Options Made Simple : A Beginner's Guide to Trading Options for Success

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-12-27
  • Publisher: Wrightbooks
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The sixth book in the Wrightbooks Made Simple series, Options Made Simple is an uncomplicated guide to tradingoptions for beginners. This book outlines some simple, easy to understand strategies anyone can use to start tradingoptions. The book will be a succinct paperback with lower price point, and provide the perfect first step into tradingoptions. An option is a binding contract that gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset ata specific price on or before a certain date ?C it has strictly defined terms and properties. Options are very versatile and allow you to change your position according to the situation ?C they can be speculative orconservative depending on your trading strategy, but the risk can be mitigated by having a firm basic understanding. The Made Simple series is the perfect vehicle for this content as readers are taken step?\by?\step through everything theyneed to know about trading options ?C including what can go wrong! ?C and can work out which strategies they are mostcomfortable with.

Author Biography

Jacquellne Clarke is a qualified accountant and a trader of shares and derivatives. Together with Davin, Jacqueline manages their extensive trading business as their primary source of income. Davin Clarke is a well-known and high successful private trader. He is a popular and sought-after speaker and featured in several books, including. The Wiley Trading Guide and 20 Most Common Trading Mistake and How You Can Avoid Them. He co-authored Trading Plans Made Simple with Jacqueline Clarke.

Table of Contents

About the authorsp. vii
What are options?p. 1
Advantages and risksp. 15
Types of optionsp. 29
Option pricingp. 45
The mechanics: how to buy, sell and exercise optionsp. 67
Buying options: the scenariosp. 79
Selling options: the scenariosp. 97
Choosing your option strategyp. 115
Strategies for buying call optionsp. 123
Strategies for buying put optionsp. 137
Strategies for selling covered call optionsp. 155
Strategies for selling naked call optionsp. 175
Strategies for selling put optionsp. 189
Advanced strategies: using multiple option spreadsp. 201
Advanced strategies: straddles and stranglesp. 221
Appendixp. 233
Glossaryp. 237
Indexp. 241
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