Options Trading for the Conservative Investor

Options Trading for the Conservative Investor

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In today's unpredictable markets, careful investors need new ways to limit risk, protect capital, but also ensure adequate returns. * *New downside protection strategies, sample portfolios, and step-by-step options strategies for conservative stock investors - designed for today's market environments, and tomorrow's. *Proven, easy-to-use techniques for increasing income and protecting capital in unsteady or bear markets. *By Michael C. Thomsett, author of the best-seller Getting Started in Options Thomsett introduces powerful, carefully chosen options strategies that can help even the most conservative stock investor consistently improve returns without taking on unacceptable risk, including covered call writing on carefully selected stocks, contingent purchase strategies, and powerful 'combination' strategies that produce cash to bolster current income. He guides you through every strategy, one easy step at a time, using actual examples, portfolios, and graphs taken directly from today's markets. This thoroughly updated Second Edition includes a brand-new model portfolio that incorporates even more conservative investments; more coverage of downside protection, including options strategies that hedge against long portfolio positions; deeper coverage of the risks of volatility; and much more. No matter how cautious an investor you are, this book will give you powerful new tools for profiting in any kind of market - and achieving your financial goals without losing a moment of sleep.A high market price condition along with changed fundamentals may prompt you to sell a covered call for limited downside protection or to sell and take profits and then move capital to another issue. Selling shares is not the only pos- sibleanbsp;...

Title:Options Trading for the Conservative Investor
Author:Michael C. Thomsett
Publisher:Pearson Education - 2010-01-01


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