Meet Bob Lang


Bob Lang is a top technical analyst and expert options trader who teaches people how to successfully trade options for income over the long term.

He is a sought-after mentor and teacher, published author, go-to chartist for Jim Cramer and popular speaker at industry conferences and tradeshows.

Bob founded Explosive Options to make options trading more accessible to anyone committed to learning. In 2011, he launched the company with one membership offering: his signature directional trading service. Members receive real-time trade ideas based on what he’s doing for his own portfolio and private clients.

Because Bob is always looking for new opportunities, his suite of offerings has grown to include a chat room, directional and spread trading services.

Know Your Options - Amazon Best Seller

In 2018, Bob Lang published the book, “Know Your Options: How to Trade Options for Income Using Technical Analysis.”

Co-authored with his Editor, Monika Jansen, it is the only book on the market that teaches readers how options trading works, how to succeed over the long-term and how to use technical analysis to find winning trades.

The book also includes detailed examples of what strategies to use, when to use them, and how to use them, and it provides numerous examples and real-world experiences from some of the best traders around

Bob Lang on Mad Money

Bob serves as one of Jim Cramer’s go-to technical experts on CNBC’s Mad Money. Bob is also a regular contributor to, one of the founding members of the Trifecta Stock service from TheStreet, and a popular speaker at The MoneyShow and TradersExpo.

Bob is also a private trader in equity and option markets at his other company, Aztec Capital LLC. A few times a year, he teaches private, one-on-one classes to select traders. If you’re interested in a hands-on tutorial from an expert, contact Bob.

Previously, Lang managed a $300 million pension and 401(k) plan for Sunkist Growers. In early 2000, he launched Aztec Partners, a hedge fund for private and institutional clients, which was a top-performing fund that year relative to its peer group.

Bob Lang Live

Want to learn more about options trading, the economy, and the markets from Bob Lang?
Spend some time getting to know Bob live!

Using Options in a Bear Market
on Modern Wall Street

Voice of America with Jill Malandrino
March 18, 2016

Mad Money – The 3 Year Anniversary of FANG
February 9, 2016

Bob Lang LIVE on Mad Money
August 4, 2014