The Market Taker's Edge: Insider Strategies from the Options Trading Floor

The Market Taker's Edge: Insider Strategies from the Options Trading Floor

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TRADE OPTIONS LIKE A SEASONED PRO! A Trading-Floor Veteran Shares his Secrets qWhat I like about Dan's book is that it's obvious he isn't just telling you how to trade, he's telling you how he trades. There's always a big difference between those who teach trading from an academic standpoint and those who have traded and have the ability to walk investors step by step through the trade. For my money, I always seek advice and counsel from those that walk the walk and Dan Passarelli has walked the walk.q Jon Najarian, cofounder On Dan Passarellia€™s first day as a clerk on the exchange floor, he spent the morning observing, practicing his hand signals, and running errands. Around midday, the veteran clerk he worked with said to him, a€œYoua€™re up. Ia€™m going to lunch.a€ Dan survived his trial by fire and went on to spend many years on the trading fl oor. He credits his success as a trader and educator to the hands-on experience he gained throughout his career. With The Market Takera€™s Edge, Passarelli shares the knowledge and insights other floor traders keep tight to their chestsa€”the knowledge you need to beat the market on a regular basis. This market maker turned market taker delivers a focused commentary on key concepts for operating in the options exchange like a pro. He offers a candid look at the ups and downs of his trading career and conveys the lessons he learned along the way in an informative and often entertaining way. After spending time on the floor in his shoes, youa€™ll understand: How professional traders attempt to make moneya€”and why ita€™s different from the way you make money Why market makers are not the enemy How both market takers and market makers can profit while taking opposite sides of the same trade How to focus on what is important in a trade and avoid the noise Dan Passarelli has already taught thousands of people how to make a living as traders, and now with The Market Takera€™s Edge, he can help you do it, too.... even be part of a pairs trade in which the trader sold, maybe, Google Inc. ( GOOG) calls or, Inc. (BIDU) calls against them. ... Analysis of volume and open interest is much like technical analysis using a stock chart and indicators.

Title:The Market Taker's Edge: Insider Strategies from the Options Trading Floor
Author:Dan Passarelli
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2011-07-27


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