Getting Started In Employee Stock Options

Getting Started In Employee Stock Options

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Getting Started In Employee Stock Options by John Olagues, John F. Summa

An A to Z guide for understanding employee stock options (ESOs).

In Getting Started In Employee Stock Optionsauthors John Olagues and John Summa provide a full understanding of ESOs and demonstrate how to make the most of them. Page by page this author team, a highly experienced options market maker and a professional trader, share essential information that you’re probably not hearing anywhere else. This book contains the keys to managing and hedging ESO opportunities in addition to important tax and valuation guidance appropriate for the highest executives to the non-officer managers and the newly arrived employee.

  • Examines essential ESO issues, including tax consequences, risks, and industry pitfalls
  • Written by an experienced pair of stock option experts
  • Enables employees and executives to make more informed decisions regarding their stock options grants

Written in a straightforward and accessible style, Getting Started In Employee Stock Options will help protect the value of your options, help you avoid costly mistakes, and allow you to take advantage of certain friendly tax rules. Some of the world's foremost authorities on options have endorsed Getting Started inEmployee Stock Options.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470570791
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/14/2010
Series: Getting Started In..... , #81
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 979 KB

About the Author

John Olagues is owner of Truth in Options ( Formerly a member of the Pacific Stock and Options Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange, Olagues cofounded Options Research, the first analytical service to provide theoretical options values to market makers and the general public. For years he was considered one of the leading options market makers in the world, having created many of the trading and hedging strategies used today.

John Summa, PhD, is an author, economist, and founder of In 2001, Summa coauthored the Wiley title, Options on Futures: New Trading Strategies. A former fund manager, he recently launched the ESO educational Web site,

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