Index Trading Course Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises and Tests to Help You Master The Index Trading Course

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An indispensable, hands-on companion to The Index Trading Course

In The Index Trading Course, financial experts George Fontanills and Tom Gentile provide an in-depth look at the tools and techniques used to trade in this profitable market.

Now, in The Index Trading Course Workbook, Fontanills and Gentile offer a wealth of practical exercises that will help further your understanding of index trading, as well as test and apply what you've ...

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Overview

An indispensable, hands-on companion to The Index Trading Course

In The Index Trading Course, financial experts George Fontanills and Tom Gentile provide an in-depth look at the tools and techniques used to trade in this profitable market.

Now, in The Index Trading Course Workbook, Fontanills and Gentile offer a wealth of practical exercises that will help further your understanding of index trading, as well as test and apply what you've learned before you take one step into the real markets-where time and money are luxuries you can't afford to lose. The media assignments found in each chapter are especially useful. They'll help you put the material you've read into action by prompting you to access some of the extensive media tools currently available to all traders-including financial papers, magazines, the Internet, and television.

This hands-on companion to The Index Trading Course also includes a complete answer key for every multiple-choice question and covers a wide range of issues related to this discipline such as:

  • Core stock market indexes along with the sector offerings from a variety of financial entities
  • Actively traded index products, including exchange traded funds (ETFs), index options, and ETF options
  • Options strategies used for different trends and volatility situations
  • Indicators and systems
  • Trade adjustments
  • The art of risk management
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471745983
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/25/2006
  • Series: Wiley Trading Series , #252
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 209
  • Sales rank: 1,436,306
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

GEORGE A. FONTANILLS, who received his MBA from the prestigious Harvard Business School, is a retired hedge fund manager. He is also the founder of Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), the world leader in options education, with offices around the world specializing in teaching high-profit, low-risk, low-stress options trading strategies. Additionally, George's reputation as "the dean of options trading" has led to numerous guest appearances on television and radio shows across the country. He has written and cowritten many books on trading, including Trade Options Online; The Stock Market Course; The Stock Market Course Workbook; The Volatility Course; The Volatility Course Workbook; The Options Course, Second Edition; and The Options Course Workbook, Second Edition, all published by Wiley.

TOM GENTILE is Chief Options Strategist for Optionetics, a money manager, and the founder of Profit Strategies (www.profitstrategies.com), the leader in stock market education. Tom's syndicated radio show has a cult following of listeners from around the world. He is also a contributing writer for numerous publications, including Stocks & Commodities, Fortune, Barron's, and the Wall Street Journal.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Chapter 1. A Look Back.

Chapter 2. The Index Market Today.

Chapter 3. Trading the Market.

Chapter 4. Understanding Options.

Chapter 5. Basic Strategies Using Call Options.

Chapter 6. Basic Strategies Using Put Options.

Chapter 7. Complex and Advanced Strategies.

Chapter 8. Catalysts.

Chapter 9. System Trading.

Chapter 10. Getting an Edge with Indicators.

Chapter 11. Sector Trading.

Chapter 12. Tracking and Trading Volatility.

Chapter 13. Making Adjustments.

Chapter 14. Risk Management.

Chapter 15. Important Index Facts and Strategies.

Chapter 16. Getting Started.

Appendix. Frequently Asked Questions.

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