Brian Overby

Brian Overby

As Senior Options Analyst for TradeKing, Brian Overby is a widely sought-after resource for his option trading knowledge and market insights. He has contributed to numerous articles for the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Bloomberg and has had frequent appearances on CNBC Fast Money and Fox Business News. With nearly 20 years in the business, Brian continually seeks to improve the understanding of the retail investor. He has given thousands of option trading seminars worldwide, written hundreds of articles on investing, and is the author of the popular trading resource, The Options Playbook and it’s free, acclaimed companion site OptionsPlaybook.com. Prior to TradeKing, Brian was a senior staff instructor for the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and managed the training department for one of the world's largest market makers, Knight Trading Group.

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Mid-Day Market Call 4.1.14

Recap for Tuesday, April 1st Analysis of S&P 500 from QuickTakesPro’s Michael Kahn: S&P 500 (SPX) – At the time of this broadcast, SPX was around 1,877.20 up 4.86 from yesterday’s close. It appears to be in a sideways trading range roughly between 1841 and about 1882. It did hit a new high yesterday. The […]






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Mid-Day Market Call for 3.18.14

(Editors Note: Brian Overby sent us the TradeKing Market Call yesterday afternoon.  We’ve been concentrating on the CBOE Risk Management Conference for the last three days.  Since the S&P 500 is basically unchanged in the last 24-hours, we thought we’d share their insightful commentary) Analysis of S&P 500 from QuickTakesPro’s Michael Kahn: S&P 500 (SPX) […]






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TradeKing Mid-Day Market Recap 12.3.13

Analysis of S&P 500 from QuickTakesPro’s Michael Kahn: S&P 500 (SPX) – At the time of this broadcast, SPX was around 1,792.20 down 8.70 from Monday’s close. It has been in the rising channel going back to November of 2012 and appeared to be in an accelerated rising trend back to this past October. It […]






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TradeKing Mid-Day Market Recap 11.19.13

Analysis of S&P 500 from QuickTakesPro’s Michael Kahn: S&P 500 (SPX) – At the time of this broadcast, SPX was around 1,790.26 down 1.27 from Monday’s close. It is still well above its upward trendline going back a year. It is just off of its all time high. Technically, it is still in a rally, […]






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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap – SPX, VIX, DO

Recap for Tuesday, October 22nd Analysis of S&P 500 from QuickTakesPro’s Michael Kahn: S&P 500 (SPX) – At the time of this broadcast, SPX was around 1,753.28 up 8.62 from Monday’s close. The upward trendline going back to November continues on. The recent breakdown appears to be a false one. However, the Relative Strength Index […]






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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap 7.23.13

Analysis of S&P 500 from QuickTakesPro’s Michael Kahn: S&P 500 (SPX) – At the time of this broadcast, SPX was around 1,693.48 down 2.05 from Monday’s close. It is well above its 50 and 200 day moving averages of 1642.17 and 1527.34. It looks like we’ve had the same story for the past couple of […]






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Trade King Market Call Recap – SPX, VIX, COST

S&P 500 (SPX) – At the time of this broadcast, SPX was around 1,649.83, up about 9.37 from Monday’s close. It is currently above its upward trendline going back to November, above the downwards trendline going back to when the Fed first started talking about “tapering” and above its 50 day moving average. The correction, […]