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W. Edward Olmstead  

Dr. W. Edward Olmstead ( currently serves as Chief Options Strategist at Olmstead Options Trading Strategies and is the author of "Options for the Beginner and Beyond," top-rated by customers on From 2003 - 2007 he served as the original editor of The Options Professor, a popular newsletter on options trading and has consulted on short-term trading strategies with member company of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.

Dr. Olmstead is Professor of Applied Mathematics in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Northwestern University. He has taught courses that cover both the theory for options pricing and practical strategies for trading options. Dr. ...More
  • Description: Independent trader. Trading frequency: Weekly
  • Interests: ETFs, Options
Dr. Olmstead's Options Trading Strategies Our mission: provide options trading education, concise options strategies and expert guidance on how to play those strategies. Our paid subscription service is intended for beginners and is designed to grow with you and take you from novice to experienced trader. We welcome you to our on-line options ...More
Options for the Beginner and Beyond We regularly share our ideas about options trading and observations on market action, but this is a two-way conversation. Please jump in, ask questions, contribute your ideas and discuss your successes – and failures. There’s lots to learn from these shared experiences. You are learning how to be a better ...More
Options for the Beginner and Beyond: Unlock the Opportunities and Minimize the Risks Trader, professor and editor of a successful options newsletter, Olmstead consolidates his vast knowledge and experience into this accessible guide to options. Appropriate for both beginners and more seasoned investors, this book covers everything from the basics of call and put options to advanced topics ...More