Study Guide for Options as a Strategic Investment 5th Edition

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2012-08-07
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
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Author Biography

Lawrence G. McMillan is the president of McMillan Analysis Corporation, and investment advisory firm that he founded in 1991. He currently authors a unique daily advisory service-Daily Volume Alerts-and also edits and publishes The Option Strategist and The Daily Strategist, derivative products newsletters covering equity, index, and futures options. McMillan is the recipient of the Sullivan Award for 2011, awarded by the Options Industry Council in recognition of his contributions to the options industry.

Table of Contents

How to use this study Guidep. vii
Definitionsp. 1
Covered Call Writingp. 9
Call Buyingp. 16
Other Call Buying Strategiesp. 23
Naked Call Writingp. 30
Ratio Call Writingp. 37
Bull Spreads Using Call Optionsp. 44
Bear Spreads Using Call Optionsp. 50
Calendar Spreadsp. 54
The Butterfly Spreadp. 58
Ratio Call Spreadsp. 62
Combining Calendar and Ratio Spreadsp. 66
Reverse Spreadsp. 70
Diagonalizing a Spreadp. 74
Put Option Basicsp. 78
Put Option Buyingp. 84
Put Buying in Conjunction with Common Stock Ownershipp. 89
Buying Puts in Conjunction with Call Purchasesp. 93
The Sale of a Putp. 98
The Sale of a Straddlep. 102
Synthetic Stock Positions Created by Puts and Callsp. 106
Basic Put Spreadsp. 111
Spreads Combining Calls and Putsp. 116
Ratio Spreads Using Putsp. 121
Long-Term Option Strategiesp. 126
Final Examinationp. 133
Final Examination Answersp. 163
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