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Index Options and the Dow Jones

Course Expiration:
Course access expires 12 weeks from date of registration

Cost: Free

Course Overview:

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.

Course Outline:

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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