OPTIONS, TRADING

Jay Soloff

Options Portfolio Manager,

Options Floor Trader PRO

  • Former CBOE Floor Trader with 22 Years' Experience
  • Options Portfolio Manager with Investors Alley
  • Creator of Options Trading Mastery Training Course

About Jay

Jay Soloff is the lead options analyst at Investors Alley. He is the editor for Options Floor Trader, an investment advisory bringing you professional options trading strategies, with all the bells and whistles of Wall Street, but simplified so all you have to do is enter the trades with your broker. He believes in combining income-generating, high-probability strategies with targeted buying opportunities to succeed in any market condition. Prior to his work with Investors Alley, Mr. Soloff was a professional options market maker on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the largest options trading exchange in the world. He also worked with Wall Street firms to help design options market making software for trading on electronic exchanges when those exchanges first came to the U.S. Mr. Soloff was a senior analyst at a hedge fund, where he worked closely with multiple options trading funds employing some of the most cutting edge strategies in the field. Over two decades ago he got his start at the Kansas City Board of Trade in the Wheat Futures pit. With 20 years of experience in options, Mr. Soloff's focus is on making professional options strategies available to anyone who wants to learn. He specializes in teaching traders how to use volatility to trade options like a pro.

Jay's Articles

One of the great things about options is that there are so many ways they can be used. There are endless iterations when it comes to implementing options trades, says Jay Soloff of Investors Alley.
The options action continues to run hot in AMC Entertainment (AMC). AMC was one of the stocks targeted as a short squeeze candidate by the Wall Street Bets crowd, says Jay Soloff of Investors Alley.
You know your company has made it when it’s parodied on Saturday Night Live, says Jay Soloff of Investors Alley.
For the moment, short-term craziness in the market has evaporated. Volatility is returning to more normal levels—well, normal for the last year anyhow, says Jay Soloff of Investors Alley.

Jay's Videos

When it comes to short- and medium-term trading, there is almost no reason to choose a stock over an option. Nearly anything you can accomplish trading stocks can be improved upon using options. Jay Soloff will discuss using options for directional trading, utilizing cash secured puts, different ways to use covered calls, and more!
When it comes to short- and medium-term trading, there is almost no reason to choose a stock over an option. Nearly anything you can accomplish trading stocks can be improved upon using options. Jay Soloff will discuss using options for directional trading, utilizing cash secured puts, different ways to use covered calls, and more.
Many beginning options traders feel they don't have a solid grasp on the concept of volatility. Yet, this concept is at the core of profitable options trading. Discover three simple steps for analyzing options volatility before making your trades, selecting which trades give you the best probability for profit, and how to avoid making bad trades. These basic steps can significantly improve your odds of success and your bottom line.
How to educate yourself in the world of options


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Options Floor Trader PRO

An investment advisory bringing you professional options trading strategies, with all the bells and whistles of Wall Street, but simplified so all you have to do is enter the trades with your broker. Jay Soloff believes in combining income-generating, high-probability strategies with targeted buying opportunities to succeed in any market condition.

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