About the Author

W. Edward Olmstead has a B.S. from Rice University and a Ph.D from Northwestern University, where he is currently Professor of Applied Mathematics in the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He has received several prestigious awards for teaching excellence, and has published extensively in engineering and applied mathematics journals.

In the world of finance, Dr. Olmstead has more than ten years of experience as an options trader. He also has taught courses that cover both the theory of options pricing and practical strategies for trading options. Since 2003, he has been the editor of The Options Professor newsletter published by Independent Investor, Inc. Presently, he also serves as an options analyst for Spear ...

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