About the Author
A best-selling author and educator, Brian Overby has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. As Senior Options Analyst with Ally Invest, Brian dedicates his time to helping independent investors hone their investing skills by understanding more advanced strategies such as options trading. Brian has conducted thousands of trading seminars worldwide, written hundreds of articles on investing, and is the author of the top-selling options book on Amazon, The Options Playbook. Prior to Ally, Brian served as an options trading specialist for Charles Schwab and, before that, held positions with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and Knight Trading Group, one of the world’s largest market makers. A widely sought-after resource for his options trading knowledge and market insights, Brian has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Reuters, and Bloomberg, and has been a guest on CNBC Fast Money and Fox Business.
Ally Invest is the online brokerage and wealth management arm of Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY), offering securities-brokerage and wealth management services. Ally Invest provides a wide selection of resources and breaks down complex investing concepts to help investors of all experience levels make the most of their investments. Ally Invest received a 5-star rating from NerdWallet in 2019 and 2020 and has been recognized for its low costs, robust trading tools and platform, and outstanding customer service in Barron’s, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance and Stockbrokers.com.