How to Start Trading Options: A Self-Teaching Guide for Teaching Options Profitably

How to Start Trading Options: A Self-Teaching Guide for Teaching Options Profitably

by Kevin Kraus
     
 

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Easy-to-use option strategies to dramatically increase your trading profits while slashing your downside risk

Start Trading Options takes a straightforward approach, using simple and easy language and math to give you just the facts—what options are, how and why they work, and what you need to do to start making them work for you today.

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Easy-to-use option strategies to dramatically increase your trading profits while slashing your downside risk

Start Trading Options takes a straightforward approach, using simple and easy language and math to give you just the facts—what options are, how and why they work, and what you need to do to start making them work for you today.

Written by veteran options trader and trainer Kevin Kraus, Start Trading Options includes:

  • The basics of buying and selling puts and calls, proper order terminology, how to calculate breakeven points, and more
  • Spread strategies and techniques, including vertical, ratio, butterfly, back, credit, and condor spreads, along with long and short strangles and straddles
  • Advanced techniques, including multiple options strategies, calendar spreads, synthetic futures, and option forecasting "on the fly"
  • Risk management strategies, from establishing risk points and placing stop orders to popular hedging methods
  • "Test your Knowledge" sections within each chapter, along with listings of key terms and quizzes at the end of each chapter

Millions of traders and investors use basic, no-nonsense options strategies every day to augment their profits while protecting their portfolios against sudden price drops. Discover what they know and what you need to know to adopt their proven and profitable techniques in Start Trading Options.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071459099
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/30/2005
Series:
Self-Teaching Guide Ser.
Pages:
188
Sales rank:
1,429,428
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.46(d)

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