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The options workbook : fundamental spread concepts and strategies for investors and traders
Saliba, Anthony J.
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Publication Information:
Chicago, IL : Dearborn Trade, [2001]

Physical Description:
x, 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Format :


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Central Library HG6042 .S25 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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In this primer on listed options (explained in the glossary), a "market wizard" and his staff at International Trading Institute cover the options vernacular, building blocks of options, directional and nondirectional strategies, volatility spreads, and evolution of the technology used by 21st century traders. Includes chapter exercises, a final exam, an interview with Saliba, favorite options trading Web sites, and a profit and loss worksheet. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
1. Basic Concepts: Options Vernacularp. 1
2. The Building Blocks of Options: Introduction to Calls and Putsp. 25
3. Synthetic Relationshipsp. 63
4. Directional Strategies: Vertical Spreadsp. 81
5. Nondirection Dependent Strategies: Straddles and Stranglesp. 101
6. Strategies for Directionless Markets: Butterflies, Condors, Iron Butterfliesp. 117
7. Volatility Spreads: Ratio Spreads and Back Spreadsp. 137
8. The 21st Century Trader: Current Technology and Its Evolutionp. 153
Appendix A Final Examinationp. 171
Appendix B A Word with Tony Salibap. 187
Appendix C Contributor Profilesp. 191
Appendix D Saliba's Top Four Sites for Options Trading and Trading Toolsp. 195
Appendix E Option Strategies: Profit and Loss Snapshotsp. 205
Indexp. 217

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