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All about Options, 3E The Easy Way to Get Started

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ISBN-10: 0071484795

ISBN-13: 9780071484794

Edition: 3rd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas A. McCafferty

List price: $33.00
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Covers every type of option: equity, futures, index, and ETF Tips to correct errors and bad fills when trading on the Internet All charts, tables, and data completely revised and updated How to use LEAPs to hedge in widely swinging markets Insights and analysis regarding the latest software programs
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Book details

List price: $33.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 1/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.90" wide x 8.80" long x 0.71" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Thomas McCafferty has been in the financial services industry for 30 years, with a focus on futures and options. He has traded proprietary accounts for Securities Corporation of Iowa, and was recently COO of Marketwise Securities. He has written several books as well as numerous articles for industry journals.

Foreword : some sound advice from an options floor trader!
Preface : what you need to know to trade in the twenty-first century : the perfect world for the options player!
Understanding the basics, particularly the value and risks associated with stock options and options-on-futures trading
Learning the basic option trading strategies (and uses) to solidify objectives
A few more uses for options
Forecasting stock and futures price trends
Option price models and volatility - the most important consideration for serious option traders
Developing trading and money management plans
What you need to do to implement your trading plan
What a difference the computerization of the securities industry has made
Selecting the brokerage firm that's right for you
Knowing a little about federal regulations can sometimes smooth rough waters
The single biggest mistake new traders make - plus a few other common ones! (and, of course, how to avoid them)
Getting started or the secrets to successful options trading
Tom's trading rules to live and trade by