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Understanding Options 2E, 2nd Edition by Michael Sincere

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Contents

Preface

PART ONE

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FIRST

 1Welcome to the Options Market

 2How to Open an Options Account

 3The Fascinating Characteristics of Options

PART TWO

SELLING COVERED CALLS

 4The Joy of Selling (Writing) Covered Calls

 5How to Choose the Right Covered Call

 6Step-by-Step: Selling Covered Calls

 7Managing Your Covered Call Position

 8Assignment: Your Obligation to Sell

PART THREE

HOW TO BUY CALLS

 9Introduction to Call Strategies

10How to Choose the Right Call Option

11Volatility and Options Pricing

12Step-by-Step: Buying Calls

13Managing Your Call Position

14Exercise: Your Right to Buy

PART FOUR

HOW TO BUY PUTS

15How to Choose the Right Put Option

16Managing Your Put Position

17Protective and Married Puts

18The Collar

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