Options Made Easy: Your Guide to Profitable Trading

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Pearson Education, Jul 18, 2005 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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In Options Made Easy, Second Edition, Guy Cohen clearly explains everything you need to know about options in plain English so that you can start trading fast and make consistent profits in any market, bull or bear!

Simply and clearly, the author reveals secrets of options trading that were formerly limited to elite professionals–and exposes the dangerous myths that keep investors from profiting.

As you set out on your options journey, you'll learn interactively through real-life examples, anecdotes, case studies, and pictures. Guy Cohen is your friendly expert guide, helping you pick the right stocks, learn the right strategies, create the trading plans that work, and master the psychology of the winning trader.

  • Master all the essentials–and put them to work

    Options demystified so that you can get past the fear and start profiting!

  • Learn the safest ways to trade options

    Identify high-probability trades that lead to consistent profits

  • Design a winning Trading Plan–and stick to it

    Understand your risk profile and discover exactly when to enter and exit your trades

  • Choose the right stocks for maximum profit

    Screen for your best opportunities–stocks that are moving–or are about to move

  • Discover the optimum strategies for you

    Match your trading strategies to your personal investment goals

  • No bull! The realities and myths of the markets

    What you must know about fundamental and technical analysis


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Good basics and strategies but misses some things

User Review  - ttc7 - Overstock.com

I was looking for a very basic book to start trading options contracts. This provides some of that but skims over some extremely basic but vitalnecessities like the differences between selling to open and selling to close. It really depends on what level youre looking for. Read full review


The Basics of Fundamental Analysis
The Basics of Technical Analysis
Two Popular Strategies and How to Improve Them
An Introduction to the Greeks
Two Basic Volatility Strategies
Two Basic Sideways Strategies
Trading and Investing Psychology
Putting It All TogetherA Call to Action

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About the author (2005)

Guy Cohen is the author of the best-selling trading books: Options Made Easy and The Bible of Options Strategies. He has extensive experience in the options and stock markets and his clients include NYSE Euronext, the largest stock exchange in the world. Guy is also the creator of trading products Flag-Trader, OptionEasy, and Illuminati-Trader. Specializing in trading applications Guy has developed comprehensive trading and training models, all expressly designed for maximum user-friendliness. An entertaining speaker, Guy has an MBA (Finance) from City University Cass Business School, London.

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