Options Math for Traders
How To Pick the Best Option Strategies for Your Market Outlook
No book on options can guarantee success, but if a traderunderstands and utilizes option math effectively, good things aregoing to happen. The idea behind Options Math for Traders +Website is to help retail option traders understand some of thebasic tenants and enduring relationships of options, and optionmath, that professional and institutional traders rely on everyday. This book skillfully highlights those strategies that areinherently superior from an option math point of view and explainswhat drives that superiority while also examining why somestrategies are inherently inferior.
The material is explained without complex equations or technicaljargon. The goal is to give you a solid conceptual foundation ofoptions behavior so you can make more informed decisions whenchoosing an option strategy for your market outlook. Topics coveredinclude the volatility premium, because over time, options willcost more than they are ultimately worth; skew, wherein far out ofthe money put options may seem cheap from an absolute term, but arevery expensive in relative terms; and the acceleration in optionprice erosion. The book also has a companion Website, whichincludes links to those sites that can scan for the best strategiesdiscussed in the book.
- Explains, in a non-technical manner, the mathematicalproperties of options so that traders can better select the rightoptions strategy for their market outlook
- Companion Website contains timely tools that allow you tocontinue to learn in a hands-on fashion long after closing thebook
- Written by top options expert Scott Nations
Most independent traders have an imperfect understanding of themath behind options pricing. With Options Math for Traders +Website as your guide, you'll gain valuable lessons in thisarea and discover how this information can improve your tradingperformance.
304 pages; ISBN 9781118239407
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Title: Options Math for Traders
Author: Scott Nations
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