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Kharouf is CEO of John J. Lothian & Co. and editor-in-chief of John Lothian News (JLN). He edits the John Lothian Newsletter, MarketsWiki and MarketsReformWiki.

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Dan Keegan

Keegan, who started in the options business in 1978, is an options instructor and head options mentor at The Chicago School of Trading. He co-founded the school with Bill Gruzynski, who teaches students about futures trading. Keegan is also a guest lecturer at Marquette University and a graduate of the school. Q: How did you get started in the options business? A: I worked for Dunn & Bradstreet as a business analyst and it really didn’t do much for me. I didn’t grow up in Chicago and hadn’t heard anything about the exchanges. When I heard about it from friends,…