Because of the growing popularity of financial markets, it is only inevitable that information on the basic concepts of options trading and right way to engage in the industry is also available in various forms of media.
Aside from the Internet, options trading samples and simulations are also available in video format and on DVD. It is believed that such products are designed for people who are always on the go and would like to view and learn options trading strategies while on the road or while travelling using their laptops.
Here are some of the most popular options trading videos available on DVD:
- Author: Joseph Fray; Title: A Complete Course in Option Trading Fundamentals
This options trading video tackles insights by Options Industry Council professor Joseph Frey. It offers a comprehensive look into the options trading industry, from the most elementary topics to the most sophisticated ones. Subjects include options’ market behavior and how different they are from stocks, how market volatility influences options movements and calls and puts. Notable in his discussion are his 3 reasons why options traders fold, 4 key options trading strategies, how time affects profits from options trading and his famous 50% rule for options pricing shifts.
- Author: James Bittman; Title: Picking The Best Stocks And Strategies For Every Option Trade, A Complete Course ON Option Trading Fundamentals
Aside from the general concepts surrounding options trading, the author also discusses straddle techniques, interpreting sophisticated bull and bear spreads, as well the directional option programs that he has been teaching his classes over the past years. Topics include how the prices of options are determined, what causes pricing shifts, when to apply certain strategies, and even provides case studies for a better understanding of financial tactics.
- Author: Larry McMillan; Title: The Volatility Primer: Insider Methods For Option Trading
In this DVD, McMillan tackles in large part how market volatility influences securities underlying certain options and how one can significantly boost trading results based on this knowledge. It is basically a crash course in deciphering volatility and how you can get around it to ensure the best possible value for your investment.
This DVD has already been given the Traders’ Hall of Fame AWard. There are many other options trading courses and tips available on DVD. A quick search through Google will bear hundreds of such videos and all you have to is sift through them to find out what instructions suit your needs best. Happy hunting!