Thinking of trading options, but not sure where to start? Trading Options For Dummies starts you from the beginning with clear, step-by-step advice on how to use top option strategies to reduce your risk while boosting your income and enlarging your retirement portfolio with index, equity, and ETF options.
This plain-English guide explains the common types of options and helps you choose the right ones for your investing needs. You find out how to weigh option costs and benefits, combine options to reduce risk, and build a strategy that allows you to gain no matter what the market may bring. Youll learn the basics of market and sector analysis and what to look for when trying out a new option strategy. Youll also find what you need to know about options contract specifications and mechanics. Discover how to:
Understand option contracts and orders
Determine and manage your risk
Guard your assets using options
Trade options on securities exchanges
Protect your rights and satisfy your contract obligations
Target sectors using technical analysis
Minimize potential losses and optimize rewards
Map out your plan of attack
Limit your downside when trading the trend
Combine options to limit your position risk
Benefit from exchange traded funds
Key in on volatility for trading opportunities
Capitalize on sideways movements
Trading options is serious business. Trading Options For Dummies gives you the expert help you need to succeed.