Trade Options Online

Trade Options Online

by George A. Fontanills

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Overview

In this fully updated book, options trading innovator George Fontanills arms you with the knowledge and skills youneed to unleash the phenomenal power of your computer to become a successful online options trader. Following a concise review of the basics of online trading—including hardware and software requirements and essential online resources—Fontanills cuts to the chase with step-by-step coverage of proven managed risk option trading strategies. Specifically designed for online traders, these tested off-floor techniques provide you with a sure-fire method for consistently building up your trading account. Drawing upon his years as a leading international options educator, Fontanills makes it easy for you to master online options trading by walking you through a series of hypothetical trades that demonstrate how to compute the maximum risk, maximum profit, breakevens, and exit alternatives for each strategy. Trade Options Online also includes a comprehensive guide to fundamental and technical analysis methodologies, a detailed list of the best financial resources, websites analyzed from the point of view of an online options trader, and a review of the most popular online brokerages. Trade Options Online is your complete guide to earning a living and making a killing as an online options trader.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470336021
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/03/2009
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 468
Sales rank: 789,667
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.90(d)

About the Author

George A. Fontanills (Miami, FL), who received his MBA from the prestigious Harvard Business School, is the cofounder and President Emeritus of Optionetics, the world leader in options education, with offices around the globe specializing in teaching high-profit, low-risk, low-stress options trading strategies (www.optionetics.com). Additionally, George's reputation as "the dean of options trading" has led to numerous guest appearances on television and radio shows across the country. A retired hedge fund manager, he has written and cowritten many books on trading, including The Options Course, The Stock Market Course, and The Volatility Course, all published by Wiley. He is also author of the forthcoming Trading Options for Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction: Online Trading in the Twenty-first Century.

Chapter 1 The Options Market Today.

Chapter 2 Online Investing 101.

Chapter 3 Online Trading Resources.

Chapter 4 A Primer for Trading Stocks and Options.

Chapter 5 Basic Option Trading Strategies.

Chapter 6 Vertical Spreads.

Chapter 7 Delta Neutral Strategies.

Chapter 8 Ratio Spreads and Backspreads.

Chapter 9 Sideways Strategies.

Chapter 10 The Futures Market.

Chapter 11 Online Trading from A to Z.

Chapter 12 The Quest for the Ultimate Online Brokerage.

Chapter 13 Order Processing.

Chapter 14 Ready, Set, Engage.

Appendix A Useful Tables, Data, and Strategy Reviews.

Appendix B Market Analysis Terminology.

Appendix C Financial Software Guide.

Appendix D Financial Web Site Guide.

Appendix E Online Brokerage Directory.

Index.

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Guest More than 1 year ago
This is an excellent book that introduces the reader to the world of trading options online. Starting with the basics he moves on to look at every aspect of trading online. The book looks at every option broker, web site and then ranks them for their usefullness. This book is something I consult on a regular basis to find information on the Internet. A candid approach to trading by a trader who is the real thing, a money manager that likes to teach others the secrets to making money. Thank you Mr. Fontanills.
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