ann Logue
ISBN-10 9781615648818
Year 2016-09-13
Pages 320
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Even for the experienced trader, options trading can be a risky and intimidating investment strategy. However, with the right strategies and approach, it can be an exciting investment option that can pay serious dividends. Through logical, step-by-step guidance Idiot's Guides: Options Trading gives you the tools you need to reduce risk, while boosting the odds for success with these volatile and unpredictable investments. You will learn about all of the common types of options including index, ETF, and equity options, and then move into newer strategies including binary options and the new 20-minute options. Idiot's Guides: Options Trading will help you decide how to choose the approach that fits your investment strategies, how to weigh option costs and benefits, understand options contracts, use technical analysis to evaluate opportunities, and how to minimize risk while building a strategy that maximizes gains while protecting against market fluctuations.