Getting started in options
Time values? Puts and calls? Striking prices? For many, investing in options can sound so risky that they fail to capitalize on a potentially ... Show synopsis Time values? Puts and calls? Striking prices? For many, investing in options can sound so risky that they fail to capitalize on a potentially lucrative opportunity. This straightforward guide thoroughly demystifies the options markets, enabling you to not only effectively maneuver within them, but to gain healthy returns from them. In nontechnical, easy-to-follow terms, Getting Started in Options, Third Edition arms you with the facts you need to make informed decisions about choosing stocks, tracking options, selling calls, and much more. Updated - and including the latest information or understanding and controlling risk - this practical book shows you how to set up a plan based on your specific investment requirements; master all the terminology; buy and sell puts and calls; hedge and speculate like a seasoned investor; understand time values, striking price, and expiration - and use them effectively; read the market and spot the specific risks of each type of option; and profit in these exciting markets.