Options Trading: The Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Ultimate Investment Strategy

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Options trading can be risky and intimidating, even for experienced traders. It can also be an exciting investment option that can pay serious dividends.

This helpful guide breaks down the often complicated process of options trading and explains, step-by-step, how to buy and sell according to your investment strategy, weigh option costs and benefits, improve your odds, reduce your risk, and more.

In this must-have guide, you'll find:
  • A primer on what options are and how they work.
  • A review of how options are valued and what factors affect their price.
  • An introduction to put and call strategies and ways to use them to your benefit.
  • A look at how options can be used to hedge positions, make complicated speculative bets, and mimic other assets.
  • A discussion of trade planning, money management, taxes, and common pitfalls.

  • Author: Ann C. Logue
    Binding Type: Paperback
    Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
    Published: 01/10/2023
    Series: Idiot's Guides
    Pages: 320
    Weight: 1.1lbs
    Size: 9.20h x 7.60w x 0.90d
    ISBN: 9780744074604

    About the Author
    Ann Logue, CFA, MBA, is the author of numerous books on financial topics and has written about the industry for Barron's, Entrepreneur, and Newsweek Japan. She is a lecturer in finance at the University of Illinois at Chicago, teaching both undergraduate and MBA students about corporate finance and international financial markets, and has been a visiting lecturer at Southwest Jiaotong University in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. Ann holds a BA in economics from Northwestern University and an MBA with concentrations in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago. She is a regular blogger on business and current events at