KENNEDY MITCHELL is President of Triumvirate Capital Management, one of the first funds to use single stock futures. Mr. Mitchell has worked in the investment management business for over ten years-first with Gruntal Co., where he was featured in Barron's in 1993 for his trading strategies utilizing the VIX volatility index. Since then, he has served in various capacities with Prudential Securities, Coast Capital Management, and Meridian Investment Management. He has also been a regular contributor, along with John Murphy, to stockcharts.com, providing commentary and technical analysis on the global financial markets.
Single Stock Futures: An Investor's Guideby Kennedy Mitchell
With the ban on trading single stock futures (SSF) lifted, this innovative new financial product has the potential to transform the landscape of securities trading in the United States. Many within the financial community agree that this hybrid of the equity and futures worlds will become the most important derivative introduced since the equity option. Although… See more details below
With the ban on trading single stock futures (SSF) lifted, this innovative new financial product has the potential to transform the landscape of securities trading in the United States. Many within the financial community agree that this hybrid of the equity and futures worlds will become the most important derivative introduced since the equity option. Although single stock futures may be a relatively new phenomenon in the United States, this instrument has been successfully traded for years in various overseas marketsleaving you, the individual and professional investor, to play catch-up. Single Stock Futures: An Investor’s Guide will quickly bring you up to speed on this unique investment vehicle and show you how to get the most out of it.
As one of the first professional investors to launch a single stock futures fund, author Kennedy Mitchell has both the knowledge and experience to introduce you to single stock futures, explain how they function, and demonstrate the various ways they can be traded. Single Stock Futures: An Investor’s Guide clearly illustrates how investorsboth individual and professionalcan utilize single stock futures independently or as an application to add new dimensions to an investment portfolio.
After providing a general understanding of single stock futures, this comprehensive guide gets down to the specifics with discussions of:
- The exchanges for single stock futuresOneChicago, NQLX, ISLAND, and AMEX
- Speculating and hedging with single stock futures
- The tax considerations of using single stock futures
- The analysis of single stock futurestechnical analysis, fundamental analysis, a combination of both
- Proven trading strategiesfrom outright purchases to buy-write and pairs trading
- Arbitrage principals, margins, and much more
Filled with expert insight, detailed charts, and real-world examples that bring each point to life, Single Stock Futures: An Investor’s Guide skillfully reveals how you can profit from the unprecedented combination of accessibility and leverage found in single stock futures. To help professional participants in the single stock futures marketplace pass the security futures proficiency test, there is even a chapter that reviews relevant material as well as two complete glossary sections.
Whether you’re an aggressive trader seeking profits, a professional investor looking to mitigate risk, or somewhere in between, single stock futures can help you succeed. Find out how with Single Stock Futures: An Investor’s Guide.
Meet the Author
More from this Author
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >