Headshot of Brian OverbyAs senior options analyst for Ally Invest, Brian Overby is a widely sought-after resource for his option trading knowledge and market insights. He has contributed to numerous articles for the Wall Street Journal, Reuters, and Bloomberg, and has had frequent appearances on CNBC Fast Money and Fox Business News.

A veteran of the financial industry since 1992, Brian continually seeks to improve the understanding of the retail investor. He has given thousands of option trading seminars worldwide, written hundreds of articles on investing, and is the author of the popular trading resource The Options Playbook and its free, acclaimed companion site OptionsPlaybook.com.  Prior to Ally, Brian was a senior staff instructor for the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and managed the training department for one of the world’s largest market makers, Knight Trading Group.

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Featured articles from Brian Overby:

The Rookie’s Course on Options Trading

Bullish and Bearish Option Trading Strategies

10 Options Trading Mistakes and Strategies to Avoid

Options Trading Explained: A Beginner’s Guide

How to Start Investing in 3 Simple Steps

Apple and Tesla Stock Splits: Options Trading FAQs

Is Option Trading Right for You?

How Option Pricing Is Determined

How to Read a Stock Option Quote

What Is an Option? DIY Investing With Brian Overby