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 207

After a stellar 2021, the bears took over the first week of 2022 as the Dow lost 0.3%, the S&P 500 fell 1.9% and the tech-heavy Nasdaq tumbled 4.5%. The bearishness continued throughout most of Monday’s trading session.
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LEAP Options for Investing in Oil

LEAP Options for Investing in Oil

When investing in oil you have the option of buying oil companies, ETFs, or futures, but long-term option investments may be the best play of the group. Investing in oil relies on more than just consumer demand. You'll contend with high day-to-day volatility that to...
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Cabot Profit Booster 205

This past week was another up/down/down/down type of week as the indexes continue to be wild day-to-day, but big picture have been losing some ground. And while the losses in the leading indexes haven’t been dramatic, as has been the case since Thanksgiving majority...
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Cabot Profit Booster Update 12/16/2021

Tomorrow is the expiration of our December covered calls, and I’m not going to sugar coat it—this month has not been kind to our stocks/trades. As @StockCats sarcastically said on Twitter, “It's a stock picker's market as long as you only pick the stocks...
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Cabot Profit Booster 204

Before we dive into this week’s idea, it’s time to move on from our ZoomInfo (ZI) and Camping World Holdings (CWH) covered call trades. Over the last two weeks as growth stocks, and most stocks in general, have come under intense pressure, ZI CWH...
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Cabot Profit Booster 203

As traders returned from the holiday-shortened week they were greeted with a brutal attack by the bears. Every attempt by the bulls to rally the market and individual stocks was quickly met by selling pressure.
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Cabot Profit Booster 202

The holiday-shortened week started out fairly mundane, but ended with fireworks, as news of a new Covid-19 strain, Omicron, hit the stock market. The thinly traded equity markets didn’t take kindly to the news as the market saw its worst one-day loss in months...
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