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.

Stock Options

Stock Options Author Harsimran Singh, Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9781427638632
Year 2010-02-03
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Dr Singh Books Inc
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How To Pick Up The Best Stocks - 4 Simple Rules! How To Buy Stocks At 1/2 The Current Price or Lower! How To Get Paid While Waiting To Buy Stocks At 1/2 Price! How To Make Money If The Stocks Don't Move Much Either Way! How To Make Money Whether Stocks Go Up Or Down!

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

Option Trading in Your Spare Time

Option Trading in Your Spare Time Author Wendy Kirkland
ISBN-10 9781402247613
Year 2009-07-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Sourcebooks, Inc.
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This book, geared specifically toward women, describes how to be a successful option trader, even if you hold down a full-time job or are a full-time stay-at-home mom. While option trading is definitely not a risk-free method of investment, for women who have a few hundred extra dollars that they want to use to break into investing, option trading can be a lucrative way to make money. This book explains what everything means and how to be an option trader in easy-to-understand, step-by-step ways that makes it great for the beginner or the more advanced investor. It is primarily focused on trading online and tells you what you need to know to better your chances of being successful.

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."

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

Options as a Strategic Investment

Options as a Strategic Investment Author Lawrence G. McMillan
ISBN-10 0735204659
Year 2012
Pages 1048
Language en
Publisher
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The market in listed options and non-equity option products provides investors and traders with a wealth of new, strategic opportunities for managing their investments. This updated and revised Fifth Edition of the bestselling Options as a Strategic Investment gives you the latest market-tested tools for improving the earnings potential of your portfolio while reducing downside risk—no matter how the market is performing. Inside this revised edition are scores of proven techniques and business-tested tactics for investing in many of the innovative new options products available. You will find: • Buy and sell strategies for Long Term Equity Anticipation Securities (LEAPS) • A thorough analysis of neutral trading, how it works, and various ways it can improve readers' overall profit picture • Detailed guidance for investing in Preferred Equity Redemption Cumulative Stocks (PERCS) and how to hedge them with common and regular options • An extensive overview of futures and futures options Written especially for investors who have some familiarity with the option market, this comprehensive reference also shows you the concepts and applications of various option strategies -- how they work, in which situations, and why; techniques for using index options and futures to protect one's portfolio and improve one's return; and the implications of the tax laws for option writers, including allowable long-term gains and losses. Detailed examples, exhibits, and checklists show you the power of each strategy under carefully described market conditions.

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

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.

Your Options Handbook

Your Options Handbook Author Jared Levy
ISBN-10 9781118041208
Year 2011-03-16
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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A comprehensive yet simplified guide to the complex world of options investing and risk management Before trading derivatives, one needs to understand the secrets and mechanics behind the options market. Your Options Handbook: The Practical Reference and Strategy Guide to Trading Options offers a straightforward, practical explanation of the options marketplace, including its origins, the mechanics of the market, and how to profit from trading options. Walks you through the stock and option markets from a professional's perspective, but uses plain language and simple analogies Discusses different trading strategies based upon whether one's opinion of the market is bullish, bearish, or neutral Details market players, useful tips, and trading psychology, and explains how options are priced Options are a versatile trading instrument that typically cost less and can have lower risk than stocks. They also offer investors a unique edge and lucrative opportunities that are not available to stock only traders. Your Options Handbook helps investors fully understand the options market, allowing them to enter the sector with greater ease.

The Options Edge

The Options Edge Author Michael C. Khouw
ISBN-10 9781119212416
Year 2016-03-07
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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"The options market is the only growing market for broker/dealers. Currently the average daily volume of option trading is about 20 million contracts a day, which is akin to 2 billion shares, making the options market bigger than the equity market. Even with the growth, options are not well understood by the retail investor. This book will make people better investors even if they do not trade listed options by revealing how one can create hidden options at little or no cost as they structure their financial affairs to reduce risk and increase wealth"--