Robert Schroeder brings years of execution experience to his role as Futures & Options Specialist @ RCM Asset Management. He began his career in 1995 on the trading floors of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) in before moving to First American Discount in 1997, where he focused on technical analysis, studying under former CBOT Chairman Bill Mallers. After First American was purchased by MF Global in 2000, Robert was head trader of one of MF Gobal’s high-volume desks. There he focused on managed futures and execution for hedge funds, CTAs and high-net-worth individuals. Robert also worked with individuals and corporations on trading strategies, technical analysis and risk management. By working with these different traders he has learned multiple complex strategies on how to maximize profits while still making it affordable for the retail client. He does not believe in simply buying options or exclusively collecting premium by outright shorting options. Instead he builds different strategies that usually include buying & selling a combination of different options. He also is able to adjust strategies based on a specific client’s risk tolerance. Robert is the sole author of Options Corner and the CTA SideOp.