Preface. Acknowledgments. About the Author. 1. The Four Basic Options Strategies. Long Call. Short (Naked) Call. Long Put. Short (Naked) Put. 2. Income Strategies. Covered Call. Short (Naked) Put-Refer to Chapter 1 (1.4). Bull Put Spread. Bear Call Spread. Long Iron Butterfly. Long Iron Condor. Covered Short Straddle. Covered Short Strangle. Calendar Call. Diagonal Call. Calendar Put. Diagonal Put. Covered Put (Also Known as a Married Put). 3. Vertical Spreads. Bull Call Spread. Bear Put Spread. Bull Put Spread-Refer to Chapter 2 (2.3). Bear Call Spread-Refer to Chapter 2 (2.4). Bull Call Ladder. Bull Put Ladder. Bear Call Ladder. Bear Put Ladder. 4. Volatility Strategies. Straddle. Strangle. Strip. Strap. Guts. Short Call Butterfly. Short Put Butterfly. Short Call Condor. Short Put Condor. Short Iron Butterfly. Short Iron Condor. 5. Sideways Strategies. Short Straddle. Short Strangle. Short Guts. Long Call Butterfly. Long Put Butterfly. Long Call Condor. Long Put Condor. Modified Call Butterfly. Modified Put Butterfly. Long Iron Butterfly-Refer to Chapter 2 (2.5). Long Iron Condor-Refer to Chapter 2 (2.6). 6. Leveraged Strategies. Call Ratio Backspread. Put Ratio Backspread. Ratio Call Spread. Ratio Put Spread. 7. Synthetic Strategies. Collar. Synthetic Call. Synthetic Put. Long Call Synthetic Straddle. Long Put Synthetic Straddle. Short Call Synthetic Straddle. Short Put Synthetic Straddle. Long Synthetic Future. Short Synthetic Future. Long Combo. Short Combo. Long Box. 8. Taxation for Stock and Options Traders. Tax on Stocks. Tax on Options. Appendix A: Strategy Table. Appendix B: Glossary. Index.
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Guy Cohen is the author of the best-selling trading books: Options Made Easy and The Bible of Options Strategies. He has extensive experience in the options and stock markets and his clients include NYSE Euronext, the largest stock exchange in the world. Guy is also the creator of trading products Flag-Trader, OptionEasy, and Illuminati-Trader. Specializing in trading applications Guy has developed comprehensive trading and training models, all expressly designed for maximum user-friendliness. An entertaining speaker, Guy has an MBA (Finance) from City University Cass Business School, London. (c) Copyright Pearson Education. All rights reserved.
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