Author: Courtney Smith Publisher: ISBN: 9780934380485 Size: 75.74 MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: 959
This is the definitive and complete guide to spread trading in futures. Covers spread trading methods -- analyzing spreads and spread price action, as well as discovering and executing profitable spread trades. Brings together various methods, such as analyzing prices combined with analyzing historical data on commodity price trends. Offers information on the following topics: Why Spread Prices Change, Carrying Charges, Historical Comparison Analysis, Seasonal Analysis, Chart Analysis, The Trading Plan, Trading Techniques, Sources of Information. This is a completely revised, updated, and expanded version o: Smith's earlier book, Commodity Spreads.
Author: Greg Jensen Publisher: John Wiley & Sons ISBN: 0470486171 Size: 10.12 MB Format: PDF, Docs View: 7328
A proven,easy-to-understandmethod for makingmoney with options "If you've never invested in the stock market,this is the book for you. If you've been investingfor years . . . this is still the book for you. A fantastic introduction to options." —Jon "DOCTOR J" Najarian, Co-founder, OptionMonster.com Spread trading-the practice of combining optiontrades and adjusting them over time-is being used successfullyby more and more professional traders. In this book, Greg Jensenshows nonprofessionals the tremendous advantages thissafe and profitable method offers. In simple and precise terms, Spread Trading providesreaders with all the essential tools to begin trading options.It explains, in nine simple steps, the basics of puts, calls,strike prices, and spreads-assuming no prior knowledge onyour part-and tells how to profit no matter what the market does.The author has helped thousands of people achieve successimplementing this approach, and with Spread Trading, hecontinues to educate individuals on the benefits of trading thisway, showing you how to make money while reducing risk. Building his lessons around the entertaining story oftwo ordinary guys figuring out how to trade options with each other,Jensen offers more than dry formulas-he relates the sense andthe intuition of trading options in a way that is simple,methodical, and easy to follow.
Author: Russell Rhoads Publisher: John Wiley & Sons ISBN: 0470618981 Size: 63.98 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi View: 6112
A practical guide to unlocking the power of option spreads When dealing with option spreads your looking to purchase one option in conjunction with the sale of another option. If managed properly, these spreads can provide experienced investors with the potential for large returns without undertaking a great deal of risk. Option Spread Trading provides a comprehensive, yet easy-to-understand explanation of option spreads, and shows you how to select the best spread strategy for any given market outlook. Along the way, author Russell Rhoads discusses spread strategies that can be used to profit from a strong up or down directional move in a stock, a stagnant market, or a highly volatile market. He also details how you can harness the leverage of options to create a low-risk position that provides the potential for a big profit. All manner of spreads are covered, from calendar and horizontal spreads to vertical and diagonal spreads Highlights how you can monitor and adjust an existing spread position and provides tips on how to exit a spread trade Includes exercises and examples to test and reinforce your knowledge of the concepts presented Option spread trading has become increasingly popular with active traders and investors. Gain a better understanding of this powerful approach with Option Spread Trading as your guide.
Spread trading, a low-risk, high-profit technique, involves buying a contract in one market while selling a different contract in another market to profit from the imbalance between those markets. The Complete Guide to Spread Trading covers the step-by-step mechanics for successfully executing more than 25 calendar, intermarket, interest rate, volatility, and stock index spreads. It explains both basic and advanced spread techniques and strategies, revealing market situations where spreads are most appropriate as well as clarifying what it means to buy or sell a spread, and more.
Author: Gary Ford Publisher: Harriman House Limited ISBN: 1905641737 Size: 27.65 MB Format: PDF, ePub View: 2628
The first book on developing and backtesting systems trading strategies to be used while spread betting, this reference details the cycle of choosing instruments, designing strategies, backtesting, and the real-time trading of those systems and includes many real-life examples.
"Spread Trading" explains the opportunities afforded by this hedge technique for beating the market by capitalizing on recognized relationships in the commodity and financial markets. Abell analyzes historical spread relationships, then details time-proven strategies.
Financial spread betting is a huge industry. But who wins and who loses at this game? What do the winners do that differs from the losers? That is what this book is about. Malcolm Pryor uses the model of climbing a mountain to explain a disciplined, winning approach to spread betting. First a base camp must be established. This includes getting set up with the right corporate data, charting and accounts software, deciding what to bet on and what your time frame should be, learning the nuances of operating an account, controlling risk, and learning from other people's mistakes. Many spread bettors don't even get this far. Next, we start climbing the mountain; this means having strategies that are right for us. The whole of this section is devoted to illustrating strategies which can be used for spread betting, for example trend following, counter-trend strategies and delta-neutral strategies such as pairs trading. Finally, we make our assault on the summit of the mountain. This is where the winners set themselves apart from the losers. Issues covered here include trade planning, record keeping, performance reviews, more on risk management, psychology and continual development. In this enhanced second edition, you also benefit from: - Refreshed and improved trading and risk management techniques, incorporating four additional years of spread betting experience and changes in the markets. - Brand new advice on managing exposure. - Updated analysis of spread betting firms' behaviour, order types and other practical issues. Spread betting is great fun; almost anyone can enjoy the odd bet now and again. But if you want to make money from spread betting then it must be taken seriously and a disciplined, tactical approach is required. This book is the essential guide to get to the top of the mountain.
Author: Anthony J. Saliba Publisher: John Wiley & Sons ISBN: 9780470885246 Size: 31.33 MB Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi View: 670
Spread trading—trading complex, multi-leg structures--is the new frontier for the individual options trader. This book covers spread strategies, both of the limited-risk and unlimited-risk varieties, and how and when to use them. All eight of the multi-leg strategies are here: the covered-write, verticals, collars and reverse-collars, straddles and strangles, butterflies, calendar spreads, ratio spreads, and backspreads. Vocabulary, exercises and quizzes are included throughout the book to reinforce lessons. Saliba, Corona, and Johnson are the authors of Option Strategies for Directionless Markets.