Ophir Gottlieb

About Ophir Gottlieb


Mr. Gottlieb writes financial news for CML and also as a contributor to Yahoo! Finance, CNN Money, MSN Money, and before then for Marketwatch, Business Insider, TheStreet and Real Money. He has become a staple in financial TV, often times seen on the Business News Network and CBC. Mr. Gottlieb's experience includes working as an option market maker on the NYSE ARCA exchange floor (CBOE remotely), as Managing Director of Client Services and Algorithmic Trading for Livevol, Inc, and as the Managing Director and Product Manager of Quantitative Research for GMI (now MSCI). Ophir Gottlieb is inventor of the Forensic Alpha Model (FAM) and a co-inventor of Accounting and Governance Risk Model, both purchased by MSCI. FAM has been a celebrated achievement in artificial intelligence and quantitative finance that was introduced to world by the Rotman International Journal upon its completion. Mr Gottlieb's mathematics, measure theory and machine learning background stems from his graduate work at Stanford University and his time as an option market maker on the NYSE and CBOE exchange floors. He has been cited by various financial media including Reuters, Bloomberg, Wall St. Journal, Dow Jones Newswire and through re-publications in Barron's, Forbes, SF Chronicle, Chicago Tribune and Miami Herald and is often seen on financial television.

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Posts by Ophir Gottlieb

SBUX

How Trading Options in Starbucks (SBUX) Has Outperformed

There is edge in Starbucks Corporation options, and it has led to nearly 200% returns over the last 3-years while the stock was up just 80%.
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How to Trade Volatility in Apple (AAPL) Options

Owning Apple Inc options, without taking a position on stock direction, has been a winner over the last three-, two-, and one-year, but only with a deft hand and a proper understanding of the stock volatility.
MS

The Surprising Reality of Option Trading in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS)

In a bull market, selling puts or put spreads is generally a good bet -- but with Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), it turns that owning options, rather than selling them, has been monster winner over 3-years, 2-years, 1-year and even the last 6-months.
TSLA

Using Tesla’s Repeating Stock Patterns to Trade Options

In a bull market, selling puts or put spreads is generally a good bet and that is the case with Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), but using the dynamics of the stock to our favor has created an option winner with superior returns and less risk.
NVDA

Volatility in NVDA May Mark an Opportunity

As NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) stock has met a new found volatility, often times surrounding differing views from Wall Street analysts, a deft hand and a clever option investor may have an opportunity to profit from the stock swings, irrespective of the direction.
TSLA

How to Profit from TSLA Stock Volatility

There has been a way to profit from Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) irrespective of stock direction, but it takes a deft hand and a clever investor that makes two adjustments to turn in outsized returns.

How to Profit from AMZN and AAPL, Whether the Stock Goes Up or Down

There is a way to profit from Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) irrespective of stock direction, but it takes a deft hand and a smart investor.
JPM

Trading Options in the Banks During the Donald Trump Era

Trading options in JPMorgan Chase & Co.(NYSE:JPM) using a strategy that profits from the stock "not going down a lot," has vastly outperformed the stock -- and in an era where President Donald Trump is now targeting legislation that regulates banks, it's time to take a closer look.
airline

Using Options to Supercharge Airline Stock Returns

The airline stock prices have not all participated in the bull market, but using options to invest in the idea that the stocks "won't go down a lot," has in fact been a massive winner, and as important, has revealed the gem all option traders seek -- "edge."

The Real Secret to Google And Amazon’s Stock Rises

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) stock has been rising, other than the slight misstep with the YouTube ad debacle -- but as investors the real phenomenon has not been the stock rise, but rather that the stock hasn't "gone down a lot," and that has meant staggering returns from a risk protected option strategy. A similar situation exists with Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN).
AMD

Using Options to Profit from the Artificial Intelligence Boom

If we apply risk controls to a very common option strategy in Advanced Micro Devices Inc (NASDAQ:AMD), we find better returns with less risk.
HP

How Options in a Boring Tech Stock are Outperforming Apple and Netflix

CORRECTION: This article previously referenced stock HP Inc (NYSE:HPQ) -- that was an error. The results presented here are for Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP).
DIS

Disney Case Study: Earnings, Stop Losses, Limits: How to Maximize Option Profits

Simply investing in an idea that Walt Disney Co (NYSE:DIS) stock won't face a serious stock decline has so outperformed owning the stock out-right that it's almost inconceivable -- but these are the facts, and they are not disputed.

