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Option Strategies: Profit-Making Techniques for Stock, Stock Index, and Commodity Options, 3rd Edition

Option Strategies: Profit-Making Techniques for Stock, Stock Index, and Commodity Options, 3rd Edition

Courtney Smith

ISBN: 978-0-470-37047-6 October 2008 448 Pages

 E-Book

$52.99

Description

Updated and revised to include a decade of growth in the scope and complexity of options, Options Strategies: Profit-Making Techniques for Stock, Stock Index, and Commodity Options, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive guide to options trading strategies written in clear, non-technical language. In addition to insight into options issues like carrying changes, strike prices, commissions, interest rates, and break-even points, new chapters show how to predict the direction of implied volatility. Accessible examples, charts, and graphs will help you obtain the information you need to succeed in the high-risk, high-profit world of options.
Preface.

Chapter 1. Introduction.

Part One. Why And How Option Prices Move.

Chapter 2. The Fundamentals Of Options.

Chapter 3. The Basics Of Option Price Movements.

Chapter 4. Advanced Option Price Movements.

Chapter 5. Volatility.

Part Two. Option Strategies.

Chapter 6. Selecting A Strategy.

Chapter 7. Buy A Call.

Chapter 8. Buy A Put.

Chapter 9. Naked Call Writing.

Chapter 10. Covered Call Writing.

Chapter 11. Ratio Covered Call Writing.

Chapter 12. Naked Put Writing.

Chapter 13. Covered Put Writing.

Chapter 14. Ratio Covered Put Writing.

Chapter 15. Bull Spreads.

Chapter 16. Bear Spreads.

Chapter 17. Butterfly Spreads.

Chapter 18. Calendar Spreads.

Chapter 19. Ratio Spreads.

Chapter 20. Ratio Calendar Spreads.

Chapter 21. Straddles And Strangles.

Chapter 22. Synthetic Calls And Puts.

Chapter 23. Synthetic Longs And Shorts.

Chapter 24. How To Make Money Trading Options.

Index.

About The Author.

For More Information.