Index Options and the Dow Jones
Continuing Education Credit: 2 hours*
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In many ways index options are similar to options on individual stocks. They can serve as a way to add protection and diversity to your portfolio.
This lesson introduces you to options based on the Dow Jones Industrial Average(DJX) and explores some conservative strategies.
Introduction to Index Options
- Essential Terms and Definitions
Options on the Dow Jones Averages
Investor Strategy #1
- A Conservative Way of Investing in the Dow Jones Indexes
- A Variation on the Buy Index Call and Money Market Strategy
Investor Strategy #2
- Protecting a Portfolio
Unique Aspects of Index Options
Reducing the Risk of Changes in Implied Volatility
- Profit and Loss Table and Diagram
- Recognizing the Trade-Offs
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