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This high-octane program features education, analysis, strategies and unusual activity.

This high-octane program features education, analysis, strategies and unusual activity.
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This high-octane program features education, analysis, strategies and unusual activity.

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English


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Option Block 808: TSLA Deathwatch Drives Mystery Puts

5/24/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Lots of Tesla put love this week. Most active indices - VIX: 211k, SPY: 1.75M, SPX: 672k Most active equity options - TSLA, AAPL, BABA, GE, BAC, HAL, AMD, QCOM, AMZN, FB Earning: Tuesday - Home Depot, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Nordstrom Wednesday - Target, Lowe’s Thursday - Best Buy Friday - Foot Locker ODD BLOCK Call love in Golar LNG Limited (GLNG) Call love in Danbury Resources Inc (DNR) Long-term puts in Washington Prime Group Inc (WPG) MAIL BLOCK #QOTW: In...

Duration:01:00:47

Option Block 807: Let's Talk Thrones...plus NVDA and TSLA

5/21/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Trade war premium was fleeting. Most active indices - VIX - 238k, SPY - 1.15M, SPX - 450k Most active equity options - AAPL, TSLA, BABA, T, AMD, S, MU, QCOM, BAC, FB Option Pit stock of the day - NVDA Earnings: Tuesday - Home Depot, JCPenney, Kohl’s, Nordstrom Wednesday - Target, Lowe’s Thursday - Best Buy Friday - Foot Locker ODD BLOCK Puts trading in Kroger Co (KR) Call love in Beazer Homes USA, Inc. (BZH) Rolling calls in Fifth Third Bancorp...

Duration:01:01:11

Option Block 806: Uber Gets a Lyft

5/17/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Trade war premium was fleeting. The bulls are back in town. Most active indices - VIX: 577k, SPY: 1.51M, SPX: 629k Most active equity options - AAPL, AMZN, BABA, AMD, CSCO, MSFT, NVDA, FB, WMT, MU Uber struggling post IPO ODD BLOCK Call love in ServiceNow Inc. (NOW) Line-in-the-sand puts in TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG) Put love in Qurate Retail Inc (QRTEA) MAIL BLOCK Comment from Tim Alfred - Love your show !! Keep up the good work Mark! Question...

Duration:01:00:08

Option Block 805: The End of the World

5/14/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Trade war premium is back VIX : 20.6 - 1.5-points lower than last show VVIX: Back up to 106 Most active indices - VIX: 764k, SPY: 1.9M, SPX: 776k Most active equity options - AAPL, AMD, TSLA, BAC, BABA, FB, NFLX, AMZN, NVDA, MSFT UBER struggles post IPO ODD BLOCK Call love in PagSeguro Digital Ltd (PAGS) - from 3/25 Call palooza in Mylan NV (MYL) Call overwrite in Cummins Inc (CMI) STRATEGY BLOCK Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses the advantages and disadvantages...

Duration:01:02:49

Options Block 804: VIX Spikes… Then Dies

5/10/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Trade war premium is back Most active indices - VIX: 564k, SPY: 2.16M, SPX: 825k Most active equity options - AAPL, INTC, DIS, AMD, ROKU, FB, BABA, BAC, TSLA, AMZN Uber IPO pricing at the middle of its range. Earnings Highlights Friday: JD.com (JD), Marriott International (MAR), Tribune Media (TRCO), Viacom (VIAB) before market open Uber IPO on Friday, May 10. ODD BLOCK Lits puts in Apple Inc (AAPL) - from 3-21 Put love in Barclays PLC (BCS) Put love in...

Duration:01:01:34

Option Block 803: We Are Not Impressed

5/7/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Big earnings week ahead. Highlights: Monday: Tyson Foods (TSN) before market open; Hertz (HTZ) after market close Tuesday: Allergan (AGN), Anheuser-Busch Inbev (BUD), Crocs (CROX), Mylan (MYL), Regeneron (REGN) before market open; Electronic Arts (EA), Lyft (LYFT), Match Group (MTCH), Papa John’s (PZZA), TripAdvisor (TRIP), Wingstop (WING) after market close Wednesday: Chesapeake Energy (CHK), Coty (COTY), Honda Motor (HMC), Wendy’s (WEN) before market open; ANGI...

Duration:01:02:59

Option Block 802: Live From OIC 2019

5/3/2019
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INTERVIEW BLOCK Guest: Greg Stevens, Vice President - Fidelity Investments MAIL BLOCK Question from Mart03 - What is the cheapest way to buy a put? Question from Flyer - What are some of the best ways to trade put options? Question from Lincan - My go to options strategy is to sell covered puts on stocks that I want to buy then get paid to wait. If the stock comes my way I eventually trade out of it using a covered call. What do you think? Savvy or stupid?

