# Options Trading

# Options Trading

**Options**

Call-Put Parity Explained (For Beginners!)

Introduction to the Black-Scholes formula

**Trading**

Black-Scholes Formula

Basic Shorting

Basic Shorting verses Put

Call as a leverage

Arbitrage Basics

**Forward and **Futures** Contracts**

Forward contract introduction

Futures introduction

Motivation for the futures exchange

Futures margin mechanics

Verifying hedge with futures margin mechanics

Futures and forward curves

Contango from trader perspective

Severe contango generally bearish

Backwardation bullish or bearish

Futures curves II

Contango

Backwardation

Contango and backwardation review

Upper bound on the forward settlement price

Lower bound on forward settlement price

Arbitraging futures contract

Arbitraging futures contracts II

Futures fair value in the pre-market

Interpreting futures fair value in the premarket

Predicting stock price mathematically

Selling Covered Call

**Calculators in Excel**

**Option Strategies**

Strangle

Risk Reversal

Collar

Fence

Iron Butterfly

Iron condor

Jade Lizard

**Credit Default Swaps**

Credit default swaps (CDS) intro

Credit default swaps

Credit default swaps 2

Use cases for credit default swaps

Financial weapons of mass destruction