Mark Longo

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Mark Longo
Occupation Journalist
Employer Freelance
Location Chicago, Illinois, USA
Twitter @Options
LinkedIn Profile

{[News}} Mark Longo is a journalist and founder of The Options, a website focusing on the equities options market.[1] Besides being a journalist, Longo is an options trader and a former member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.[2][3] He is also the creator of The Options Observer, a monthly examination of the options industry that appears in Traders Magazine[4] and a co-founder of The Options Alliance, an organization composed of leading options publishers, brokerage firms, education firms and exchanges.[5]


Longo has written about options markets for a variety of domestic and international publications, including SFO Magazine,[6], Military Heritage Magazine, Early American Life, Lakeland Boating Magazine, Mental Floss, and Sea Power magazine.[7]

Published Works[edit]


Longo is a graduate of Cornell University.


  1. Mark Longo. Seeking Alpha.
  2. About The Options The Otpions
  3. Options site sees Net gain. Chicago SunTimes.
  4. CBOE Seats: Up, Up & Away. Traders Magazine.
  5. Mark Longo's LinkedIn page. LinkedIn.
  6. Options: A New Game in the Electronic Era. SFO Magazine.
  7. Newsletter. Mark
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