Advanced Options Trading: Approaches, Tools, and Techniques for Professionals Traders

Hardcover | November 12, 2009

byKevin Kraus

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As an active trader in today’s market,you are faced with unprecedented challenges. Dramaticprice swings in equity, debt, and currency havemade it tougher than ever to manage and trade risk.But with great risk, of course, comes great opportunity—and Advanced Options Trading delivers adetailed system for successfully trading options in ahighly volatile and unpredictable global market.

Noted options educator and owner of his ownbrokerage house, Kevin M. Kraus explains the bestpractices for using options to capture premium,reduce equity purchase prices, manage the costs ofbuying options, and control portfolio risk—criticalskills for finding steady profits in our ever-shiftingeconomic landscape. He offers a close examinationof the nature of volatility and what it means forinvestors, whether they’re just getting started orare veterans of the options market.

Advanced Options Trading covers:

  • The critical nature of forward-lookingimplied volatility
  • Ways to level the volatility playingfield with options
  • Techniques for adding value to aportfolio while managing risk
  • The functions of price hedging—and how to do it effectively
  • Interest rate options and whichfactors drive debt markets
  • Options analysis techniques

    Options are among the most valuable tools forhedging and risk management, and they alsofunction as profitable investment vehicles, allowingyou to make bearish trades through radicalmarket shifts.

    Advanced Options Trading provides a solid foundationon the options market, along with the necessaryskills for trading and managing risk in today’s constantlyexpanding and contracting market.

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As an active trader in today’s market,you are faced with unprecedented challenges. Dramaticprice swings in equity, debt, and currency havemade it tougher than ever to manage and trade risk.But with great risk, of course, comes great opportunity—and Advanced Options Trading delivers adetailed system for successfully trading options in a...

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Consistently profit in unpredictablemarkets with this proven trading technique!Performed with skill and smarts, options trading is the ideal strategy for profiting in anyeconomy. Advanced Options Trading provides everything you need to ensure you make all theright moves in this complex but lucrative market.Options master Kevin M. Kraus...

Kevin M. Kraus is the president of Ember Financial, an online and retail service brokerage firm that offers 24-hour online access, market education, and support. He is the creator of Kevin Kraus’s Option Tutor Course and author of the book How to Start Trading Options. Kevin has more than 20 years of experience in inv...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 9.3 × 6.4 × 0.97 inPublished:November 12, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. The New Market
2. The New Role of Options
3. Buying Options
4. Selling Options
5. Option Spreads
6. Options and Volatility
7. Pricing Options
8. Portfolio Management with Options
9. LEAPS
10. Hedging Using Options
11. Interest Rate, Index, and ETF Options
12. Options and Analysis