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Trading Options for Dummies (For Dummies)

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Thinking of trading options, but not sure where to start? Trading Options For Dummies starts you from the beginning with clear, step-by-step advice on how to use top option strategies to reduce your risk while boosting your income and enlarging your retirement portfolio with index, equity, and ETF options.

This plain-English guide explains the common types of options and helps you choose the right ones for your investing needs. You find out how to weigh option costs and benefits, combine options to reduce risk, and build a strategy that allows you to gain no matter what the market may bring. You’ll learn the basics of market and sector analysis and what to look for when trying out a new option strategy. You’ll also find what you need to know about options contract specifications and mechanics. Discover how to:

  • Understand option contracts and orders
  • Determine and manage your risk
  • Guard your assets using options
  • Trade options on securities exchanges
  • Protect your rights and satisfy your contract obligations
  • Target sectors using technical analysis
  • Minimize potential losses and optimize rewards
  • Map out your plan of attack
  • Limit your downside when trading the trend
  • Combine options to limit your position risk
  • Benefit from exchange traded funds
  • Key in on volatility for trading opportunities
  • Capitalize on sideways movements

Trading options is serious business. Trading Options For Dummies gives you the expert help you need to succeed.

Synopsis:

Features top option strategies that reduce your risk

Navigate options markets and bring in the profits

Thinking about trading options? This plain-English guide explains the common types of options and helps you choose the right ones for your investing needs. You'll see how to weigh option costs and benefits, combine options to reduce risk, and build a strategy that allows you to gain no matter the market conditions.

Discover how to:

  • Understand option contracts and orders

  • Know and manage your risk

  • Use technical analysis

  • Guard your assets with options

  • Minimize potential losses

Synopsis:

Trading Options For Dummies,is for those investors who are curious about this exciting and popular form of investing.

About the Author

George Fontanills is the founder of Optionetics, which provides investment education services and tools for trading in today's markets.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Getting Started.

Chapter 1: Options Trading and Investing.

Chapter 2: Introducing Options.

Chapter 3: Trading Places: Options for Stocks.

Chapter 4: Option Risks and Rewards.

Part II: Evaluating Markets, Sectors, and Strategies.

Chapter 5: Tapping Into the Market’s Mood.

Chapter 6: Targeting Sectors with Technical Analysis.

Chapter 7: Kicking the Wheels of a New Strategy.

Chapter 8: Mapping Out Your Plan of Attack.

Part III: What Every Trader Needs to Know About Options.

Chapter 9: Getting a Handle on Option Styles.

Chapter 10: Guarding Your Assets with Options.

Chapter 11: Limiting Your Downside When Trading the Trend.

Chapter 12: Combining Options to Limit Your Position Risk.

Chapter 13: Benefiting from Exchange-Traded Funds.

Part IV: Advanced Strategies for Option Traders.

Chapter 14: Profiting Without a Market Outlook.

Chapter 15: Keying In on Volatility for Trading Opportunities.

Chapter 16: Capitalizing When Markets Move Sideways.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Top Option Strategies.

Chapter 18: Ten Do’s and Don’ts in Options Trading.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470241769
Author:
Fontanills, George
Publisher:
For Dummies
Manufactured:
Consumer Dummies
Author:
Consumer Dummies
Author:
Fontanills, George A.
Subject:
Insurance - Risk Assessment & Management
Subject:
Investments & Securities - Options
Subject:
Insurance - Risk Management
Subject:
Futures, Options, Trading, Stocks, Bonds, Markets, Stock Market, Investing, Charting, traders, investors, Securities, Contracts, Futures Industry, Optionetics
Subject:
Options
Subject:
Trading
Subject:
Stocks
Subject:
Bonds
Subject:
Markets
Subject:
Stock market
Subject:
Investing.
Subject:
Charting
Subject:
Traders
Subject:
Investors
Subject:
Securities
Subject:
Contracts
Subject:
Futures Industry
Subject:
Optionetics
Subject:
Investments
Subject:
Options (finance)
Subject:
Business & Management Special Topics
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies
Publication Date:
March 2008
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.26x7.40x.81 in. 1.25 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Features top option strategies that reduce your risk

Navigate options markets and bring in the profits

Thinking about trading options? This plain-English guide explains the common types of options and helps you choose the right ones for your investing needs. You'll see how to weigh option costs and benefits, combine options to reduce risk, and build a strategy that allows you to gain no matter the market conditions.

Discover how to:

  • Understand option contracts and orders

  • Know and manage your risk

  • Use technical analysis

  • Guard your assets with options

  • Minimize potential losses

"Synopsis" by , Trading Options For Dummies,is for those investors who are curious about this exciting and popular form of investing.
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