Options Math for Traders: How To Pick the Best Option Strategies for Your Market Outlook, + Website
Praise for Options Math for Traders
"Just as he does every week on CNBC's Options Action, Scott helps everyone from a basic to advanced trader understand options in a clear, straightforward manner. Scott has the ability to transfer his immense knowledge of options in a way that is inviting rather than intimidating and can help traders select an options strategy to best reflect their thoughts on the market."
—JJ Kinahan, Chief Derivatives Strategist, TD Ameritrade
"Options trading for individual investors has come a long way from just simply 'going long' a call or a put. Understanding the basic mathematical principles behind options pricing, as well as basic strategies, will help build a solid foundation for the aspiring trader. Scott Nations combines those principles with real-world experience to create a winning combination."
—Kris Monaco, Head of New Product Development, International Securities Exchange LLC
"For anyone who finds options or the concepts of volatility challenging, Scott helps simplify them. Scott helps options traders of all backgrounds better understand these markets and trade more profitably."
—Michael Khouw, Managing Director, Head of Equity Derivatives, CRT Capital Group, LLC; CNBC contributor
Divided into three informative parts, Options Math for Traders + Website addresses some of the most essential issues of this discipline, from the volatility risk premium, skew, and the bid/ask spread to time value and decay, option pricing models, and implied volatility. Along the way, it also offers valuable guidance into using proven option strategies, including covered calls/overwrites, selling puts, buying calendar spreads, risk reversals, and vertical spreads.
Options Math for Traders + Website puts an emphasis on practical application. To that end, this book provides readers with exclusive access to a companion website filled with supplementary materials,??allowing you to continue to learn in a hands-on fashion long after closing the book.