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

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A comprehensive study companion to The Options Course, Second Edition
In The Options Course Workbook, Second Edition, George Fontanills offers a wealth of practical exercises that will help further the readers' understanding of options, as well as test and apply what they've learned before they take their first step into the real markets-where time and money are luxuries they cannot afford to lose. This hands-on companion to The Options Course, Second Edition includes a complete answer key and covers a wide range of options issues.
George A. Fontanills (Miami, FL) is the President Emeritus of Optionetics, the world leader in Options Education, with offices around the world specializing in teaching high-profit, low-risk, low-stress option trading strategies ( George also runs a hedge fund and money management company. He has written many books, including Trade Options Online (0-471-35938-6), The Volatility Course (0-471-39816-0), The Volatility Course Workbook (0-471-39817-9), and The Stock Market Course (0-471-39315-0)

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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
  • Sales rank: 1,402,052
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Meet the Author

GEORGE A. FONTANILLS, who received his MBA from the prestigious Harvard Business School, is the cofounder and President Emeritus of Optionetics, 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. A retired hedge fund manager, he has written and cowritten many books on trading, including Trade Options Online, The Stock Market Course, and The Volatility Course, all published by Wiley.

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Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: Options Trading: A Primer.

CHAPTER 2: The Big Picture.

CHAPTER 3: Option Basics.

CHAPTER 4: Basic Trading Strategies.

CHAPTER 5: Introducing Vertical Spreads.

CHAPTER 6: Demystifying Delta.

CHAPTER 7: The Other Greeks.

CHAPTER 8: Straddles, Strangles, and Synthetics.

CHAPTER 9: Advanced Delta Neutral Strategies.

CHAPTER 10: Trading Techniques for Range-Bound Markets.

CHAPTER 11: Increasing Your Profits with Adjustments.

CHAPTER 12: Choosing the Right Broker.

CHAPTER 13: Processing Your Trade.

CHAPTER 14: Margin and Risk.

CHAPTER 15: A Short Course in Economic Analyses.

CHAPTER 16: Mastering the Market.

CHAPTER 17: How to Spot Explosive Opportunities.

CHAPTER 18: Tools of the Trade.

CHAPTER 19: Final Summary.

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