Options Made Simple: A Beginner's Guide to Trading Options for Success

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 7, 2011 - Business & Economics - 288 pages
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The sixth book in the Wrightbooks Made Simple series, Options Made Simple is an uncomplicated guide to trading options for beginners. This book outlines some simple, easy to understand strategies anyone can use to start trading options. The book will be a succinct paperback with lower price point, and provide the perfect first step into trading options.

An option is a binding contract that gives the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy or sell an underlying asset at a specific price on or before a certain date 每 it has strictly defined terms and properties.

Options are very versatile and allow you to change your position according to the situation 每 they can be speculative or conservative depending on your trading strategy, but the risk can be mitigated by having a firm basic understanding.

The Made Simple series is the perfect vehicle for this content as readers are taken step坼by坼step through everything they need to know about trading options 每 including what can go wrong! 每 and can work out which strategies they are most comfortable with.


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Table of Contents
Strategies for selling covered call options
Strategies for selling naked call options
Strategies for selling put options
Advanced strategies using multiple option spreads
Advanced strategies straddles and strangles

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About the author (2011)

Jacqueline Clarke is a qualified accountant and trader of shares and derivatives. Together with Davin, Jacqueline manages their extensive trading business as their primary source of income.

Davin Clarke is a well-known and highly successful private trader. He is a popular and sought]after speaker and has featured in several books, including The Wiley Trading Guide and 20 Most Common Trading Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them.

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