Dave Forster

Trader for the Live Income Trading Room and Options Instructor for MarketTamer.com

This brief biography refers to Dave Forster who trades full time and teaches part time. Dave spent 18 years in the Information Technology field until he decided to make trading his full time job. After successfully making the transition to full time trading, Dave started teaching for MarketTamer.com. The majority of Dave’s trading uses stock and options trading but he also does some currency trading.

Within the scope of his trading, Dave devotes substantial time each week to looking for trade setups and backtesting trading systems along with keeping abreast of financial news and analysis. Dave is firmly on the path to becoming a Registered Investment Advisor or one day running his own hedge fund.

Dave started his education at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. He currently lives in the Chicago suburbs.


  • BS with two majors from Northern Illinois University
  • First Major: Computer Science
  • Second Major: Operations Management & Information Systems


  • Covered Calls
  • Credit Spreads
  • Credit Calendar Trades
  • Butterflies
  • Iron Condor
  • Favorite Strategy: Credit Spreads

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