Not the best book to read because it the writer make it too hard to understand with $ jargon. Author didn't make the book attractive at all and that cause me to this book empty handed.
"I didn't know anything about options, and had come to Amazon to find a book that I could read that would cover the basics and hopefully go over practical trading strategies that a novice could execute. Well, I read the customer reviews on this book, at the time 9 reviews, all 5 out of 5. I'm very Read more...
Enjoyed the book when I first went through it but now looking back it was very basic....but I guess that's why it was entitled Options Made Easy. A good reference book for various basic strategies and a good book for an investor just starting out with options and learning how to trade them - the ch Read more...
Good for beginners, lots of info
I can agree with reviewer Relaaax that this is a basic introduction to options trading - nothing in this book will get you up to speed with the actual trade management, but learning the fundamental factors in a company's operations that influence the stock and options, and getting an introduction to Read more...
"But not worth the time. It's too basic when it comes to options. Options are hard, and perhaps it will be suited for some, but in my opinion you'll get more information on the CBOE website, for free!! http://www.cboe.com/learncenter/ Enjoy!"
good starting point
"Pro: gives you a good solid foundation on how options work and some basic strategies. Should get you up to speed on understanding how options work easy to read and very well written Cons: very basic not really a trading strategies book. More of a concepts and definition book"
Didn't really like it
Didn't really like it. I thought it was very basic. Good explanations but a little oversimplified. I think if you have experience with options you may want to look else where. There are so many books about options on the market as well as free material off the web. I learned a lot with free inf Read more...
The Title Says It All
Exactly as the title puts it! Options Made Easy, a great concise guide to have for any beginner or even someone advanced to double-check something. A lot of P&L diagrams which are an essential for more complex trades.
A must-have for any option trader's library
"When I first started options trading, this book was recommended to me by 3 different sources. Guy teaches the basics of numerous options trading strategies along with the benefits and drawbacks of each. If you are a new options trader or interested in learning options this book is perfect for you Read more...