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Jeff Augen’s Options Trading Strategies (Collection)

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Breakthrough option strategies from Jeff Augen: Three books packed with new tools and strategies for earning higher, more consistent profits and systematically controlling risk!

In three remarkable books, Jeff Augen teaches you dozens of up-to-the-minute option trading strategies and techniques for earning powerful, consistent profits! The Option Trader’s Workbook, Second Edition offers start-to-finish hands-on practice with every leading strategy, including the newest trading techniques. Through hundreds of realistic problems (each with fully explained solutions), you’ll walk through trades designed to profit from changing prices, volatility, and time decay…plus new ways to use CBOE Weekly Options Expiration options, collars, covered calls, covered puts, ratio and variance trading, VIX options, volatility ETFs, and more…all without risking a dime! In Trading Options at Expiration: Strategies and Models for Winning the Endgame, Augen reveals new ways to structure positions that profit from predictable end-of-contract price distortions with remarkably low risk. Packed with brand-new statistical models, minute-by-minute pricing analyses, and optimized strategies, this book teaches you how to create trades that regularly deliver returns of 40%—300% with just two days of market exposure per month, or even less. Finally, in The Volatility Edge in Options Trading: New Technical Strategies for Investing in Unstable Markets, Augen introduces breakthrough strategies for identifying and profiting from subtle price distortions that arise from changes in market volatility. Drawing on more than a decade of never-before-published research, Augen shows option traders how to study historical price changes, mitigate risk, limit market exposure, and structure mathematically sound high-return positions. You’ll even discover how to build your own customized, low-cost analytical toolset to transform these state-of-the-art strategies into practical buy/sell signals!

Table of Contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Contents
  3. The Option Trader’s Workbook: A Problem-Solving Approach
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Praise for the First Edition of The Option Trader’s Workbook
    4. Dedication Page
    5. Preface
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. About the Author
    8. Notes
    9. 1. Pricing Basics
    10. 2. Purchasing Puts and Calls
    11. 3. Covered Puts and Calls
    12. 4. Complex Trades—Part 1
    13. 5. Complex Trades—Part 2
    14. 6. Advanced Ratio Trades
    15. 7. Stock and Option Trades
    16. 8. Trading the Weekly Options Expiration
    17. Glossary
    18. Index
    19. Financial Times Press
  4. Trading Options at Expiration: Strategies and Models for Winning the Endgame
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Dedication Page
    4. Acknowledgments
    5. About the Author
    6. Introduction and Explanatory Notes
    7. Chapter 1. Expiration Pricing Dynamics
    8. Chapter 2. Working with Statistical Models
    9. Chapter 3. Day Trading Strategies
    10. Appendix 1. Excel VBA Program for Counting Strike Price Crosses
    11. Index
    12. Financial Times Press
  5. The Volatility Edge in Options Trading: New Technical Strategies for Investing in Unstable Markets
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Dedication Page
    4. Acknowledgments
    5. About the Authors
    6. Preface
    7. A Guide for Readers
    8. 1. Introduction
    9. 2. Fundamentals of Option Pricing
    10. 3. Volatility
    11. 4. General Considerations
    12. 5. Managing Basic Option Positions
    13. 6. Managing Complex Positions
    14. 7. Trading the Earnings Cycle
    15. 8. Trading the Expiration Cycle
    16. 9. Building a Toolset
    17. Index
    18. Financial Times Press
  6. Microsoft® Excel® for Stock and Option Traders: Build Your Own Analytical Tools for Higher Returns
    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Dedication Page
    4. Acknowledgments
    5. About the Author
    6. Preface
    7. Chapter 1. Introduction—The Value of Information
    8. Chapter 2. The Basics
    9. Chapter 3. Advanced Topics
    10. Index
    11. Financial Times Press