Find out how any investor can use options to lock in fast trading profits - and decrease portfolio risk. Options are today's most complex, versatile investment tool. Ignored by investors who see them as an aggressive, no-limits trading gambit - which they definitely can be - options can, in addition, provide conservative investors with risk-hedging qualities available nowhere else. One thing is certain: all investors who trade options, regardless of their goals and strategies, quickly learn that the leverage provided by options opens the door to a world of innovative, profitable trading possibilities."Fundamentals of the Options Market" is a step-by-step guidebook for gaining increased trading profits - while protecting against market downturns - by using listed stock options, index options, and LEAPS.
Plain-English analyses and explanations combine with quizzes, checklists, charts, graphs, and more to reveal: how to open an options account, map out your strategy, and place your first trade; trading tools - from synthetics to Greeks - for protecting positions and exploiting any market; and, tips of the trade - how to remain focused, keep control of risks, and manage your options position.From hands-on basics to advanced technical skills, "Fundamentals of the Stock Market" will provide everything you need to profit from options in today's volatile markets. Let this hands-on book - along with its companion fundamentals of investing guides - help you build the skills and confidence for options trading success ...before you risk money in the no-room-for-error waters of real-time trading! Hone your trading skills with McGraw-Hill's "Fundamentals of Investing" series! Other titles include: "Fundamentals of the Stock Market" by O'Neill Wyss "Fundamentals of the Futures Market" by Donna Kline "Fundamentals of the Bond Market" by Esme Faerber.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Options. Chapter 2: Characteristics of Stock Options. Chapter 3: Building Blocks. Chapter 4: Pricing Options. Chapter 5: Option Volatility. Chapter 6: Introduction to Synthetics. Chapter 7: The Greeks. Chapter 8: Position Trading. Chapter 9: Option Strategies. Chapter 10: Market Making. Chapter 11: The Marketplace. Chapter 12: Getting Started.
Series: Fundamentals of Investing
Number Of Pages: 340
Published: 19th December 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.8 x 21.5
Weight (kg): 0.97
Edition Number: 1