Mark Wolfinger

Mark Wolfinger served as an options market maker for the Chicago Board of Exchange (CBOE) for over two decades.

Mark has shared his expertise as the author of several options investing-related books including "The Rookie's Guide to Options," now in its second edition.

Experience

Mark Wolfinger is a former writer for The Balance, contributing articles about options trading for over two years. Wolfinger served as an options market maker for the Chicago Board of Exchange (CBOE) using strategies such as writing covered calls and naked puts, selling put credit spreads and trading iron condors.

He continues to trade for his own account and educates novice option traders through his published books, trading seminars, individual mentoring, and blog.

Wolfinger earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Brooklyn College and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Northwestern University.

Education

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