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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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Remember:  There’s Always An Option

Remember: There’s Always An Option

After 5 1/2 years writing this blog it is time for me to stop. As I said in previous columns, I am simply tired of providing high quality content for free. When I asked my 800 or so subscribers if they'd be willing to spend $10 a month for a daily options and market...

My Penultimate Column

My Penultimate Column

As I have said in two previous columns, because nobody seems to be willing to pay a paltry $10 a month for a daily column from yours truly, I will no longer contribute original content as of October 1st, 2018. My website will stay here as an educational resource and...

Not Many Columns Left

Not Many Columns Left

As I begin to, sadly, wind down The Liss Report I thought I'd leave my readers with a final few gems of wisdom There are a lot of stock market sayings, some of them quite cliché. But clichés often are just that because they are true. Here are a few of my favorites:...

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