McMillan on Options

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Wiley, Oct 21, 1996 - Business & Economics - 592 pages
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Acclaim for the definitive guide to options trading--by the nation's top options expert
"In Options As a Strategic Investment, Lawrence G. McMillan demonstrated that he was without peer as an options strategist and educator. McMillan on Options is an outstanding sequel whose 'take-home value' for the reader goes beyond education to include a number of practical option trading approaches and techniques."--Bernard G. Schaeffer, FCAS
President, Investment Research Institute, Inc.
"Lawrence G. McMillan is an options guru par excellence. He tracks increased options volume, which often indicates a big move in the underlying stocks. Absolutely must reading for all day traders."--Yale Hirsch
1997 Stock Trader's Almanac
"Without a doubt the best options book currently available. McMillan on Options is a must-read for anyone professionally or individually interested in options."--Thomas J. Dorsey President, Dorsey Wright & Associates McMILLAN ON OPTIONS is savvy, streetwise, and always ahead of the investment curve. That's why results-hungry options traders, institutional investors, and portfolio managers made his Options As a Strategic Investment a bestseller. Now, Lawrence G. McMillan, the country's top options expert, has written his definitive guide on options trading strategies.
With revealing insights on the predictive power of options, trading systems, and strategies, both short- and long-term investors will appreciate McMillan's in-depth coverage of:
* stock, index, and futures options
* a wide range of strategies--and how they can help you make money
* numerous case studies, figures, and examples that illustrate key concepts and ideas
* the methodology of trading, from order entry to data sources
* the integration of theoretical issues with practical applications of techniques, strategies, and trading methods
* Illuminated by the author's personal options philosophy, McMillan on Options is the most up-to-date, innovative, and complete option strategy resource available.

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Contents

Option History Definitions and Terms
1
An Overview of Option Strategies
43
The Versatile Option
103
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

LAWRENCE G. McMILLAN is the President of McMillan Analysis Corporation. He authors "Daily Volume Alerts," a unique daily fax service, which selects short-term stock trades by looking for unusual increases in equity option volume. He also edits and publishes The Option Strategist, a derivative products newsletter covering equity, index, and futures options. He has spoken on options strategies at many seminars and colloquiums in the United States, Canada, and Europe. In addition, he trades his own account actively in the options markets. He was formerly Senior Vice President in charge of the Equity Arbitrage Department at Thomson McKinnon Securities, Inc. Mr. McMillan currently resides in Randolph, New Jersey.

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