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Russell Rhoads

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Connection to Illinois: Rhoads received a Master's Crertificate in Financial Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 2003.

Biography: Russell Rhoads, CFA, is an instructor with the Options Institute at the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He joined the Institute in 2008 after a career as an investment analyst and trader with a variety of firms including Highland Capital Management?, Caldwell & Orkin Investment Counsel, TradeLink Securities and Millenium Management?. He is a financial author and editor having contributed to Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities magazine and edited several books for Wiley publishing. Rhoads also instructs a graduate level options course at the University of Illinois - Chicago and acts as an instructor for the Options Industry Council.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Russell Rhoads on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Candlestick Charting for Dummies.
ISBN: 9781118051900 OCLC: 793656795

For Dummies [Imprint] Hoboken : 2010


Option spread trading :
ISBN: 9780470944325 OCLC: 656452714

Wiley, Hoboken, N.J. : ©2011.

A practical guide to unlocking the power of option spreads When dealing with option spreads your looking to purchase one option in conjunction with the sale of another option. If managed properly, these spreads can provide experienced investors with the potential for large returns without undertaking a great deal of risk. Option Spread Trading provides a comprehensive, yet easy-to-understand explanation of option spreads, and shows you how to select the best spread strategy for any given market outlook. Along the way, author Russell Rhoads discusses spread strategies that can be used to profit from a strong up or down directional move in a stock, a stagnant market, or a highly volatile market. He also details how you can harness the leverage of options to create a low-risk position that provides the potential for a big profit. All manner of spreads are covered, from calendar and horizontal spreads to vertical and diagonal spreads. Highlights how you can monitor and adjust an existing spread position and provides tips on how to exit a spread trade. Includes exercises and examples to test and reinforce your knowledge of the concepts presented. Option spread trading has become increasingly popular with active traders and investors. Gain a better understanding of this powerful approach with Option Spread Trading as your guide.--