As an active trader in today's market,you are faced with unprecedented challenges. Dramaticprice swings in equity, debt, and currency havemade it tougher than ever to manage and trade risk.But with great risk, of course, comes great opportunity-and Advanced Options Trading delivers adetailed system for successfully trading options in ahighly volatile and unpredictable global market. Noted options educator and owner of his ownbrokerage house, Kevin M. Kraus explains the bestpractices for using options to capture premium,reduce equity purchase prices, manage the costs ofbuying options, and control portfolio risk-criticalskills for finding steady profits in our ever-shiftingeconomic landscape. He offers a close examinationof the nature of volatility and what it means forinvestors, whether they're just getting started orare veterans of the options market. Advanced Options Trading covers: The critical nature of forward-lookingimplied volatilityWays to level the volatility playingfield with optionsTechniques for adding value to aportfolio while managing riskThe functions of price hedging-and how to do it effectivelyInterest rate options and whichfactors drive debt marketsOptions analysis techniques Options are among the most valuable tools forhedging and risk management, and they alsofunction as profitable investment vehicles, allowingyou to make bearish trades through radicalmarket shifts. Advanced Options Trading provides a solid foundationon the options market, along with the necessaryskills for trading and managing risk in today's constantlyexpanding and contracting market.