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Goodbye, Gibby

October 5, 2020


Options guru and veteran floor trader, Frank Fahey, opens the show discussing President Trump’s health before talking COVID-19 restrictions. John Flannigan talks Illinois’s ‘Fair Tax’ proposal. Kevin O’Neill joins Chief and John to reflect on the late Bob Gibson who passed away over the weekend. Finally, Mike Hart, veteran trader with Tastytrade and contributor to Luckbox Magazine, talks implied volatility, vertical spreads and using options as insurance. Don’t forget, Stocks & Jocks listeners receive a FREE digital subscription at luckboxmagazine.com/jocksSign up today!

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FRANK FAHEY

Frank Fahey is a multidisciplinary professional with over 30 years experience in Options Trading and Sales Management with an exceptional track record of superior results in high risk-reward corporate and entrepreneurial environments. He has been a member of both the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade. Frank is one of the few non-exchange employees certified to teach classes on advanced options strategy and options volatility on behalf of the Options Industry Council. Frank is consulting with an international agricultural cooperative to develop and implement strategies to use options to enhance hedging of their crops. He has worked a CBOE DPM, to develop Vega and gamma focused algorithms and methodologies for computer-based tools, and is the ad-hoc risk manager and consulting strategist for a private family hedge fund. Frank has developed presentations, seminars, webinars, and course content for the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the Options Industry Council, DiscoverOptions, OptionVue, PEAK6 University and CzechWealth (Prague).

JOHN FLANNIGAN

John Flannigan is a graduate from Notre Dame University and a retired English Professor from Prairie State College out of Chicago Heights, IL.

Kevin O’Neill

Kevin O’Neill is our Wednesday morning sports guy. His segment emphasizes what happens off the field as much as what happens on the field. All businesses have their intrigue, but the inner workings of sports organizations find their way into the public domain frequently. Unless a rant from the Chief spills into Kevin’s segment (not an unusual occurrence), he will highlight some of those sports related business issues; but be advised that those highlights usually come with an opinion. Read more.

MIKE HART

Mike Hart is a Tastytrade financial network personality and research team member. A veteran trader with expertise in futures and options, Mike is also a valued contributor to Luckbox Magazine – the control freak’s essential guide to life, money & probability. Luckbox is a monthly publication available on newsstands for $7.99 per issue. Stocks & Jocks listeners receive a FREE digital subscription at luckboxmagazine.com/jocksSign up today!