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The Intelligent Option Investor is the first book that explains how to use options prudently as a Value Investor
Praise for The Intelligent Option Investor
I highly recommend the book! The author does a fantastic job explaining how to use derivatives in long-term, value-oriented investing. He explains how to use derivatives to make your payoff asymmetric – where your upside and downside are different. He does not focus on the mathematics of options, but rather on how to use them in a sensible way. An analogy one can think of is driving a car – you don’t need to understand precisely how the car works in order to use it.
five starsvia Amazon.com
This is easily the most readable book on options that I’ve encountered. Borrowing from the likes of Graham and Buffet, the author makes an otherwise complex and intimidating subject approachable and enjoyable. This book is a a wonderful first text for those interested in learning the fundamentals of option investing and even offers something for more seasoned investors. Regardless of your experience or background, if you’re interested in learning about options or just refreshing on some topics y…
five starsvia Amazon
This is a must read for anyone who uses options even if they are deeply experienced. I have read many of the books out there on option investing and found them to be obtuse or something written by a market insider who loved options because they drove commissions – not profits. Finally a book that is written for Investors.
five starsvia Amazon
Erik knows–and lays out here–that to use options successfully, you need to understand the underlying stock and its valuation first. This is one of few books on options that teaches this fruitful, combined approach. And that’s why it works.
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The Intelligent Option Investor reflects Erik’s keen understanding of how companies create value for their owners, which is essential to successful option investing. In addition to showcasing Erik’s expertise in developing option investment strategies based on fundamental security analysis and a long-term time horizon, this book delivers the information in a way that’s accessible to individual investors, offering them the resources to use options to help them meet their financial goals.
founder, chairman, and CEOMorningstar, Inc.