Author: Andy Crowder

Andy CrowderAndy Crowder is a professional options trader, researcher and Chief Analyst of Crowder Options. Formerly with Oppenheimer & Co. in New York, Andy has leveraged his investment experience to develop his statistically based options trading strategy which applies probability theory to option valuations in order to execute risk-controlled trades. This proprietary strategy has been refined through two decades of research and real-world experience and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Seeking Alpha, and numerous other financial publications. Andy has helped thousands of option traders learn and implement his meticulous rules-driven options trading strategies through highly attended conferences, one-on-one coaching, webinars, and his work as a financial columnist. He currently resides in Bolton Valley, Vermont and when he's not trading, teaching and writing about options, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, backcountry skiing, biking, running and enjoying all things outdoors.

An Essential Tool When Using Options Selling Strategies

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I use a wide variety of tools when trading options, particularly when using options selling strategies. But there are only a few that I use with each and every trade I place. One of those tools is the Expected Move, also known as the Expected Range. As a quantitative trader who uses predominantly options selling… Read more »

The One Statistical Law All Successful Options Traders Follow

The foundation of all quantitative or statistically-based options traders rests on one statistical law – The Law of Large Numbers. The Law of Large Numbers states that as you increase your sample size, in our case number of trades, our expected value or probability of success will come to fruition. This is because the Central… Read more »