Two books in one! This trading book contains: Options Trading: A Beginner's Guide to Options Trading - Learn How to Make Money with Stock Options Options Trading: Strategies - Best Options Trading Strategies for High Profit & Reduced Risk Options Trading: A Beginner's Guide to Options Trading What you'll learn in this book: What are stock options? Different types of stock options Different trading strategies Options trading time frames Trading signals and trading signal providers A detailed step-by-step guide to success with options Top five options trading mistakes you should avoid And much, much more! Options Trading: Strategies - Best Options Trading Strategies for High Profit & Reduced Risk What you'll learn in this book: What is a bullish trade and why do we want those trades? Bull call spread Bull put spread Covered call Out-of-the-money covered call Covered call in-the-money Married put Long synthetic Put-call parity What is bearish and why do I want to trade bearish? Covered put Bull ratio spread Put backspread What is a neutral trade? What does non-volatile mean? Call ratio spread Long iron butterfly Short iron butterfly Common mistakes to avoid Option strategy rules, tips and notes Stock repair strategy Winning strategies in the options world And much, much more! This is the ultimate guide for beginner, intermediate, and advanced traders to make a lot of money with options trading. Get this book now! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Shumka. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/064515/bk_acx0_064515_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A step-by-step strategies guide on how to excel at options trading has finally arrived! When it comes to having a little wiggle room in the stock market, options trading can't be beaten. The simple ability to choose whether or not you want to purchase the underlying stock attached to your options can easily lead to success in scenarios that would only lead to failure in the stock market. With that being said, however, in order to maximize your options trading experience, you need to be able to rely on successful strategies you can count on when the going gets tough. If you are looking to take your options trading game to the next level, then Options Trading: Strategies on How to Excel at Options Trading is the audiobook that you have been waiting for. Inside, you will find over a dozen different strategies that can be used regardless of the market conditions or if you are selling or buying - and often both at once. You will find strategies that cover multiple types of spreads, notes for trading indices, the weekly options market, how to minimize an existing bad trade via the stock repair strategy and more. Without a doubt, this audiobook contains everything you need, in order to stop questioning potential trades and start acting in a manner that will ensure you maximize your profits with every trade. After all, time is always of the essence when it comes to making the best trades and Options Trading: How to Excel at Options Trading will get you to the place you need to be to stop second-guessing and start succeeding. No matter what level of risk you prefer or how long you have been in the options market, you will find something useful inside. So, what are you waiting for? The options market is all about choice, and now is the time to choose to stop wasting time on trades that do little more than break even. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Matyas J.. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/096848/bk_acx0_096848_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Learn How to Make Money with Options Trading Today! In this book I'll teach you the basics of options trading, including vocabulary terms, the basic bullish and bearish strategies, the neutral strategies, and the volatile strategies. We'll also discuss margin requirements, spreads, straddles, puts, calls, exit strategies, and entry points. We advise upon risk management and keeping your capital account safe. Furthermore, you'll learn the basics of entering a trade, calculating the maximum profit and the maximum loss, and how to figure the profit from a trade. We'll discuss the brokerage requirements for margin trades. Finally, we will detail information about rescuing a stock to move it to the breakeven point, free trades that incorporate the entry fees in the puts and sells, and tips and strategies from experienced traders willing to share their wisdom. What you'll learn in this book: What are bullish trades, and why do we want those trades? Bull call spread Bull put spread Covered call Out-of-the-money covered call Covered call in the money Married put Long synthetic Put-Call parity What is bearish, and why do I want to trade bearish? Covered put Bull ratio spread Put backspread What is a neutral trade? What does nonvolatile mean? Call ratio spread Long iron butterfly Short iron butterfly Common mistakes to avoid Option strategy rules, tips, and notes Stock repair strategy Winning strategies in the option world And much, much more! This is the ultimate guide for beginner, intermediate, and advanced traders to make a lot of money with options trading. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Shumka. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/064456/bk_acx0_064456_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Analytical Finance is a comprehensive introduction to the financial engineering of equity and interest rate instruments for financial markets. Developed from notes from the author's many years in quantitative risk management and modeling roles, and then for the Financial Engineering course at Mälardalen University, it provides exhaustive coverage of vanilla and exotic mathematical finance applications for trading and risk management, combining rigorous theory with real market application.Coverage includes: - Date arithmetic's, quote types of interest rate instruments - The interbank market and reference rates, including negative rates - Valuation and modeling of IR instruments, bonds, FRN, FRA, forwards, futures, swaps, CDS, caps/floors and others - Bootstrapping and how to create interest rate curves from prices of traded instruments - Risk measures of IR instruments - Option Adjusted Spread and embedded options - The term structure equation, martingale measures and stochastic processes of interest rates, Vasicek, Ho-Lee, Hull-While, CIR - Numerical models, Black-Derman-Toy and forward induction using Arrow-Debreu prices and Newton-Raphson in 2 dimension - The Heath-Jarrow-Morton framework - Forward measures and general option pricing models - Black log-normal and, normal model for derivatives, market models and managing exotics instruments - Pricing before and after the financial crisis, collateral discounting, multiple curve framework, cheapest-to-deliver curves, CVA, DVA and FVA