Short Put Spreads and Stop Losses Can Be Huge Winners: AMZN Case Study

Simply investing in an idea that Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) stock won't face a serious stock decline has so outperformed owning the stock out-right that it's almost inconceivable -- but these are the facts, and they are not disputed. The same can be said for Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB).
ULTA

Mastering Option Trading in Ulta Beauty (ULTA)

While the tech stocks like Netflix Inc (NASDAQ:NFLX) have been getting all the headlines, it turns out that specialty beauty retailer Ulta Beauty Inc (NASDAQ:ULTA) has been a monster winner in this bull market.

Trading Options in the S&P 500

The S&P 500 (^GSPC) is up 28% over the last three-years and 17% over the last year, but an option strategy that has invested in the index simply not "going down a lot," has yielded over 220% returns and further yet, has been successful over three-years, one-year, one-year and even the last six-months.
unusual options activity in ORCL

Oracle Beats Earnings – But an Options Trade is The Real News

Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) beat earnings last night after the bell and the stock is having one of its best days in years. But even with this run up, the stock is up just 6% in the last two-years.

The Options News RundownAudio

Your source for the most important news and information from the world of options.

The Options Insider Radio NetworkAudio

All of our radio programs in one convenient place.

Options Insider RadioAudio

The original options podcast. Features interviews with leading options figures.

The Option BlockAudio

This high-octane program features education, analysis, strategies and unusual activity.

Volatility ViewsAudio

The premier radio program for volatility traders.

The Long And Short Of Futures OptionsAudio

Your source for futures options information.

The Advisor's OptionAudio

Arming advisors with the info necessary to manage risk.

Options Boot CampAudio

Get into peak options trading shape.

Options Insider Special EventsAudio

Compelling panel & special event recordings from the options world.

OIC's Wide World of OptionsAudio

A dynamic mix of current events, investor resources, & strategy insights.

Trading Tech TalkAudio

We break down all the amazing technology that takes your trades from the click of a mouse to the clearinghouse.

Options Playbook RadioAudio

Break down cutting-edge options strategies and learn how to incorporate them into your portfolio

Options OdditiesAudio

We track all the unusual options trading activity on Options Oddities.

This Week in Futures OptionsAudio

The program designed to help active futures options traders stay on top of this ever-changing marketplace. 

The Business ShowAudio

If you like business, if you like humor, if you like stock symbols, this is the podcast for you.
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The Options Insider Radio Network

The Options News Rundown

Your source for the most important news and information from the world of options.

The Options News Rundown

The Options Insider Radio Network

All of our radio programs in one convenient place.

The Options Insider Radio Network

Options Insider Radio

The original options podcast. Features interviews with leading options figures.

Options Insider Radio

The Option Block

This high-octane program features education, analysis, strategies and unusual activity.

The Option Block

Volatility Views

The premier radio program for volatility traders.

Volatility Views

The Long And Short Of Futures Options

Your source for futures options information.

The Long And Short Of Futures Options

The Advisor's Option

Arming advisors with the info necessary to manage risk.

The Advisor's Option

Options Boot Camp

Get into peak options trading shape.

Options Boot Camp

Options Insider Special Events

Compelling panel & special event recordings from the options world.

Options Insider Special Events

OIC's Wide World of Options

A dynamic mix of current events, investor resources, & strategy insights.

OIC's Wide World of Options

Trading Tech Talk

We break down all the amazing technology that takes your trades from the click of a mouse to the clearinghouse.

Trading Tech Talk

Options Playbook Radio

Break down cutting-edge options strategies and learn how to incorporate them into your portfolio

Options Playbook Radio

Options Oddities

We track all the unusual options trading activity on Options Oddities.

Options Oddities

This Week in Futures Options

The program designed to help active futures options traders stay on top of this ever-changing marketplace. 

This Week in Futures Options

The Business Show

If you like business, if you like humor, if you like stock symbols, this is the podcast for you.

The Business Show

Options Playbook Radio 155: AMZN Skip-Strike Butterfly

Earnings season makes an AMZN skip-strike butterfly an interesting prospect.

Options Playbook Radio 155: AMZN Skip-Strike Butterfly