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Options & Volatility

Swing Trade Option Alerts for the Hands-off Investor

Tim Biggam's Options and Volatility Edge provides weekly options picks from one of the industry's most respected options analysts while providing you insight on strategies to profit even in the most volatile markets.

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Tim Biggam

Tim Biggam is a respected Options Analyst with over two decades of experience. Along with running Options and Volatility Edge on, Tim is the Chief Market Strategist at TradingBlock and a Registered Representative managing client accounts.

Prior to joining TradingBlock, Tim spent 13 years as Chief Options Strategist at Man Securities in Chicago, 4 years as Lead Options Strategist at ThinkorSwim and 3 years as a Market Maker for First Options in Chicago. As a member of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE), Tim was a successful Option's Market Maker for over 3 years during a period of extreme volatilities.

Tim is a trusted industry spokesperson and is called on by companies such as Reuters, Chicago Derivatives Desk, Wall Street Journal Options Report, Barrons,, Futures Industry, and Risk Magazine to provide insight on trading strategies.

Along side of his written work, Tim has appeared on PBS and the Nightly Business report, while maintaining weekly appearance on Bloomberg TV and CBOE-TV to discuss everything from volatility to LEAPs. Tim has also been invited for reoccurring appearances on CNBC's Volatility Playbook.

Tim Biggam has a financial interest in the recommendations he makes as he trades the same securities for himself, family members and his clients.

RISK DISCLOSURE: Options involve substantial risk and are not suitable for all investors. Please read "Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options" (available at prior to investing in options. Evaluate any strategy prior to use to understand risk and suitability.

It should not be assumed that future recommendations will be profitable or will equal past performance.