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Trading Options for Dummies

3.35  ·  Rating details ·  46 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Thinking of trading options, but not sure where to start? Trading Options For Dummies starts you from the beginning with clear, step-by-step advice on how to use top option strategies to reduce your risk while boosting your income and enlarging your retirement portfolio with index, equity, and ETF options. This plain-English guide explains the common types of options and h ...more
ebook, 384 pages
Published February 8th 2011 by For Dummies (first published January 1st 2008)
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Richard Schwindt
People who write about stock options delight in the arcane vernacular of their trade. They likely howl with laughter as their hapless reader stumbles over the "Greeks", or tries to decipher tactics named after butterflies and scavenger birds. Want some un-doable math? Well that's there too. When the authors of this book realize that they are likely writing for dummies it becomes more or less readable but the rest of the time there a significant challenges to the average, below average or even th ...more
Michael Davis
Complete review available at my blog Davis Falk.

The reason this book is not for dummies is that the subject is so complex. Only one page is needed to explain the different types of options, but how to use them, and when to use them take more than a cursory look. For the math-averse, it is even more difficult. With that in mind, the book does give a good description of these concepts. It is more of a reference than a how-to book.
Vendula B
Apr 19, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: trading
The book is a broader shallow overview for untouched rookies in trading waters. Finished reading in 2 days - very easy to read.
Okay summary. Skimmed through most of it.
Anthony Decaro
Mar 22, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
So far, the book is well written and easy to understand.
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Clifford Stanfield
Good introduction.
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