In Volatility Trading, Sinclair offers you a quantitative model for measuring volatility in order to gain an edge in your everyday option trading endeavors. With an. Filled with volatility models including brand new option trades for quant traders * Options trader Euan Sinclair specializes in the design and implementation of. Volatility trading / Euan Sinclair. — Second edition. pages cm. — (Wiley trading series). Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN .
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With an accessible, straightforward approach, he guides traders tradinb the basics of option pricing, volatility measurement, hedging, money management, and trade evaluation. This new edition includes new chapters on the dynamics of realized and implied volatilities, trading the variance premium and using options to trade special situations in equity markets.
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Options Math for Volatilitt Scott Nations. Flap sinclar Volatility, by definition, is indicative of underlyingrandomness. Volatiity there are patterns within the noise that can bemeasured and exploited. No one knows this better than author EuanSinclair, a highly successful options trader with a doctorate inquantum sinclaor. But the Second Edition of Volality Trading isn’tjust about the numbers.
Drawing upon his fifteen years as aprofessional trader, Sinclair provides a fully fleshed-out approachto trading that relies as much on the all-important “human element”and the psychological and emotional biases that drive tradingdecisions, as it does on quantitative analysis.
Ultimately, says Sinclair, trading is about having a coherenttrading philosophy and developing a rigorous system. It’s aboutsetting a goal that can be clearly expressed in one sentence, andabout finding trades with a clear statistical edge. And, finally, it’s about capturing that edge and sizing each trade in a way thatis consistent with your goal. Everything you do as a trader must bedone within this framework. Taking an accessible, straightforward approach, Sinclairprovides you with the knowledge and tools you need to create justsuch a framework.
He walks you through the basics of optionpricing, volatility measurement, hedging, money management, andperformance evaluation.
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And he develops aBlack-Scholes-Merton-based quantitative model for measuringvolatility that can easily can be adapted to trading virtually anytype of financial instrument. Responding to major changes in the markets since the firstedition, Sinclair has expanded his scope in this SecondEdition to include coverage of the many new opportunitiesavailable in VIX futures, ETNs, and leveraged ETFs.
Back cover copy Praise from experts for the Second Edition of VolatilityTrading “Benefitting from his experience as an option trader and hisbackground as a physicist, Euan Sinclair gives a comprehensive anddetailed treatment of theoretical and practical aspects involved involatility trading.
The style is to-the-point, focused, and honest. Heartilyrecommended for the practitioner, as well as the academic who wantsto know. It has been updated to cover innovationsin markets as well as additional material on behavioral finance andcapturing risk premium Everyone who dinclair options should read thisbook.
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He specializes in the design and implementation of quantitative trading strategies. Sinclair is currently a proprietary option trader for Bluefin Trading, where he trades based on quantitative models of his own design. He holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the University volaatility Bristol. Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
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