Trader's Edge: Options on Bitcoin Futures

Join Dave Lerman as he begins 2020 with a new Trader's Edge video, covering the January 13th launch of Bitcoin options.

This nine minute video covers:

  • The factors behind the success of the underlying bitcoin futures in 2019
  • Options Contract Highlights
  • How to use the QuikStrike tool for analysis of bitcoin options
  • The importance of volatility with options on bitcoin

About the Author

Dave Lerman, a CME Group employee for 32 years, has played a key role in numerous product launches, including Bitcoin, the E-mini S&P 500, the Micro E-mini, and the E-mini Russell. He has traveled the globe giving seminars and workshops on trading and risk management, and is the author of Exchange Traded Funds and E-mini Stock Index Futures.

Prior to joining CME Group, Dave was a member at the CBOT. He was a senior Portfolio Manager at Zavanelli Portfolio Research, taught investment management at Harper College and has lectured at the Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management.