Mark D. Wolfinger has been in the options business since 1977, starting as a market maker on the trading floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He also worked for trading companies as an off-floor trader, trainer of newly hired traders, and risk manager. For the past four years, Mark has served as an educator of public investors, showing them how to intelligently and conservatively use stock options. This is his second book on options.
PART I: Outperforming the Market.
CHAPTER 1: Modern Portfolio Theory.
CHAPTER 2: Can You Beat the Market? Should You Try?
CHAPTER 3: Hedge Funds.
PART II: Exchange Traded Funds.
CHAPTER 4: A Brief History of Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds.
CHAPTER 5: Traditional Mutual Funds.
CHAPTER 6: Exchange Traded Funds.
PART III: Options.
CHAPTER 7: What Is an Option and How Does an Option Work?
CHAPTER 8: More Options Basics.
CHAPTER 9: Why Investors Buy and Sell Options.
CHAPTER 10: Option Strategies You Can Use to Make Money: Covered Call Writing.
CHAPTER 11: Option Strategies You Can Use to Make Money: Uncovered Put Writing.
CHAPTER 12: Historical Data: BuyWrite Index and Volatility Index.
PART IV: Putting It All Together.
CHAPTER 13: Building a Portfolio.
CHAPTER 14: Finding Your Style: Choosing an Option to Write.
CHAPTER 15: Covered Call Writing in Action: A Year of Trading.
CHAPTER 16: Uncovered Put Writing in Action.
CHAPTER 17: Odds and Ends and Conclusion.