In this chapter from The Bible of Options Strategies: The Definitive Guide for Practical Trading Strategies, 2nd Edition, Guy Cohen covers the four basic strategies that underpin your entire options trading knowledge, which are long call, short call, long put and short put.
In this uncertain trading environment, how do professional traders manage effectively? In this introduction to his book, A Technical Approach To Trend Analysis: Practical Trade Timing for Enhanced Profits, Michael Thomsett offers methods for trend analysis based on a few sound principles.
"What am I selling to whom, and why will they buy?" The authors of Marketing That Works: How Entrepreneurial Marketing Can Add Sustainable Value to Any Sized Company, 2nd Edition explain that determining the answers to this seemingly simple question will have more impact on the success of your venture than anything else.
In this chapter from his book, Seven Steps to Success for Sales Managers: A Strategic Guide to Creating a Winning Sales Team Through Collaboration, Max F. Cates explains that the first step is addressing the one thing you can most influence: yourself. You wouldn’t think of starting a sales campaign without goals, objectives, procedures, ground rules, and training. The same applies to self-management.
Traders tend to view the put ratio backspread as a bear strategy, because it employs puts. However, it is actually a volatility strategy.
The month is slipping away quickly, so I thought I should hurry up and post my annual holiday options poem. Here it is ...
The big question, of course, is: How can we rely on a formula with a series of variables that are provably inaccurate and based on a flawed assumptions, exponentially inaccurate variables, and outdated models about the nature of options?
Did William Shakespeare trade options? -- from ThomsettOptions.com