Liz Dierking

Liz Dierking

Co-Host Of The LIZ & JNY Show

Liz Dierking began her trading career at the Chicago Board of Trade. She then went on to spend 11 years on the Chicago Board Options Exchange floor making markets. After leaving the trading floor in 2010, Dierking picked up improvisational comedy as a hobby. She took classes at Chicago’s Second City School of improvisation, learning to merge her passion for finance with comedy and entertainment.

In 2011, Dierking joined the tastytrade team with Jenny Andrews. Together, they host several shows on the tastytrade network, teaching options trading strategies that give viewers an increased probability of success with a decreased capital requirement.

Dierking graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a degree in Finance and Economics.

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More About Liz

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Years Trading: 17

Where were you working before joining tastytrade?

I was a full-time options trader on the CBOE. I’ve been in every single equity pit on the floor...but I was never in any fist fights.

Most Popular Question From Viewers

Why do you talk so fast? Anddddd...I was born this way. It was helpful on the CBOE floor.

Favorite Underlyings To Trade/Trading Strategies

LULU, GPRO, DIS, UA and DIA. And Big Lizard and Jade Lizard - because they’re awesome!

What's The Best Part About Working at tastytrade?

The people, and I really enjoy working with Jenny. We went to high school together and still have a lot of the same friends.

Anything Else You Want To Share With Your Viewers?

I graduated from Second City, my water broke with my daughter on the trading floor, and I’m a fast eater.

Speaking Schedule

  • FEB


    He Said, She Said Chicago

    Chicago, Location: Venue West

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    The MoneyShow Orlando

    Orlando, Location: Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate

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