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Big Money, Less Risk: Trade Options

Big Money, Less Risk: Trade Options

Mark Larson

ISBN: 978-1-118-53883-8

Oct 2012

232 pages

$26.99

Description

Big Money, Less Risk: Trade Options will put the income boosting power of strategies like writing covered calls, selling naked put options, and placing vertical spread trades or iron condors in your hands. Mark Larson has become one of the most sought after trading educators because of his ability to make once elusive investment approaches accessible to every trader.

Success in the stock market is determined by consistently making money every month, not closing your eyes and hoping you can afford to retire. With this book, Larson divulges the secrets to making your money work for you instead of having to work for your money.

Ever dream about making 30% in one month?

Big Money, Less Risk: Trade Options will put the income boosting power of strategies like writing covered calls, selling naked put options, and placing vertical spread trades or iron condors in your hands. Mark Larson has become one of the most sought after trading educators because of his ability to make once elusive investment approaches accessible to every trader.

Success in the stock market is determined by consistently making money every month, not closing your eyes and hoping you can afford to retire. With this book, Larson divulges the secrets to making your money work for you instead of having to work for your money.

Inside you'll learn:

  • How to repeatedly make money when the market goes up or down.
  • Investment strategies that allow for huge returns with the use of very little money.
  • How to purchase good stocks at discount prices.
  • How to make significant returns even if you are wrong on the trade.

Larson will alo cover the importance of option pricing, implied volatility, the Greeks such as delta, theta, and gamma, and the probability of your option expiring profitable. Most important, you will get, in plain English, some of his favorite technical indicators and the key to how they will form the basis of your options trading success.

Foreword  vii

Preface  ix

Acknowledgement  xiii

Introduction  xv

Chapter One: Pointing the Way with Technical Indicators  1

Chapter Two: An Introduction to Options  47

Chapter Three: It’s All Greek To You: Understanding

Delta, Gamma, and Theta  87

Chapter Four: Making The Call: Buying Call Options  101

Chapter Five: You Have It Covered: Covered Calls  129

Chapter Six: Put It Down: Buying Put Options  141

Chapter Seven: Passing It On: Selling Puts  151

Big Money, Less Risk: Trade Options

Chapter Eight: Spreading the Wealth: Vertical Bull Put Spreads  165

Chapter Nine: What’s the Spread: Vertical Bear Call Spreads  183

Chapter Ten: Taking Flight with Iron Condors  199

Conclusion  217

Appendix A: Advanced Order Feature on thinkorswim.com  219

Appendix B: Protect Your Assets  221

Glossary  223

Recommended Reading  229