James Bittman – Investing with LEAPS. What You Should Know About Long Term Investing
Run time: 87 min. Stand the test of time in the trading arena by putting LEAPS® to work for you! Long-Term Equity AnticiPation Securities®, widely known as LEAPS®, are long-term call and put options with expirations up to three years in the future. Having grown in popularity over the last decade, LEAPS® are one of the hottest and most powerful investment vehicles around. Leading options expert and best-selling financial author James Bittman both compares and combines LEAPS® with traditional short-term options. Find out how…
- LEAPS® calls can be used as a leveraged stock substitute when writing short-term calls
- deltas of LEAPS® options differ noticeably from deltas of same-strike short-term options
- short-term trading with LEAPS® involves trade-offs with less percentage profit for less time decay
This instructive and revealing presentation teaches you how to strategically use LEAPS® to your advantage. Incorporate LEAPS® into your overall investment strategy by using many of the benefits their longer timeframe and incredible versatility offer. Limitless opportunities, low-risk investments, and soaring profits await you. Get started now!
James B. Bittman is a staff instructor at The Options Institute, the education division of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), where he teaches seminars on options to investors in the United States and Europe. He is also on the faculty at the Illinois Institute of Technology, and holds a commodity options membership at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). A successful options trader for more than 20 years, Bittman also wrote the best-selling Options for the Stock Investor.