Michael C. Khouw is a 20 year veteran of the financial services industry with broad experience as a strategist, trader, analyst and portfolio manager in a variety of asset classes including equities, commodities and equity and index derivatives.

Mike is the co-author of The Options Edge, a comprehensive guide to understanding the value of options, optionality, volatility and strategy for both retail and institutional investors that includes practical real-life examples of do's and don'ts for everyone from options novices to seasoned practitioners.

With the VIX dropping below 15 I thought it important to provide my thoughts.
A large trade in AMAT shows the strategy and benefits of options.
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