Ch 8: Options in the Financial Industry

About This Chapter

Explore the short lessons, mini quizzes and practice test in this chapter to build your knowledge of options in the financial industry. As you prepare for a test, feel free to access these study materials anytime that suits your personal schedule.

Options in the Financial Industry - Chapter Summary

This chapter goes over different options in the financial industry. Study hedging and speculation in the stock market and also looks at long and short options strategies and the fundamentals of option valuation. Upon completion of the lessons, you could be ready to do the following:

  • Define and describe stocks, payoffs and puts and calls
  • Differentiate between equity and index options
  • Provide a description of underlying and cash settlement options
  • Compare and contrast covered and uncovered options strategy
  • Describe differences between American and European options
  • Explain the option disclosure document

All resources in this chapter are available 24/7 and can be utilized via your preferred computer or mobile device. Full online accessibility lets you study during timeframes you desire and visit as many times as you'd like. With each lesson is a multiple-choice quiz you can take anytime to assess your comprehension of topics covered. A practice test is also available to check your understanding of all lessons featured in this chapter.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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