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.
Articles by Jacob Mintz
Any doubts surrounding the work-from-home secular theme were dispelled by the pandemic, as remote platforms are now more prevalent than ever, and it should stay that way—recent surveys point out that up to three quarters of companies anticipate remote work being part of long-term...
In what came as a shock to many, some brick-and-mortar retailers actually did quite well during the shutdown. This retailer emerged as one of the winners in the locked down economy, keeping all its stores open during the pandemic and reporting strong online (+45%)...
There's a lot of mystery and misinformation out there about options trading. Here are five common misconceptions - and what the real truth is.
Want to know how to hedge your portfolio in case a second wave of coronavirus sends stocks spiraling again? Try put options.
With interest rates back near zero, you need to get creative to find yield. One way to do it is to sell covered calls. Here's how it works.