The Alpha Hunter: Profiting from Option LEAPS [NOOK Book]

Overview

Discover how elite investors bring in triple-digit returns!



With The Alpha Hunter, readers will learn how to manage the ?four winds? of the stock market: bubbles, currency, economic contraction, and economic growth. Blending technical skill with a deep understanding of the fundamentals, the author provides what readers need to achieve risk-adjusted returns that earn higher than benchmark (alpha), as well as ...

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The Alpha Hunter: Profiting from Option LEAPS

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Overview

Discover how elite investors bring in triple-digit returns!



With The Alpha Hunter, readers will learn how to manage the “four winds” of the stock market: bubbles, currency, economic contraction, and economic growth. Blending technical skill with a deep understanding of the fundamentals, the author provides what readers need to achieve risk-adjusted returns that earn higher than benchmark (alpha), as well as successfully invest in long-term equity anticipation securities (LEAPS). Using the information here, readers will learn how to use option LEAPS as both a stock alternative and a means of diversification.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071713238
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 11/18/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,153,735
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Jason Schwarz is the options strategist for

Lone Peak Asset Management (LPAM), a

registered investment advisory firm located in

Westlake Village, CA. Specializing in option

LEAPS, he played a key role in helping

LPAM’s clients manage their way through the

2008 downturn. His articles have appeared on

the Web sites Seeking Alpha, Yahoo! Finance,

Stock House, and Mac Daily News, and his

expertise has earned him multiple appearances

on the Fox Business News Network and Business

News Network in Canada.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Alpha Hunter
1. The Four Winds of Investing: The Importance of Option Leaps
2. East Wind: Bubbles
3. West Wind: Currency
4. South Wind: Economic Slowdown
5. North Wind: Economic Growth
6. Navigating with Option LEAPS
7. The Perfect LEAP
8. Monitor Option Trades
9. Act Like an Option Hunter
10. Case Study: Apple
11. Case Study: Financial Crisis 2008
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