Jacob Mintz

Jacob Mintz

Jacob Mintz is a professional options trader and editor of Cabot Options Trader. Using his proprietary options scans, Jacob creates and manages positions in equities based on unusual option activity and risk/reward.

Jacob developed his proprietary system during his years as an options market maker on the floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange, where he ran several trading crowds for nearly 10 years.

After a successful career on the trading floor Jacob was tasked with setting up a trading desk at a top-tier options trading company, trading against the most sophisticated hedge funds and institutions in the world.

Today Jacob trades for himself, coaches and teaches about options trading, and runs our Cabot Options Trader and Cabot Options Trader Pro advisories. Jacob lives in North Carolina with his wife and two kids who keep him very busy with their sports and social calendars.

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Options Trading Terminology

Options Trading Terminology

Options trading has its own vernacular. To get started with the basics of trading options, it’s important to familiarize yourself with options trading terminology. (This will also come in handy when you are reading Cabot Options Trader, my premium options advisory service, or the brand Cabot...
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Options Order Flow

Options Order Flow

As I have written in the past, my favorite order flow signal is the repeated big buyer, for whom price is no issue. And a reader recently asked a question about order flow, and sizable trades, "How can a trader buy or sell when...
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