Increasing Alpha with Options: Trading Strategies Using Technical Analysis and Market Indicators

Increasing Alpha with Options: Trading Strategies Using Technical Analysis and Market Indicators

Author(s): Scott H. Fullman

Published Online: 7 SEP 2012 01:40PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781576603659

Online ISBN: 9781118531785

DOI: 10.1002/9781118531785

About this Book

Innovative trading strategies, which combine the use of technical analysis, market indicators, and options

In the new world of investing, money managers must deal with a variety of dynamics, products, analyses, and risk controls. They are also expected to achieve above-benchmark performance and profits, also known as alpha, as well as protect capital in the process. This can be difficult to achieve in today's turbulent market environment, but with Increasing Alpha with Options, author Scott Fullman, the Director of Derivative Investment Strategy for WJB Capital Group, offers some solid solutions.

Written in a straightforward and accessible style, this reliable resource outlines various trading strategies using a combination of technical analysis, market indicators, and options. Along the way, it skillfully details how these analytical techniques can help you capture profits while also protecting positions from adverse market conditions.

  • Details the varying elements of technical analysis, from chart type and analysis period to time itself
  • Highlights how to build strategies around reversal and continuation patterns, oscillators, and exchange-traded funds
  • Reveals how you can exploit small inefficiencies in the options marketplace

Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, Increasing Alpha with Options will quickly familiarize you with everything from the various elements of technical analysis to leveraging the power of options, and show you how applying these tools and techniques to your trading or investing endeavors can improve overall performance.

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