McMillan has a B.S. in Mathematics from Purdue University and an M.S. in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Colorado.
Lawrence McMillan started his career working for Bell Telephone Laboratories in Whippany, NJ, from 1972 to 1976, as a computer programmer at the most senior technical level.
McMillan was a proprietary trader at two major brokerage firms – primarily Thomson McKinnon Securities, where he ran the equity arbitrage department for nine years. He then founded his own firm, McMillan in 1991.
Lawrence McMillan is perhaps best known as the author of Options As a Strategic Investment, the best-selling work on stock and index options strategies which sold more than 200,000 copies.
Moreover, Lawrence McMillan is an active trader for his own account and also manages option-oriented accounts for private investors.
Lawrence McMillan also edits and contributes to his firm’s publications, “Daily Volume Alerts,” “The Option Strategist” and “The Daily Strategist,” derivatives newsletters covering equity, index, and futures options. He also is a well-respected international speaker on options strategies.
Lawrence McMillan has a appeared on a number of financial programs as a guest speaker and has been quoted as a source in business and trading specialty publications.
In May of 2011, McMillan was awarded the 2011 Joseph W. Sullivan Options Industry Achievement Award by the Options Industry Council.
Lawrence McMillan is perhaps best known as the author of Options As a Strategic Investment, the best-selling work on stock and index options strategies which sold more than 200,000 copies
Lawrence McMillan is heavily weighted towards technical analysis preferring various option strategies for hedging and profit maximization.
Lawrence McMillan has a appeared on a number of financial programs as a guest speaker and has been quoted as a source in business and trading specialty publications
Lawrence McMillan’s Option Strategist Web site contains a number of free learning and analysis tools for professional traders and students.
He also lectures on many option strategies at numerous seminars and colloquia around the world.
Moreover, Lawrence McMillan provides intensive option mentoring on an individual and personalized basis with each mentoring experience tailor-made to the student’s needs and abilities.
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