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We have all heard that 95% of traders are doomed to fail. If you're trading alone, the odds are stacked against you. Every day you battle Wall Street's best and brightest, who have unlimited capital and ruthless computer algorithms. That's hardly a fair fight.

We can relate. Many of our traders have been in the game for more than 25 years through every market condition imaginable. Together, we've taken thousands of trades and generated millions in profits, learning hard lessons along the way. In that time, we've provided trading tools and education to over 300,000 people.

So, to put it simply, our goal at Simpler Options is not to teach you how to be a stock broker. Our goal is to teach you how to consistently make money in the markets.

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The simpler options team

John Carter

John Carter


In trading for over 20 years, JC has a natural knack for trading, and truly enjoys being a mentor and teacher. His strategy combines technical analysis with an overall macro fundamental view, to identify large directional plays as well as great moments to sell premium when market conditions are on the slow side.

John Carter

Henry Gambell

Vice President

Henry's patience and market overview that he shares daily in the trading room at market open will get your day off on the right foot. He tries to keep his indicators simple, using the squeeze, RAF indicator, voodoo lines. His goal is to give traders high probability, conservative trades with excellent risk to reward ratios.

John Carter

Bruce Marshall

Income Trading Specialist

Bruce's versatile style is great for beginners and experienced traders alike, as he makes sure to give detailed explanations for traders who want new ideas. If you have a full-time job and can't sit in front of the computer and watch the markets all day, this is a great trading style for you. He also heads up BIAS.

Latest Free Videos

The Pros and Cons of Butterflies
Henry Gambell — October 20, 2017
Butterflies and their various ratios can be an excellent way to trade earnings, but there are times where they leave a little money on the table. Let's look at our two most recent examples to see which fared better. . . . keep reading

Exactly How I'm Playing FB and GOOGL Earnings.
John F. Carter — October 19, 2017
Each stock is different, and while FB is the kid in class who sits up front and listens, GOOGL is in the back goofing off. Play them accordingly. . . . keep reading

IBM's Surprise
Henry Gambell — October 18, 2017
IBM reported better than most expected after the close today, but was it really much of a surprise? Here's my take on it, the review around earnings, and a few thoughts moving forward. . . . keep reading

A Trio of Trades
Henry Gambell — October 17, 2017
As earnings season heats up, we're looking at three ways to play NFLX prior to their earnings release, and what we'll look for in each spread once the number is released. . . . keep reading

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