Author: Michael S.Williams
Michael S. Williams is president and CEO of Market Compass, LLC, which specializes in financial education for investors and traders online, via the Internet, and through the PCX Institute. Williams has been an options market maker on the Pacific Exchange (PCX) for nearly a decade. He is a frequent speaker at conferences around the country including the TSAA annual conference, the Options Industry Council seminars, and The Money Show.
Amy S. Hoffman is a founder and vice-president of Market Compass, LLC. She has been an options market maker on the Pacific Exchange (PCX) trading for hedge funds and as an independent market maker. Hoffman’s financial career began in 1989 as a compliance officer and in-house trader for a large commodities firm. She is currently an instructor for the PCX Institute and Options Industry Council.
Fundamentals of the Options Market
Options are an investment vehicle that can enhance virtually any investment philosophy. Fundamentals of the Options Market provides a clear, concise picture of this global marketplace. Using examples drawn from contemporary financial news, this completely accessible guidebook describes why and how these versatile tools can be used to hedge risk and enhance return, while explaining popular products including listed stock options, index options, and LEAPS.
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Find Out How Any Investor Can Use Options to Lock in Fast Trading Profitsand Decrease Portfolio Risk
Options are today’s most complex, versatile investment tool. Ignored by investors who see them as an aggressive, no-limits trading gambitwhich they definitely can beoptions can, in addition, provide conservative investors with risk-hedging qualities available nowhere else.
Fundamentals of the Options Market is a step-by-step guidebook for gaining increased trading profitswhile protecting against market downturnsby using listed stock options, index options, and LEAPS. Plain-English analyses and explanations combine with quizzes, checklists, charts, graphs, and more to reveal:
- How to open an options account, map out your strategy, and place your first trade
- Trading toolsfrom synthetics to Greeksfor protecting positions and exploiting any market
- Tips of the TradeHow to remain focused, keep control of risks, and manage your options position
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