Chapter 15 - Slides 01-16 - Stock Options; Calls and PutsThere is no need for you to go to a casino to gamble. Just talk to your broker about trading options! Are you a big fan of Las Vegas or Atlantic City? You say you want something exciting and risky? You say that stocks are not volatile enough for you? Well, then, you may be a potential sucker, uh, er, I mean, candidate for trading options! Are you not content enough to make $10 on a $20 investment? How ‘bout making $10 on a $1 investment?! Sound too good to be true? Well, yes, it is to good to be true, in our humble opinion. But that does not mean that there are not thousands upon thousands of options speculators who believe that they will defy the odds and actually make money trading options. In this presentation, we learn about stock options contracts ... and why prudent investors should stay far away from them!
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