From basic option terms, to finding the best optionable stocks, to a winning investment plan creating and utilizing an option portfolio, Stocks for Options Trading: Low-Risk, Low-Stress Strategies for Selling Stock Options Profitably provides low stress tactics designed to make predictable profits when the stock market moves up, down, or sideways. Once learned these strategies allow you to accumulate assets steadily, and reach your investment goals. It clearly explains the features and risk/reward characteristics of basic options transactions, as well as hedging, tax benefits, correct use of margin and trading strategies. Increases profitability
With this book you can create a portfolio that:
Protects stock holding from a decline in market price
Places other people's money in your account
Lets you buy more stock for less
Positions you for big market moves
Profits from stock price swings
Receives tax benefits from an option income portfolio
If you have dabbled in the stock market but had little or no success, made small gains, or worse, lost money, if you want to stop worrying about the safety of your stocks while enjoying comfortable tax-advantaged returns from your holdings Stocks for Options Trading: Low-Risk, Low-Stress Strategies for Selling Stock Options Profitably is for you! The strategies discussed provide low-stress tactics designed to make predictable profits no matter what the state of the market.
Most investors, lawyers, stockbrokers, bankers, lawyers, financial planners, and accountants know only one side of options - the buying side, which is risky. Friedentag covers the less familiar side - the renting and selling side; the profitable conservative way. Using the strategies he suggests, you could be making millions of dollars selling covered call options.
Stocks for Options Trading: Low-Risk, Low-Stress Strategies for Selling Stock Options Profitably provides a map, a step-by-step guide to successful investing. Using his simple approach, you will save time and money.
About the Author: The author is a registered Investment Advisor (IRA) with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and has been managing personal portfolios professionally since 1986. Mr. Friedentag has been certified as a Federal Court expert witness on stock trading; is an acknowledged expert on stock renting; the use of derivatives (exchanged-traded equity call options); and serves as a President of the Contrarian Investment Club in Denver, Colorado. He is also the author of Investing Without Fear: Options (International Publishing Corp., Chicago).
Table of Contents
Time and Money
Fear and Ignorance
Invest with Confidence
Options and the Stock Market
Stock Picking: Research and Annual Reports
Covered Call Options and Potential Returns
Margin-The Credit You Can Use
Managing a Covered Call Income Portfolio
Timing and Taxes
The Covered Call Portfolio as a Tax Shelter
"Don't learn the tricks of the trade. Learn the trade." - Anonymous
learn the tricks of the trade. Learn the trade." - Anonymous