Trade war premium came and went.
SPIKES - 15.75, down 4.25-points from last show
VIX Cash - 15.5, 4-points lower than last week
VVIX - 95, 8-points lower than last show
VIX Options - ADV: 668k, Total 10.2m (7.42m Calls, 2.73m Puts)
VXX - 28, 2-points lower than last show
Thursday - Walmart, Nvidia, Pinterest
Friday - John Deere
Comment from J3Dingle - I saw on Bloomberg that one of the 20+ Democrats running for...
Topics this week include:
CME Group hits new OI record of 138.2M contracts.
FUTURES OPTIONS FEEDBACK
Question from BOTB - What do you think of GOT this season? You feeling the hate like everyone else?
Comment from Docer - How tasty is that CME Bacon?
Question from Danan Ace - What’s the difference between realized and historical volatility?
Question from Tank - Will we see Eth futures soon. Also how are Ag options shaping up here?
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
Call love in ServiceNow Inc. (NOW)
Line-in-the-sand puts in TransDigm Group Incorporated (TDG)
Put love in Qurate Retail Inc (QRTEA)
Comment from Tim Alfred - Love your show !! Keep up the good work Mark!
Today we are trading covered calls in Apple. You can find more in The Options Playbook, which is always available on OptionsPlaybook.com, in on the Amazon Kindle edition.
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CRYPTO HOT SEAT
Guest: Jeff Dorman, CIO and Partner - Arca
Top coins by market cap: Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin
Question from JBD - Is this the end of the #CryptoWinter?
Question from May Diamond - Does the recent price rally for Bitcoin open the doors for major exchanges to start listing new derivatives products, like Ethereum Futures or Bitcoin Options. Thanks for this great program, you’re the only folks in the...
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
Call love in PagSeguro Digital Ltd (PAGS) - from 3/25
Call palooza in Mylan NV (MYL)
Call overwrite in Cummins Inc (CMI)
Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses the advantages and disadvantages...
Trade was premium is back as Trump continues to ratchet up the tariffs.
SPIKES - 20, up 7-points from last show
VIX Cash - 19.5., 7-points higher than last week
VVIX - 103, almost 20-points higher than last show
VIX Options - ADV: 459k, very low.
VXXB - 30.3, 5-points higher than last week, ADV: 167k
SPIKES Versus VIX: How to Take Advantage of the Differences - ...
CATCHING UP WITH AN OPTIONS ICON - Thomas Peterffy
Our CEO had a chance to catch up with an options icon at OIC 2019. Their far-reaching conversation covered:
- Highlights from Thomas's 42-year career in the options market
- What is the enduring legacy of Interactive Brokers?
- Thomas's views on the new wave of zero commission brokerage firms invading the space.
- Why he decided to exit the options market-making business.
- Does he feel the options markets were irreparably harmed when...