Patrick Lafferty Single Stock Futures

ISBN 13: 9780071390897

Single Stock Futures

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9780071390897: Single Stock Futures

All about the trading world's hottest new product, from today's leading expert

Already hugely popular in London, and backed by Chicago's largest futures and options exchanges, single stock futures have the potential to be among the biggest in the U.S. marketplace. Single Stock Futures­­the first book on this exciting financial instrument­­explains what single stock futures are, how they work, and how to trade them, providing avid traders with both an introduction and an in-depth education on these hot additions to the futures marketplace.

The influential Bridge Trader says single stock futures "could end up becoming the biggest derivative of them all." Readers will find out why, as Single Stock Futures reveals:

  • Must-know specifics such as margin requirements and contract specifications
  • Market-tested strategies, including hedging, spread trading, and short selling
  • Advantages of single stock futures­­including liquidity and standardized contracts­­over outright stock ownership

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SINGLE STOCK FUTURES­­What They Are, How to Trade Them, and Why They Are Today's Best New Opportunity for Millions of Investors

Single stock futures are poised to take U.S. markets by storm. Already hugely popular in London and other key international financial centers­­and backed by the largest futures and options exchanges in the U.S.­­these flexible investment vehicles combine the best aspects of stock and futures trading, and allow investors to gain control over sizable blocks of stock while tying up just a fraction of the money required for actual stock ownership.

Single Stock Futures is the first book to explore the ins and outs of this exciting new vehicle, and provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to begin trading single stock futures today. Straightforward and no-nonsense, it discusses:

  • The profitable advantages of investing in single stock futures
  • Essential details for integrating single stock futures into existing trading programs
  • "Short-sale" strategies for profiting from market declines

Single stock futures are one of the most significant trading developments in decades. Let Single Stock Futures show you how to use this exciting new hybrid to protect gains made in your overall portfolio, and dramatically increase the leverage and profit potential of every trade you make.

"Make no mistake: this new dynamic investment vehicle is here to stay, and will undoubtedly grow to be one of the most utilized instruments in the investment world. The investors who take time to educate themselves early will, as usual, be miles ahead of the public masses..."­­From Single Stock Futures

Rarely is a new investment product introduced that has the potential to improve the performance of virtually every trader it touches. Single Stock Futures introduces you to just such a product. This seminal book describes the uses and dynamics of single stock futures, and reveals how every trader and investor can profit from their unprecedented combination of accessibility and leverage.

Plain-English enough to be understood by all investors, yet detailed enough to satisfy the most sophisticated professionals, this first-of-its-kind book discusses:

  • Why single stock futures were created years ago, and why officials have decided only now to introduce them into U.S. markets
  • Market-tested techniques for using single stock futures to augment your investment program
  • Technical analysis strategies for spotting opportunities and controlling risk

In Single Stock Futures, Patrick Lafferty describes how to use single stock futures in combination with, or even in place of, actual stock ownership. It describes how anyone involved with the market­­from the traditional buy-and-hold investor to the aggressive day trader­­can realize significant advantages through the use of these easy-to-understand vehicles, and outlines the many ways in which investors can seamlessly and profitably incorporate them into existing portfolios.

Today's fast-changing financial environment has made it clear that, to be successful, investors must increase their knowledge of global stock markets as well as the products that drive those markets. Single Stock Futures represents the logical next step for investors everywhere. With details of a product designed to both insure against catastrophic portfolio losses and produce incrementally greater gains, it should be considered required reading for all investors looking to fine-tune their investment programs and gain every possible edge that modern markets and technologies have to offer.

About the Author:

Patrick Lafferty is one of today's leading authorities on single stock futures and an analyst, broker, and commodity trading advisor for the global investment firm Fox Investments, a division of Man Financial. A featured expert with TradingWorks.com, Lafferty has contributed to national publications including The Wall Street Journal, Investor's Business Daily, and Barron's, appeared on financial networks including Bloomberg and CNBC, and is a regular contributor to several industry magazines.

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