Single Stock Futures

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2002 - Business & Economics - 259 pages
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All about the trading world's hottest new product, from today's leading expert

Already hugely popular in London, and backed by Chicago's largest futures and options exchanges, single stock futures have the potential to be among the biggest in the U.S. marketplace. "Single Stock Futures"--the first book on this exciting financial instrument--explains what single stock futures are, how they work, and how to trade them, providing avid traders with both an introduction and an in-depth education on these hot additions to the futures marketplace.

The influential "Bridge Trader "says single stock futures "could end up becoming the biggest derivative of them all." Readers will find out why, as "Single Stock Futures "reveals: Must-know specifics such as margin requirements and contract specifications Market-tested strategies, including hedging, spread trading, and short selling Advantages of single stock futures--including liquidity and standardized contracts--over outright stock ownership

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Contents

Part H Trading SSFs How Do They Work?
21
Strategic Investing How Do You Trade SSFs?
57
Positioning for Success Can You Succeed?
201
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About the author (2002)

Patrick Lafferty is one of today's leading authorities on single stock futures and an analyst, broker, and commodity trading advisor for the global investment firm Fox Investments, a division of Man Financial. A featured expert with TradingWorks.com, Lafferty has contributed to national publications including The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, and Barron's, appeared on financial networks including Bloomberg and CNBC, and is a regular contributor to several industry magazines.

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