Options volatility: What you need to know
Volatility is a key factor in options prices, so understanding its impact is critical to sound options trading. Learn how to use volatility analysis when setting up trades.
Senior Strategist, Investor Education, E*TRADE Securities LLC
Todd Rich is a Senior Strategist of Investor Education with E*TRADE Securities. Todd joined E*TRADE with the acquisition of OptionsHouse, where he was President of OptionMonster, an education and media entity. He’s had an extensive career in the financial industry, having been a market maker on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and then migrating into working directly for the exchanges with stints at Eurex, BOX Options, and the New York Stock Exchange. He is well-versed in options trading as well as market structure. He has both a BA and MBA from UCLA, and he holds the FINRA Series 7 license and the NFA Series 3 license. Although having grown up in California, he now lives in Chicago with his wife and two sons.