Your Options Handbook by Jared Levy
The Practical Reference and Strategy Guide to Trading Options (Wiley Trading)

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A comprehensive yet simplified guide to the complex world of options investing and risk management

Before trading derivatives, one needs to understand the secrets and mechanics behind the options market. Your Options Handbook: The Practical Reference and Strategy Guide to Trading Options offers a straightforward, practical explanation of the options marketplace, including its origins, the mechanics of the market, and how to profit from trading options.Walks you through the stock and option markets from a professional's perspective, but uses plain language and simple analogiesDiscusses different trading strategies based upon whether one's opinion of the market is bullish, bearish, or neutralDetails market players, useful tips, and trading psychology, and explains how options are priced

Options are a versatile trading instrument that typically cost less and can have lower risk than stocks. They also offer investors a unique edge and lucrative opportunities that are not available to stock only traders. Your Options Handbook helps investors fully understand the options market, allowing them to enter the sector with greater ease.


About Jared Levy

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Jared A. Levy got his start trading as an options market maker and specialist in the pits of the Philadelphia and American Stock Exchanges in the '90s. Now as an exclusive CNBC contributor, he offers his commentary to the world as part of CNBC's Fast Money team and appears on several programs throughout the network. Jared is also featured and quoted in numerous industry publications both online and in print. He has been featured on Bloomberg, Fox, and several other radio and TV networks over the years. In 2006, he won an Emmy for his daily video, "Trader Cast." More recently, he served as the Senior Derivatives Specialist for PEAK6 Investments, L.P., and is currently an editor for Taipan Publishing Group.Through his many seminars and courses, Jared Levy has educated tens of thousands of investors on how to successfully and consistently trade and invest for a living, while keeping risk low. He teaches a practical, straightforward approach to investing that involves analyzing equities, derivatives, and the markets as a whole, as well as both simple and complex strategies and the use of diverse instruments.
Published March 8, 2011 by Wiley. 404 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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I should note here that, in addition to a brief foreword by Mark Douglas, Levy turns over two chapters to “outside experts.” We hear from Denise Shull on understanding why you need emotions to trade well and from Dean Somes on turning your trading into a business.

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