Options Demystified (Paperback)

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Options Demystified (Paperback)


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In good times and bad, you need to know your OPTIONS

Market volatility is at a record high, which has investors running scared. You don't have to be one of them. Whether your goal is to protect your money in a downturn or profit handsomely from an upturn, trading options is the answer.

Options DeMYSTiFieD reveals why today's smartest investors rely on the versatility of the options marketplace--and how you can, too With its quick, snappy explanations and easy-to-understand examples, it provides the knowledge you need to start trading options like a pro in no time. Chapterending quizzes and a final exam round out Options DeMYSTiFieD into a comprehensive self-teaching guide that allows you to learn at your own pace.

This fast and easy guide has everything you need to:

  • Protect your investments from market downturns--even those in your IRA or 401(k)
  • Increase income from stocks you already own
  • Multiply the leverage you have in the market to max out your profits
  • Manage the risk of investing without decreasing profit potential
  • Engage in more complex trading, such as covered calls, spreads, straddles, and hedges

Simple enough for a beginner but challenging enough for an advanced trader, Options DeMYSTiFieD has what you need to build a solid foundation in options trading.

Thomas McCafferty has been in the financial services industry for 30 years, with a focus on futures and options. He has traded proprietary accounts for Securities Corporation of Iowa, and was recently COO of Marketwise Securities. He has written several books as well as numerous articles for industry journals.
Product Details ISBN: 9780071750875
ISBN-10: 0071750878
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: November 29th, 2010
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Demystified