Kerry W. Given, Ph.D. (a.k.a. Dr. Duke), is the founder of Parkwood Capital, LLC, a business consisting of stock and options coaching, a weekly newsletter, and three trading advisory services.
He has over thirty years of experience trading in the equity markets and has traded options in his stock portfolio since 1999. His formal finance training includes graduate level business and finance courses and advanced options training at the CBOE Options Institute.
Dr. Given is a frequently invited speaker at the Money Show, Traders Expo, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, and on behalf of several brokerage firms. His daily blog is picked up and republished by several other financial web sites. His talks, articles, and books focus on distinguishing the financial facts from the marketing hype and get rich quick schemes.
Dr. Duke is the author of No Hype Options Trading, published by John Wiley and Sons, and Time Is Money, published by First Edition Publishing. Both books are available on Amazon and have received outstanding customer reviews.
Dr. Given earned his B.S. from the University of Florida and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.