The Options Course Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises and Tests to Help You Master the Options Course / Edition 2

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In the fully updated Second Edition of The Options Course, successful options trader and acclaimed options trading instructor, George Fontanills, offers you an improved and expanded look at trading stocks and options.

Now, in The Options Course Workbook, Fontanills offers a wealth of practical learning exercises to help further your understanding of stocks and options, as well as test and apply what you've learned before you take your first step into the real markets-where time and money is a luxury you can't afford to lose.

This hands-on companion to The Options Course, Second Edition includes a complete answer key and covers a wide range of stocks and options issues including: Basic trading strategies, Risk and margin, Delta neutral trading, Trading techniques for directional and range-bound markets, And much more

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What People Are Saying

Jon Najarian
I have lectured with George at numerous investment conferences. I've seen these audiences captivated and enthralled by George's ability to translate complicated financial concepts down to a basic level. Miraculously, this book brings that same magic to print. I heartily recommend The Options Course to anyone that wants to get serious about managing their own money. (Jon Najarian, President, Mercury Trading, Inc.; Money Manager, PTI Capital Management; syndicated radio personality)
Bill Williams
I have known and followed George's work and contributions to this industry for years. In my opinion, if you want to learn the ins and outs of options, this is the man to consult. He has unselfishly helped thousands of others and could probably do the same for you. (Bill Williams, Ph.D., C.T.A., author, Trading Chaos: Applying Expert Techniques to Maximize Your Profits)
Joe Tapias
I believe that the cornerstone of everyone's success lies in the quality of their education and steadfast implementation of that knowledge. George Fontanills provides that quality education to those who are willing to learn, and a simple yet powerful method for trading options. (Joe Tapias, President, Trade Center, Inc.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471694212
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/28/2005
  • Series: Wiley Trading Series , #233
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Options Trading: A Primer 1
Chapter 2 The Big Picture 9
Chapter 3 Option Basics 31
Chapter 4 Basic Trading Strategies 53
Chapter 5 Introducing Vertical Spreads 67
Chapter 6 Demystifying Delta 79
Chapter 7 The Other Greeks 87
Chapter 8 Straddles, Strangles, and Synthetics 100
Chapter 9 Advanced Delta Neutral Strategies 116
Chapter 10 Trading Techniques for Range-Bound Markets 129
Chapter 11 Increasing Your Profits with Adjustments 141
Chapter 12 Choosing the Right Broker 149
Chapter 13 Processing Your Trade 159
Chapter 14 Margin and Risk 170
Chapter 15 A Short Course in Economic Analyses 181
Chapter 16 Mastering the Market 188
Chapter 17 How to Spot Explosive Opportunities 194
Chapter 18 Tools of the Trade 212
Chapter 19 Final Summary 218
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