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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Cabot Profit Booster 163

The stock market added to its gains last week up for a second straight week with the S&P 500 up 1.2% while the Nasdaq jumped 1.7%. Of note, February expiration is upon us this week. And all three of our February positions (Alcoa, and...
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Cabot Profit Booster Update 2/19/2021

The expiration of our February covered calls is today, and we have two positions (KSS and SNAP) that are deep-in-the-money and will almost certainly be called away for maximum gains (great scenario) and another (AA) that is just in-the-money and likely to be called, but will...
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Cabot Profit Booster 162

The stock market added to its gains last week up for a second straight week with the S&P 500 up 1.2% while the Nasdaq jumped 1.7%. Of note, February expiration is upon us this week. And all three of our February positions (Alcoa, and...
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Cabot Profit Booster 161

The stock market enjoyed a big upside reversal last week, snapping back strongly from the recent slump. The DJIA rose 3.9% for the week while the S&P 500 gained 4.6%. Big-tech stocks reasserted a leadership role thanks in part to blow-out earnings from Amazon (GOOGL),...
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Cabot Profit Booster 160

The stock market was under a bit more selling pressure last week as investors seem to be acting negative, even in response to positive earnings results. Unfortunately, the volatility shook us out of our Coeur Mining (CDE) covered call position. We won’t get every trade but...
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Cabot Profit Booster 159

The stock market has been swinging up and down in recent days as investors digest fourth-quarter earnings results and look for the next catalyst to move markets. That said, it’s a good idea to get a bit more defensive with new positions, focusing established...
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Cabot Profit Booster 156

The Cabot Profit Booster portfolio had a spectacular 2020, aided by great stock picks from Cabot Top Ten Trader Chief Analyst Mike Cintolo, “juicy” call premiums which we sold via our covered call strategy, and a generally strong market. Now that the calendar has flipped to 2021, will...
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Cabot Profit Booster 155

This is one of the two weeks a year where Cabot Top Ten Trader is not published, which means there won’t be a new Profit Booster covered call trade this week. That being said, I did want to note that our four open positions (AA, UBER, CDE)...
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