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An Introduction to Option Trading Success

An Introduction to Option Trading Success

James B. Bittman

ISBN: 978-1-592-80240-1

Aug 2005

Select type: DVD

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Run time: 92 min. Thinking of testing the waters in options, but haven't yet taken the plunge? Eliminate your fears andjump in with the CBOE's top options trainer, James Bittman, as he introduces first-timers and fledgling traders to the exciting options arena. Bittman explains in concise, step-by-step terms exactly how options work, providing clear explanations and examples of the most common-and valuable-option strategies.

This thorough presentation covers all the options basics you need to get started on a successful trading path. You'll discover how to develop a solid options trading plan-and tailor it to your own goals and risk limitations. Traders and longer-term investors alike will find an excellent overview of what it takes to start trading options profitably, including ...

  • 3 key steps to any successful options investment
  • A 2-step plan for using options to buy stock
  • Learning to "think" like an options investor
  • Using options to "invest" - rather than for pure speculation
  • Understanding "delta" and its affect on option pricing
  • Planning ahead: Preparing an exit strategy for every trade
  • The primary principles of time decay
  • The importance of taking a loss when your strategy goes bad

Bittman also reveals the critical "two D's" to options trading success-discipline and decision making. With Bittman's basic strategies, this comprehensive video-and its complete online support materials-your entry into the options market will be far more focused, effective and, ultimately, triumphant.