Paul’s motto is "Knowledge is a trader's most valuable tool."
As a Commodity Trading Advisor and Options Strategist with PFGBEST, Paul specializes in nondirectional, volatility-based trading.
Paul is the author of The ACE Program - Encyclopedia of Options Trading Strategies, the Strategy Series of instructional CDs, and Trading Options Visually, a highly acclaimed book that presents a graphical and mathematical approach for trading options. Paul writes an options trading newsletter, The PFGBEST Weekly Options Report, and is also a frequent presenter of webinars and seminars throughout the country and abroad.
In 1980 Paul became a market maker on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) in Chicago, IL. He was General Partner for C.O. Jones & Co. and traded options on equities. Two years later, he became a Floor Trader on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and traded options on US Treasury Bond futures for his proprietary account. He passed membership examinations on these exchanges, leased his memberships, and attended classes conducted by First Options (his clearing firm) to learn the intricacies of trading options.
Paul’s background also includes: