JJ began his career in 1985 as a Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) market-maker, trading primarily in the S&P 100 (OEX) and S&P 500 (SPX) pits. While primarily an independent trader, he also worked for ING Bank and Blue Capital and was Managing Director of Option Trading for Van Der Moolen, USA. In 2006, JJ joined the thinkorswim Group, which was acquired by TD Ameritrade in 2009.
A 30-year trading veteran based in Chicago, JJ is a frequent CNBC guest, a Forbes contributor and is frequently quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Reuters, along with many other respected media outlets. He is also a Board Member at NYSE ARCA group.
When trading options on futures contracts, you need to understand what you are trading. Know the contract specifications, know how the futures options are priced, and the differences in expiration between the futures and options.
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