LEAPS Trading Strategies: Powerful Techniques for Options Trading Success
Investors are increasingly turning to LEAPS to combine the advantages of options investing with the benefits and security a longer timeframe offers. Now, the popular Options Industry Council instructor Marty Kearney of the Chicago Board Options Exchange walks you through the inner workings of LEAPS (Long-Term Equity AnticiPation Securities), outlining key strategies for incorporating this powerful tool
into your overall investment strategy.
With a comprehensive online support manual, Kearney’s hands-on presentation focuses on a full range of methods for using LEAPS to reach your investment goals. You’ll learn to use LEAPS as a substitute for stock ownership, for beefing up your portfolio’s profit picture, and for simultaneously reducing your overall cash outlay. Kearney goes on to detail a variety of advanced strategies for using LEAPS for everything from producing added monthly income and insuring your portfolio against
market pullbacks, to managing year-end tax consequences and establishing security positions with little risk. Viewers get an invaluable set of strategic lessons for mastering the most effective, most current LEAPS trading techniques.
Benefit from Kearney’s expertise and insight as he helps you …
- Identify the key elements involved in determining LEAPS prices.
- Understand the confusing nature of LEAPS symbols & expiration cycles.
- Deal with time decay - the key to profiting on your options trades.
- Recognize the advantages of LEAPS over short-term options.
- Protect your long positions by “marrying” them to LEAPS puts.
- Use LEAPS to protectively “collar” stock positions at zero cost.
Whether viewed as a stand-alone workshop or a companion to Kearney’s bestselling book, Understanding Leaps, this in-depth presentation puts LEAPS investing firmly within the grasp of every active investor.
Marty Kearney is a popular senior instructor with the Options Institute, the educational arm of the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He has helped brokers develop new business with conservative option strategy such as covered-writing and portfolio hedging, and trained brokerage firms' compliance department staff. Kearney has also been a regular contributor to many news services including Reuters, Group W, The CBS Radio Network, Derivatives Week, Barron's, Fortune, Ticker Magazine, SFO Magazine, CNBC, Bloomberg, NPR, and others.