Understanding Leaps by Marc Allaire
Using the Most Effective Option Strategies for Maximum Advantage

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Understanding LEAPS takes a practical, technique-oriented approach to one of today's most fascinating yet little-covered trading vehicles­­Long-term Equity AnticiPation Securities. The only comprehensive and up-to-date guidebook for understanding what LEAPS are and how best to use them in a diversified portfolio, this valuable resource explains complex strategies such as collars and covered writing, and includes an entire section on index LEAPS­­the hybrid product that has become a favorite of both independent and institutional investors.


About Marc Allaire

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Marc Allaire is a consultant to the Chicago Board Options Exchange and other firms involved in the options market. A former senior staff instructor at the Chicago Board Options Exchange's Options Institute, Allaire was a featured contributor to the CBOE's landmark book Options: Fundamental Concepts and Trading Strategies and is a regular contributor to professional publications on options, LEAPS, and trading strategies. Marty Kearney is a senior staff instructor at The Options Institute, helping brokers learn to use LEAPS and other conservative options strategies effectively. A featured contributor to Options: Fundamental Concepts and Trading Strategies, Kearney has appeared on CNBC, Group W, and the CBS Radio Network and contributed to Barron's, Ticker, Derivatives Week, and other publications.
Published October 28, 2002 by McGraw-Hill. 320 pages
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