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Options and Options Trading: A Simplified Course That Takes You from Coin Tosses to Black-Scholes

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An introduction to the complex world of options that every investor can use

Too many books on options trading make the mistake of assuming that readers can already tell a delta from a sigma summation. "Options and Options Trading "breaks the code that envelops the often-foreign language of options, providing an accessible introduction into how the options market works as it
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Hardcover, 413 pages
Published May 6th 2004 by McGraw-Hill Companies (first published March 31st 2004)
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Ray
Jan 17, 2008 Ray rated it really liked it
Over the course of four undergraduate and graduate degrees I took a total of one math and zero business and finance courses. I watch the money channels on cable, and I pick up a few things, but most of it might as well be in Mongolian to me. I was the perfect candidate for Robert Ward's excellent new book, whihc might be subtotled "Options for Dummies."

His Options and Options Trading is a practical, no-nonsense primer for the complex and mysterious world of options. For the uninitiated like me,
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Mar 21, 2013 Philski rated it really liked it
Neat because they develop the whole concept of options pricing starting with coin flips and introducing very basic statistics. If you don't have much of a math background and are just starting out, this is the book for you.
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