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Trade Options Online, 2nd Edition

Trade Options Online, 2nd Edition

George A. Fontanills

ISBN: 978-0-470-44793-2

Mar 2009

448 pages

$25.99

Description

In this fully updated book, options trading innovator George Fontanills arms you with the knowledge and skills youneed to unleash the phenomenal power of your computer to become a successful online options trader. Following a concise review of the basics of online trading--including hardware and software requirements and essential online resources--Fontanills cuts to the chase with step-by-step coverage of proven managed risk option trading strategies. Specifically designed for online traders, these tested off-floor techniques provide you with a sure-fire method for consistently building up your trading account. Drawing upon his years as a leading international options educator, Fontanills makes it easy for you to master online options trading by walking you through a series of hypothetical trades that demonstrate how to compute the maximum risk, maximum profit, breakevens, and exit alternatives for each strategy. Trade Options Online also includes a comprehensive guide to fundamental and technical analysis methodologies, a detailed list of the best financial resources, websites analyzed from the point of view of an online options trader, and a review of the most popular online brokerages. Trade Options Online is your complete guide to earning a living and making a killing as an online options trader.
Acknowledgments.

Introduction: Online Trading in the Twenty-first Century.

Chapter 1 The Options Market Today.

Chapter 2 Online Investing 101.

Chapter 3 Online Trading Resources.

Chapter 4 A Primer for Trading Stocks and Options.

Chapter 5 Basic Option Trading Strategies.

Chapter 6 Vertical Spreads.

Chapter 7 Delta Neutral Strategies.

Chapter 8 Ratio Spreads and Backspreads.

Chapter 9 Sideways Strategies.

Chapter 10 The Futures Market.

Chapter 11 Online Trading from A to Z.

Chapter 12 The Quest for the Ultimate Online Brokerage.

Chapter 13 Order Processing.

Chapter 14 Ready, Set, Engage.

Appendix A Useful Tables, Data, and Strategy Reviews.

Appendix B Market Analysis Terminology.

Appendix C Financial Software Guide.

Appendix D Financial Web Site Guide.

Appendix E Online Brokerage Directory.

Index.