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Author Thomsett, Michael C.

Title Getting started in options / Michael C. Thomsett.

Edition Illustrated edition.
Publication Info. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2013.
Chichester : John Wiley [distributor].
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  332.632283 THO    DUE 08-30-20
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  332.632283 THO    DUE 08-17-20
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Description xi, 284 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series The getting started in series
Getting started in.
Summary "Investing in options is potentially very lucrative, but many shy away from it because of its complexity and the perception of high risk. In non-technical terms, this helpfully illustrated guide demystifies the options markets, distinguishes the imagined risks from the real ones, and arms investors with the facts they need to make informed, profitable decisions. Carefully weaving examples, charts, and key points into the text, the book gives readers the skills to master the complex world of options, and also covers all the fundamental jargon and concepts. This book: Updated to include commentary on the current market and the growing importance of options as an investment vehicle ; Another new addition to the successful "Getting Started In" series by Michael C. Thomsett ; The perfect introductory guide to options for investors at any level of experience. For anyone who wants to invest in options but needs a straightforward and easy-to-read guide to the subject in order to do so, Getting Started in Options is a must-read."--Publisher's website.
Contents Calls and puts: defining the fields of play -- Opening and tracking: how it all works -- Buying calls: maximizing the rosy view -- Buying puts: the positive side of pessimism -- Selling calls: conservative and profitable -- Selling puts: the overlooked strategy -- Closing positions: cover, close, exercise, or roll -- Paper trading: a test run of the theory -- Calculating the return: a complex aspect to options.
Note Includes index.
Subject Options (Finance)
ISBN 9781118399309 (pbk.)
1118399307 (pbk.)
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