Speaker Details


Bob Lang is a private trader in equity and option markets at his company, Aztec Capital LLC. Through Explosive Options, he acts as an options trading mentor, providing trade ideas based on what he's doing for his own clients. Mr. Lang's focus is on building strong, long-term relationships with his subscribers and making options trading for income more accessible. Using his technical expertise and a direct, hands-on approach, he provides time-sensitive trading information in real-time. Mr. Lang serves as one of Jim Cramer's go-to technical experts on Mad Money and regularly contributes to TheStreet.com. Previously, he managed a $300 million pension and 401(k) plan for a Southern California cooperative. In early 2000, Mr. Lang launched Aztec Partners, a hedge fund for private and institutional clients, which was a top-performing fund that year relative to its peer group. In 2002, he worked with floor traders in the active bond-trading group of Countrywide Capital Markets, and in 2011, he launched Explosive Options.

Content from Bob Lang

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What to Do When a Bear Market Attacks

Make no mistake, this is not a normal market, so Bob Lang of ExplosiveOptions.net offers suggestions on how to survive in a bear market, since he feels that with elevated volatility, there could be…

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What Happens After a Stock Experiences an Earthquake?

Though some traders may look upon stocks that have plummeted as “gifts from the trading gods,” Bob Lang of ExplosiveOptions.net doesn’t think these stocks are a bargain after the i…

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The Bear Market Dark Cloud Analogy

Since institutions move stock prices—and move them big—it makes sense to follow the flow of the big money, so Bob Lang of ExplosiveOptions.net shares several important tools that he feel…

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The Art of Patience in Options Trading

It’s no big secret that the market is never that convenient, friendly, or accommodating, so Bob Lang, of ExplosiveOptions.net, suggests traders now focus on this key trait given that options t…

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What's Been Causing All the Volatility?

For the benefit of all traders who have seen the ups and downs of the VIX in recent years, Bob Lang, of ExplosiveOptions.net, explains that the psychology of markets never changes, only …

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How to Improve Your Trading in the New Year

While traders can try to understand why the markets behaved the way they did last year, Bob Lang, of ExplosiveOptions.net, thinks it will likely only explain a fraction of why they lost (and won) ce…

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Microsoft Leads Tech into 2016

Bob Lang, of ExplosiveOptions.net, takes a technical look at this tech stock that many traders consider “old.” However, as Bob also points out, “sometimes boring is profitable and a…

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How to Analyze Volume and Option Flow

Bob Lang, of ExplosiveOptions.net highlights two indicators he has found to be indispensable guides to his success as an options trader, trading volume and diagonal LEAP strategies. As a technicia…