About Jacob Mintz

Jacob Mintz

Jacob Mintz is a professional options trader and financial analyst. 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 developed 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 is Chief Analyst for Cabot Options Trader and Cabot Options Trader Pro advisories.

Content by Jacob Mintz

Using Buy-Writes to Generate Income

Using Buy-Writes to Generate Income

"Nothing in life is free!" Many of us learned that expression at an early age, and I strongly agree with it. If anyone promises me free money, I run the  
Debunking 5 Options Trading Myths

Debunking 5 Options Trading Myths

It is true that options are risky if you don’t know what you’re doing. But with a little education on the subject, options trading can be as safe as you  
Signs the 2020 Bear Market May Be Over

Signs the 2020 Bear Market May Be Over

Timing in trading, and in life, is rarely perfect. Take, for example, my family: Several weeks ago we started a major kitchen remodeling that involved blowing up our current kitchen