Duration:00:43:31

Option Block 801: Using Straddles During Earnings Season

4/30/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Most active equity options: DIS, BAC, AAPL, TSLA, GE, FB, COTY, INTC, TWTR, AMD Earnings Highlights: Monday - Spotify (before bell), Alphabet (after bell) Tuesday - GE, McDonalds, Pfizer, Merck, GM, Apple Wednesday - Qualcomm Thursday - Activision Blizzard, Herbalife Friday - Cboe ODD BLOCK Call love in Hartford Financial Services Group Inc (HIG) Line-in-the-sand puts Nordstrom, Inc (JWN) Put love in Qurate Retail Inc (QRTEA) STRATEGY BLOCK This week we...

Duration:01:02:26

Option Block 800: 800th Episode Spectacular

4/26/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Welcome to our 800th episode! Most active indices: VIX - 348k, SPY - 1.14M, SPX - 572k Most active equity options: FB, TSLA, MSFT, AAPL, DIS, AMD, TWTR, T, SNAP, BAC Earnings Highlights: Tuesday - Twitter, Snap Wednesday - FB, Tesla, Microsoft, Boeing, Chipotle, PayPal, WWE Thursday - Amazon, Starbucks, Intel, Grubhub, Mattel 800th EPISODE MAIL BLOCK PALOOZA #Options #QOTW: $TSLA open interest continues to be dominated by far #OTM "Mystery Puts." The lion's...

Duration:01:02:26

Option Block 799: Earnings Palooza Plus Calendar Spreads

4/23/2019
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TRADING BLOCK VIX - 12.75, 0.5-points higher than last show. SBUX made a new 52 week high. TSLA, 4 of 11 directors expected to leave, and company investigating what appears to be exploding Model S sedan in shanghai. PINS, IPO had offering price of $19 and closed at 24.40. Most active indices - VIX: 139k, SPY: 771k, SPX: 449k Most active equity options - GE, AAPL FB, TSLA, NFLX, TWTR, QCOM, AMD, F, MSFT Earnings Highlights: Tuesday - Twitter, Snap Wednesday - FB, Tesla, Microsoft,...

Duration:00:59:24

Option Block 798: The Fall of Constantinople...and Options

4/19/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Fidelity Hot Seat - Konstantin Vrandopulo, Trading Strategy Desk, Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC VIX - 12.25, 0.5-points lower than last show. Most active indices - VIX: 162k, SPY: 1.13k, SPX: 558k Most active equity options - AAPL, QCOM, BAC, NFLX, TSLA, AMD, PFE, FB, CGC, SQ ODD BLOCK Call love in Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA) Call love in Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Above offer call love in Honeywell International Inc. (HON) MAIL BLOCK Question from Giddy...

Duration:00:58:45

Option Block 797: TSLA Mysteries and Lyft Surprises Plus Adding Deltas

4/16/2019
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TRADING BLOCK VIX : 12.70 - 0.6-points lower than last show. Most active indices: VIX: 125k, SPY: 713k, SPX: 272k Most active equity options: DIS, BAC, TSLA, AAPL, AMD, BABA, GE, NVDA, NFLX, WFC Earnings Highlights: Netflix (NFLX) Walt Disney Company (DIS) ODD BLOCK Mystery put update in Tesla Inc (TSLA) STRATEGY BLOCK This week’s topic discusses applying technical analysis to option trading. MAIL BLOCK Question from Douglas Tilley - Hello!--Regarding long...

Duration:00:59:32

Option Block 796: Mystery TSLA Puts and COTY Calls

4/12/2019
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TRADING BLOCK LYFT Options Update: Rumors of Uber IPO hitting stock and driving LYFT volume - 61k on the tape so far today. Most active indices - VIX: 384k, SPY: 845k, SPX: 323k Most active equity options - AAPL, TSLA, BAC, EBAY, BA, AMD, X, FB, NVDA, BBBY TSLA, AMZN, AMD and AAPL - no surprises, often on the list of most traded. ODD BLOCK Mystery put update in Tesla Inc (TSLA) Size put love in eBay Inc (EBAY) Call write JetBlue Airways Corporation (JBLU) Call love in Weight...

