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About Randall Liss

Randall Liss is a long-time, seasoned veteran of the exchange-traded options industry. Mr Liss helped found the European Options Exchange in Amsterdam, an elected member of the Board of Directors, a long-time member of the Business Conduct Committee and a co-founder of The Market-Makers Association. He ran a market-making operation for a large Dutch bank and also managed his own market-making firm. Since 2006 Mr Liss has devoted his energy to educating and mentoring traders, investment clubs, individuals and institutions using his own proprietary curriculum, The Theory and Working Method of Trading Options. Randall has lectured in Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, London, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, New York and Chicago on a variety of investment and derivative strategies. He is also an on-camera options analyst for Bloomberg TV and the Business News Network. In 2008 Mr Liss returned to the town of his birth, Chicago. His clients include ABN AMRO Options Clearing, optionsXpress, Columbia College, The Chicago Institute of Investment, The Options Tribe and many private individuals and investment clubs. Mr Liss strongly believes in demystifying the options market and making the seemingly complex understandable.

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The Greater Fool Theory

That is more or less what I think about Bitcoin. Somebody stupider than you will buy  it and look for a greater fool. But, hey, I am glad that there is now a regulated exchange for which to hedge one's bets or hedges. I strongly beleive in a regulated options and...

Feeling A Little Altitude Sickness?

I know I am as this incredible Bull just keeps powering north. As a political aside, I don't see why this gawdawful tax bill is so damn bullish. Sure, it cuts taxes on corporations and the uber wealthy but it will absolutely explode the deficit (remember when...

The Market Can Do Anything

The title of today’s column is one of the most important market aphorisms ever. It is literally true that markets can do anything, however seemingly unlikely. I read a lot of options advice online. A lot of it so staggeringly inept that it is mind boggling. It’s...

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