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Russell Rhoades

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Russell Rhoads, CFA, is an instructor with the Options Institute at the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

Biography: He is a financial author and editor having contributed to Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities magazine and edited several books for Wiley publishing and serves as an instructor for The Options Industry Council. He is a double graduate of the University of Memphis with a BBA ('92) and an MS ('94) in Finance and also received a Master's Certificate in Financial Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 2003.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction; Other

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Russell Rhoades on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Candlestick charting for dummies /
ISBN: 0470178086 OCLC: 233834895

Wiley, Hoboken, N.J. : 2008.

Translate candlestick patterns and use them to predict market behavior. Want to gain a trading edge with candlestick charts, but find them confusing? No worries -- this friendly, practical guide explains candlestick charting and technical analys.

Option Spread Trading :
ISBN: 0470618981 OCLC: 700704076

John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken : 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 profi.

Trading VIX derivatives :
ISBN: 0470933089 OCLC: 747412764

Wiley, Hoboken, N.J. : ©2011.

"Trading VIX Derivatives will be a comprehensive book covering all aspects of the Chicago Board Options Exchange stock market volatility index. The book will explain the mechanics and strategies associated with trading VIX options, futures, exchange trading notes and options on exchange traded notes. Known as the "fear index" the VIX provides a snapshot of expectations about future stock market volatility and generally moves inversely to the overall stock market. As such, many market participants look at the VIX to help understand market sentiment and predict turning points. With a slew of VIX index trading products now available, there are a variety of strategies traders use to speculate outright on the direction of market volatility or to use the products in conjunction with other instruments to create spread trades or hedge their overall risk. A top instructor at the CBOE's Options Institute, the author will reflect the wide range of uses associated with the VIX and will make the book useful to both new traders and seasoned professionals"--