Duration:01:01:22

Option Block 795: OTM Gamma, New TSLA Puts, VIX and More

4/9/2019
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TRADING BLOCK VIX - 13.3 Boeing cutting production, down around 4%. TSLA - Jefferies cuts price target to $400 from $450, up 1%. LYFT options update - $72.75, 15k today, ADV: 64k, Total 86k (54k Calls, 32k Puts) Most active equity options - GE, AAPL, SNAP, BA, TSLA, AMD, BABA, FB, NVDA, CVE ODD BLOCK Call love in (BP) Upside call roll in Lowes (LOW) Upside call overwrite in AGNC Investment Corp (AGNC) STRATEGY BLOCK Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses out of the money...

Duration:01:02:11

Option Block 794: LYFT Options plus TSLA, AMZN, VIX and more

4/5/2019
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TRADING BLOCK LYFT options trading today Tesla off 64 handle on the day ODD BLOCK Call love in BorgWarner Inc. (BWA) Call love in Dana Inc (DAN) - review from 11/8 Call love in Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR) MAIL BLOCK Broker Madness Round 3 - The Final Four! TD Ameritrade vs. Fidelity Investments Interactive Brokers vs. tasty works Question from Joe and Linda - My question is for Trey: Being that you are the “Chart” guy... I have had some success with The...

Duration:01:01:40

Option Block 793: Getting a LYFT on April Fools

4/2/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Lyft options coming on Thursday. Cboe Global Markets Plans Listing of Options on Lyft, Inc. (LYFT) Most active indices - VIX: 181k, SPY: 1.4M, SPX: 662k Most active equity options - AAPL, BAC, AMD, MSFT, JD, COTY, FB, TSLA, F, BA Earnings: Tuesday - Gamestop Thursday - Duluth Trading Company ODD BLOCK Options palooza in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas (XOP) - review from 2/11 Opening put love in California Resources Corp (CRC) - review from 11/26 Opening call love in Analog...

Duration:01:02:07

Option Block 792: The Options Mason-Dixon Line

3/29/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Most active indices - VIX: 119k, SPY: 1M, SPX: 444k Most active equity options - AAPL, FB, AMD, LULU, COTY TSLA BAC, NVDA, GE, AMZN Earnings: Monday - Winnebago Industries, Redhat Tuesday - Cronos Group (marijuana stock) Wednesday - Lennar, Lululemon ODD BLOCK Put love in (PAH) - review from 1/24 Opening Feb call love in (LEN) - review from 12/6 Size call love in Knight-Swift Transportation (KNX) MAIL BLOCK Broker Madness continues!! Round 2: TD...

Duration:01:00:08

Option Block 791: Apple Credit Cards and Credit Spreads

3/26/2019
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TRADING BLOCK VIX - 16.5, up 3-points from last show Earnings: Monday - Winnebago Industries, Redhat Tuesday - Cronos Group (marijuana stock) Wednesday - Lennar, Lululemon Wall Street set for lower open. Apple's 'Show Time' event. ODD BLOCK Call love in PagSeguro Digital Ltd (PAGS) Call overwrite in Viacom, Inc. Class B(VIAB) Lits puts in Newmark Group Inc (NMRK) STRATEGY BLOCK Trey Jarrell discusses credit spreads. MAIL BLOCK It’s Broker Madness time!!!...

Duration:01:02:05

Option Block 790: Bitter Apple Puts

3/22/2019
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TRADING BLOCK Most active indices: VIX - 110k, SPY - 1.3M, SPX - 363k Most active equity options: AAPL, MU, AMD, BAC, NVDA, FB, NFLX, AMZN, COTY, DIS Earnings: Monday - Tilray (TLRY), Lumber Liquidators (LL), Overstock.com (OSTK) Tuesday - Michaels (MIK), China Telecom (CHA), FedEx (FDX) Wednesday - General Mills (GIS), Guess (GES), Micron Technology (MU), Williams-Sonoma (WSM) Thursday - Nike (NKE) Friday - Hibbett Sports (HIBB), Tiffany & Co. (TIF) ODD BLOCK Put love in...

Duration:01:03:29

Option Block 789: Let the Madness Begin

3/19/2019
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TRADING BLOCK A fairly quiet day in the market. Most active indices - VIX: 329k, SPY: 1.2M, SPX: 500k Most active equity options - AAPL, COTY, FB, BAC, TSLA, GE, BA, AMZN, NFLX, ACB Earnings: Monday - Tilray (TLRY), Lumber Liquidators (LL), Overstock.com (OSTK) Tuesday - Michaels (MIK), China Telecom (CHA), FedEx (FDX) Wednesday - General Mills (GIS), Guess (GES), Micron Technology (MU), Williams-Sonoma (WSM) Thursday - Nike (NKE) Friday - Hibbett Sports (HIBB), Tiffany & Co....

Duration:01:00:00