Trading options : using technical analysis to design winning trades / Greg Harmon.
By: Harmon, Greg.Material type: BookSeries: Wiley trading series: Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118679173; 1118679172; 9781118679128; 1118679121; 9781118679074; 1118679075; 1306426960; 9781306426961; 111867913X; 9781118679135.Subject(s): Technical analysis (Investment analysis) | Investments | Speculation | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Finance | Investments | Speculation | Technical analysis (Investment analysis)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Trading options.DDC classification: 332.64/53 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
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Trading Options; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Part I Identifying and Understanding the Trend; Chapter 1 Identifying the Major Trend; Market Influencers and Intermarket Relationships; Significant Market Ratios; The S & P 500 versus Emerging Markets; U.S. Treasuries versus Junk Bonds; S & P 500 versus U.S. Treasuries; Silver to Gold Ratio; Shanghai Composite to S & P 500 Ratio; Other Indicators; Sentiment; Trend Tools; Momentum and Other Indicators; Conclusion; Chapter 2 Sector Review Analysis; Case Study: Sector Ranking; Relative Strength; Conclusion.
Part II Technical Analysis for Identifying Individual StocksChapter 3 Classical Technical Analysis; Support and Resistance; Patterns; Flags; Head and Shoulders; Diamonds; Channels; Cup and Handle; Triangles; Rising Wedge; Conclusion; Chapter 4 Japanese Candlestick Patterns; Reversal Patterns; Hammer/Hanging Man; Bullish Engulfing/Bearish Engulfing; Dark Cloud Cover/Piercing Line; Stars; Continuation Patterns; Three Advancing White Soldiers/Three Black Crows; Rising and Falling Three Methods; Indecision Candles; Doji; Spinning Top; Harami; Conclusion.
Chapter 5 Derived and Quantitative AnalysisFibonacci Analysis; Harmonic Trading; Elliott Wave; Andrews' Pitchfork; Point and Figure, Gann, and Wyckoff; Conclusion; Chapter 6 Price Derivatives, Momentum, and Other Indicators; Relative Strength Index (RSI); Moving Average Convergence/Divergence (MACD) Indicator; Bollinger Bands; Moving Averages; Conclusion; Chapter 7 The Watch List and Initial Plan; Create the Mosaic; Other Information; The Plan; Conclusion; Part III Options Strategies; Chapter 8 Introduction to Options; Definitions; Expiration and Exercise; Contract Size; Price Terminology.
Why Use OptionsHow Different from Stock; Options Tables; Some Basics Applied; Conclusion; Chapter 9 Options Combinations; Covered Call or Buy Write; Long a Put or Call; Short a Put or Call; Long a Put Spread or Call Spread; Short a Put Spread or Call Spread; Long a Ratio Put or Call Spread; Long or Short a Calendar; Long or Short a Diagonal; Long or Short a Butterfly; Long or Short a Straddle; Long or Short a Strangle; Long or Short an Iron Condor; Long or Short a Risk Reversal; Conclusion; Part IV Design and Execution; Chapter 10 The Elements of Design; The Elements.
Position Sizing and Stop LossesThe Process Starts with Goals; Conclusion; Chapter 11 Trading Plan; What to Look For; Conclusion; Chapter 12 Execution and Beyond; Execution; Hedging, Profit Taking, and Adjustments; Hedging; Profit Taking; Adjustments; Conclusion; Conclusion; Additional Resources; About the Companion Website; About the Author; Index.
A thorough guide to technical analysis methods applied for success in the options market Though still not widely practiced or accepted in the options market, technical analysis is becoming increasingly common. As the practice spreads, traders are discovering how useful technical analysis is for determining clear entry and exit signals. Trading Options: Using Technical Analysis to Design Winning Trades takes the standard technical analysis approach and applies it to the options market. Author Greg Harmon combines technical analysis with a deep understanding of the options market to explain how.