Make RATIONAL decisions in the IRRATIONAL world of investing 'Readers will find within these pages new truths that will help transform their thinking. This is more relevant than the latest strategies, trading systems, or technical chart formations.' --William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO, Chicago Board Options Exchange 'Koppel offers pioneering insights, backed by substantial research, that help explain how psychology influences financial decisions and drives markets. Investing and the Irrational Mind is a must-read for both the professional and nonprofessional investor.' --Robin Mesch, President, Mesch Capital Management 'If there is truth to the Yiddish proverb that 'man plans and God laughs,' read Investing and the Irrational Mind to gain an essential understanding of what to do with your stocks and bonds when God is cracking up. As the sages advised, 'All the rest is commentary.'' --Yra Harris, CME Group member, President of Praxis Trading, and author of the daily investment blog Notes from the Underground ' Investing and the Irrational Mind explains the psychological barriers to making good investment decisions--and more importantly how to overcome them. Koppel shows the dangers of our own habit-driven behavior, biases, and heuristics and how they lead us to violate our own investment axioms.' --Alexander Abell, Director, BlackRock, Inc. 'Investing is fraught with uncertainty, which gives rise to psychological issues that investors ignore at their peril. Bob Koppel has written a fascinating, entertaining, and comprehensive examination of this multifaceted area of inquiry. If you invest for a living, or even if you're just a student of the psychology of self, you will find beneficial insights in the pages of this book.' --A. Thomas Shanks, President and CEO, Hawksbill Capital Management About the Book Most investors are driven by greed and panicked by fear, which is why so many lose so much during market upheavals. It's also why so few gain so much. What separates the winners from the losers? People who remain calm, focused, and analytical during market ups and downs always come out on top--and snatch the losses of those who panic. Investing and the Irrational Mind gives you the tools for overcoming the self-destructive impulses that stand between you and profit. Behavioral finance expert Robert Koppel reveals why your brain sends certain negative messages during the investing process. Applying the latest advances in neuroeconomics and insights from top traders, he provides a program for building the habits used by the world's most successful investors. Investing and the Irrational Mind teaches you how to: Identify negative, self-defeating patterns of thought Tailor your goals according to your particular investing psychology Develop a framework for overcoming irrational thoughts in investment decisions Use one of your most powerful investing tools--intuition The investing world operates by the law of the jungle, with a new surprise lurking around every corner. How often have you abandoned a perfectly sound investing strategy because you panicked? 'Success requires focused concentration that permits an unbiased perception of the market,' writes Koppel. 'All we can ever control is ourselves, but that is more than enough.' Armed with 30 years of experience as an analyst and fund manager, Koppel helps you develop a focused, disciplined, confident, and profitable approach to investing using the best tool at your disposal: your brain. Filled with surprising insights into human behavior and rock-solid financial advice, Investing and the Irrational Mind helps you draw consistent profits in an inconsistent investing world.
An up-to-date look at the evolution of interest rate swaps and derivatives Interest Rate Swaps and Derivatives bridges the gap between the theory of these instruments and their actual use in day-to-day life. This comprehensive guide covers the main 'rates' products, including swaps, options (cap/floors, swaptions), CMS products, and Bermudan callables. It also covers the main valuation techniques for the exotics/structured-notes area, which remains one of the most challenging parts of the market. * Provides a balance of relevant theory and real-world trading instruments for rate swaps and swap derivatives * Uses simple settings and illustrations to reveal key results * Written by an experienced trader who has worked with swaps, options, and exotics With this book, author Amir Sadr shares his valuable insights with practitioners in the field of interest rate derivatives-from traders and marketers to those in operations.
A guide to using the VIX to forecast and trade markets Known as the fear index, the VIX provides a snapshot of expectations about future stock market volatility and generally moves inversely to the overall stock market. Trading VIX Derivatives will show you how to use the Chicago Board Options Exchange's S&P 500 volatility index to gauge fear and greed in the market, use market volatility to your advantage, and hedge stock portfolios. Engaging and informative, this book skillfully explains the mechanics and strategies associated with trading VIX options, futures, exchange traded notes, and options on exchange traded notes. Many market participants look at the VIX to help understand market sentiment and predict turning points. With a slew of VIX index trading products now available, traders can use a variety of strategies to speculate outright on the direction of market volatility, but they can also utilize these products in conjunction with other instruments to create spread trades or hedge their overall risk. * Reviews how to use the VIX to forecast market turning points, as well as reveals what it takes to implement trading strategies using VIX options, futures, and ETNs * Accessible to active individual traders, but sufficiently sophisticated for professional traders * Offers insights on how volatility-based strategies can be used to provide diversification and enhance returns Written by Russell Rhoads, a top instructor at the CBOE's Options Institute, this book reflects on the wide range of uses associated with the VIX and will interest anyone looking for profitable new forecasting and trading techniques.