Volatility Course Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises to Help You Master The Volatility Course (Wiley Trading Series) / Edition 1

Volatility Course Workbook: Step-by-Step Exercises to Help You Master The Volatility Course (Wiley Trading Series) / Edition 1

by George A. Fontanills, Tom Gentile
     
 

In The Volatility Course, renowned trader George Fontanills and his partner Tom Gentile provided stock and options traders with all the information they need to trade volatility-by arming them with an arsenal of different tools to use in any market condition. But to become a successful volatility trader, you have to know how to effectively apply this knowledge and

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Overview

In The Volatility Course, renowned trader George Fontanills and his partner Tom Gentile provided stock and options traders with all the information they need to trade volatility-by arming them with an arsenal of different tools to use in any market condition. But to become a successful volatility trader, you have to know how to effectively apply this knowledge and when to utilize these tools in real-world trading situations.

In The Volatility Course Workbook, Fontanills and Gentile offer a wealth of practical exercises that will help further your understanding of volatility, as well as test and apply what you've learned before you take one step into the real markets-where time and money is a luxury you cannot afford to lose. This hands-on companion to The Volatility Course includes a complete answer key and covers such essentials as implied and historical volatility, VIX and other sentiment indicators, high- and low-volatility trading strategies, volatility skews, and much more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471398172
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/20/2002
Series:
Wiley Trading Series, #174
Edition description:
Workbook
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
153.00(w) x 228.50(h) x 13.00(d)

Table of Contents

QUESTIONS AND EXERCISES.

1. Crisis and Chaos in Financial Markets.

2. Volatility in the Stock Market.

3. Historical Volatility.

4. Trading Historical Volatility.

5. The World of Stock Options.

6. Implied Volatility.

7. VIX and Other Sentiment Indicators.

8. Exploiting Low Volatility.

9. Exploiting High Volatility.

10. Volatility Skews.

SOLUTIONS AND DISCUSSIONS.

1. Crisis and Chaos in Financial Markets.

2. Volatility in the Stock Market.

3. Historical Volatility.

4. Trading Historical Volatility.

5. The World of Stock Options.

6. Implied Volatility.

7. VIX and Other Sentiment Indicators.

8. Exploiting Low Volatility.

9. Exploiting High Volatility.

10. Volatility Skews.

APPENDIX: Paper Trading Templates.

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