I’ve read a few option books.
THANKS... This is probably the most comprehensive "greeks" article/book I’ve read.

Wonderful blog. …..
A wonder wealth of knowledge there. Thanks so much for your kindness in publishing it!

Thank you very much for the most concise and simplest option intro. Highly recommended.

So far, yours is the best blog/site on basic options notes in the web that I have chanced upon.

Saturday, October 16, 2010


In the previous article, we had explained what Historical Volatility is very briefly. In these series, in order to gain better understanding and hence be able to interpret its meaning better, we’ll discuss more in-depth about Historical Volatility. As usual, I’ll try to share my understanding about this topic as simple as possible, so that it’ll be easier to understand for everyone.
Click the following link to read each article:

1) Definition of Historical Volatility
2) Formula to calculate HV
3) Steps to calculate HV using MS Excel (with example)
4) Understanding Standard Deviation
5) How to annualise Standard Deviation
6) Interpretation of Historical Volatility
7) Comparing HV

Other Learning Resources:
* FREE Trading Educational Videos with Special Feature
* FREE Trading Educational Videos from Trading Experts

Related Topics:
* Understanding Implied Volatility (IV)
* Understanding Option Greek
* Understanding Option’s Time Value
* Learning Candlestick Charts
* Options Trading Basic – Part 1
* Options Trading Basic – Part 2