Options Trading Made Simple

Join our community of retail and professional traders, led by John F. Carter and his expert team. John is an industry icon and author of the best-selling book, Mastering the Trade. Our traders have over 200 years of combined experience trading and educating new and experienced traders.

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We offer trading and strategy ideas for the intermediate and advanced trader as well as basic education for those starting out.



Follow both directional and “non-directional” option trading strategies that can give you an edge in trending and choppy markets.



We provide you with actionable and in-depth market analysis in addition to extensive educational resources.

Option Memberships

Get access to our live trading chatroom that runs throughout the trading day and often draws more than 1,000 like-minded traders. Look over the shoulder of our professional traders and ask questions as they analyze the markets and place live trades.

Observe our traders as they use their insights into our proprietary indicators – as well as those more commonly used – to track and trade the markets. Watch nightly videos analyzing the day’s action and what to watch for the following trading day.

Join daily trading discussions in our Options Forum. You can ask or answer questions on such topics as trading plans, individual trades or how to use the Thinkorswim platform.

Get all of this as well as our extensive educational resources and knowledge base. Included in that we show you how to utilize many of the top trading platforms including tips and tricks.

If you are interested in trading options, stocks, futures, commodities or currencies, you have come to the right place.

Membership Benefits Silver $79/month Gold $147/month
Premium Nightly Video
Trading Room Archive
Options Trading Forum Community
Live Trading Chat Room
Live Trade Alerts via SMS & Email

Live Trading Chat Room Watch John Carter and our team of industry professionals discuss and trade the markets LIVE. In this chat room you can see our moderator charts and listen to audio commentary outlining the major trades of the day, as well as chat with our moderators and members.

Text Message Alerts As a Gold Member of Simpler Options you will get text message alerts delivered to your cell phone with hand selected trades placed in the live trading chat room.

Premium Daily Options Newsletter Includes John’s daily Video Market Analysis. Look over John’s shoulder as he analyzes the most actively traded stocks & ETFs for options trades in this nightly (5 days/week excluding market holidays) video preparing you for the next trading day. Also includes morning and afternoon email updates.

Options Trading Forum An interactive forum with over 3,000 active traders. Ask questions and exchange trading ideas with traders from beginner to advanced knowledge.

Our Traders

John Carter

John Carter
Options Trading Expert

20-year retail trading veteran in Equities, Options, Futures, and more.

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Henry Gambell

Henry Gambell
Vice President

Expert in Options, Equities,Risk Management, and Technical Analysis

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Bruce Marshall
Income Trading Specialist

27 years of professional and retail trading. Expert in Equities, Options, and Greeks.

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Chris Brecher - Stocks Expert Trader

Chris Brecher
Stocks Trading Expert

Expert in Day Trading Options, Stocks, Futures, and Technical Analysis

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Neil Yeager
Trade Room Moderator

12-year Retail Trade veteran with expert knowledge in
Futures, Currencies, and more

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Tony LaPorta
Futures Trading Expert

36 years in professional finanacial futures and Ex-Pit trade CME and LIFFE

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Raghee Horner
Forex Trading Expert

26 years in Retail Trading. Specialties in Forex, Currency ETF and Futures, and more

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Eric Purdy
Indicator Developer

18-year retail trade veteran and technical Indicator Development

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