About Paul

About Paul Forchione

Paul’s motto is “Knowledge is a trader’s most valuable tool.”

As a Commodity Trading Advisor and Options Strategist, Paul specializes in structuring options spreads that have a theoretical trading edge.

Paul is the author of The ACE Program – Encyclopedia of Options Trading Strategies, a Strategy Series of instructional CDs, and Trading Options Visually, a highly acclaimed book that presents a graphical and mathematical approach for trading options. Paul is also a frequent presenter of webinars and seminars throughout the country and abroad.

In the early ’80s Paul became a market maker on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. Two years later, he became a Floor Trader on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and traded options on US Treasury Bond futures for his proprietary account. For seventeen years, Paul was a full service futures and options broker.

Paul’s background also includes:

    • Off-floor trading of futures and options
    • Corporate financial forecasting and planning
    • Operations management
    • BA with honors in mathematics from Northwestern University
    • MBA in finance and accounting from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management