Options Volatility Trading
Strategies for Profiting From Market SwingsBook - 2010
How to collect big profits from a volatile options market
Over the past decade, the concept of volatility has drawn attention from traders in all markets across the globe. Unfortunately, this scrutiny has also created a proliferation of myths about what volatility means and how it works.
Options Volatility Trading deconstructs some of the common misunderstandings about volatility trading and shows you how to successfully manage an options trading account and investment portfolio with expertise.This reliable guidebook provides an in-depth look at the volatility index (VIX) and demonstrates how to use it in conjunction with other analytical tools to determine an accurate measure of investor sentiment. However,recognizing a trend isn't enough. In order to give you everything you need to profit in the options market, Options Volatility Trading also features:Detailed analysis of historical volatility patterns in the context of trading activity Insights into the behavioral psychology of trading volatility Revealing examinations of market noise that distorts exploitable anomalies
Author Adam Warner, a recognized trading strategist and financial writer, sheds light on the required mathematics by thoroughly covering options Greeks and building a solid foundation for more advanced options and volatility concepts. He explains how to diversify your investment choices using the latest trading vehicles on the market, including exchange traded funds (ETFs), which offer exceptional money-earning potential for volatility traders.
Applying the conceptual lessons in this in-depth book, you will be able to identify,collect, and process the abundance of data available every day in order to time the markets like a pro, as well as develop your own toolbox of best practices and time-tested strategies for locking in big profits from dramatic shifts in investor sentiment.Most importantly, Options Volatility Trading provides you with a go-to resource of dependable guidelines that will help you become a successful volatility trader in options and any other market.