Kevin Cook, Northwestern University Instructor and TheStreet Contributor

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Kevin Cook

Cook is a Finance instructor for Northwestern University's School of Continuing Studies. Kevin Cook is OptionsProfits Contributor at TheStreet.[1]

He was previously Education Manager and Retail Instructor at The Options News Network, where he hosted ONN's StreetSmarts interview program.[2]

Background[edit]

Cook was an institutional foreign exchange trader for nine years before joining ONN.tv. He learned about options trading on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in the mid-1990s and became active in options education. He has written articles on options and on the psychology of trading for SFO Magazine.[3] After he left the trading floor, Cook became an electronic trader on a high-volume currency arbitrage desk where he was a high-frequency market maker for nine years. He was part of a team at the CME that provided liquidity to global banks and funds in all time zones in order to establish a link on Globex between currency futures and the underlying cash markets. During that time he also studied trading psychology and systems.

Education[edit]

Cook studied philosophy and education at the University of Illinois at Chicago.[4]

References[edit]

  1. Kevin Cook's LinkedIn page. LinkedIn.
  2. Kevin Cook. Northwestern University.
  3. Kevin Cook bio. greenfaucet.com.
  4. onn.tv crew: Kevin Cook. ONN.tv.