In today's volatile stock markets, you need creative strategies and effective risk management techniques to build and trade successfully. This course teaches you how to price stock options and manage risks while maximizing your payoff. Simulated trading exercises emphasize practical techniques and strategies. If you're interested in pursuing the Certificate in Derivatives Market Strategies administered by the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI), this course will help you prepare to write the Option Strategies Course Exam.
What You'll Learn
Design customized option-trading strategies to magnify the trade payoff.
Apply the Black-Scholes option-pricing formula to price call and put options.
Analyze and compute historical and implied volatilities for different stock options.
Learn how to use sensitivity "Greeks" to measure and manage market risks.