Introduction to derivatives and options

Basic and fundamental concepts
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In this course we introduce derivatives, an interesting subject that scares the layman, partly because of an apparent complexity of management, partly because of the images that are reported to us by the media. Derivatives are accused of being the evil of modern finance, instruments of death and speculation aimed at ruining the real economy and jobs. In reality, derivatives are like kitchen knives: it all depends on their use!
Concepts like margin, long, short sale, risk profile and payoff

Requirements

  • It is enough to have a brief knowledge of financial markets

Description

In this course we introduce derivatives and options, an interesting subject that scares the layman, partly because of an apparent complexity of management, partly because of the images that are reported to us by the media. Derivatives are accused of being the evil of modern finance, instruments of death and speculation aimed at ruining the real economy and jobs. In reality, derivatives are like kitchen knives: it all depends on the use made of them! We provide you with the basic knowledge and tools to understand how to operate with options. They are fantastic tools with enormous flexibility. Whether you are an aspiring trader or a long-term investor, you will notice the huge benefits that mastering these concepts can bring to your trading. They are non-linear tools that allow us to reduce the risk of our money put on the market and at the same time increase the probability of profit.

Who this course is for:

  • Traders and investitors

Course content

2 sections8 lectures51m total length
  • Introduction to derivatives
    05:11
  • Derivatives: from theory to practice
    08:14
  • Fair value, volumes, open interest
    05:59
  • The risk profile of linear assets
    04:10

Instructor

Chief trader presso sunnymoney.it e sunnymoney.cloud
Bruno Nappini
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 157 Reviews
  • 2,274 Students
  • 8 Courses

Classe 1963 e toscano DOC.

Ha una formazione in studi Classici e un percorso di Laurea in Scienze Politiche all’Università di Siena.

Dal 1991 opera professionalmente nei Mercati Finanziari.

Nel corso degli anni si è specializzato nella costruzione e gestione di portafogli in opzioni e future sui principali sottostanti Europei e Americani.

Svolge attività di formazione e mentoring partecipando come relatore in occasione di convegni e tavole rotonde e collabora con primari istituti finanziari e testate web. E’ Coach professionista ai sensi della Legge n.4 del 13 gennaio 2013.