As we enter the end of earnings season, there are still a few big names left to report, including Priceline, PCLN. This is an interesting opportunity for a skip-strike butterfly. You can find more on page 108 of The Options Playbook, which is always available on OptionsPlaybook.com, in on the Amazon Kindle edition.
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VIX Inventor Discusses the Dangers of Inverse, Leveraged VIX IndexesDid VIX Manipulation Cause the Massive Surge Last Week - as Alleged by Bloomberg?Last Week's Volatility Cost Options Traders Over a Billion in Slippage
Volatility Review: VIX Cash is back in the teens. Are VIX Futures returning to contango? Volatility's awakening spurs a record long position in VIX Futures.
Kevin's Weekly Rundown:
gets his payday Volatility Voicemail: Options question of the week
It's been a rocky week for the markets. People are understandably scared and confused. That raises the question: Which product are you most concerned about over the next 30 days? Aka - which product would you not touch with a 10-foot...
Trading Block: Is the VIX "Whistleblower" just more noise or it there some teeth this time? Volatility's awakening spurs record long position in VIX futures.
Strategy Block: Discusses legging into OTM vertical call spreads
Odd Block: More JAN 2019 50 "Catastrophe" puts in Tesla Motors (TSLA), long-term put love in Community Health Systems (CYH), and calls trade in Radian Group Inc. (RDN).
Mail Block: Options question of the week
It's been a rocky week for the markets. People are...
Mark is joined by co-host Matt Amberson, Principal at Option Research & Technology Services (ORATS).
CTO Interview: Our gest today is Michael Mescher, Founder of Gammon Capital.
The Inbox: Listener questions and comments
WWoO 46: How To Get Started in Options and Investor Services
Host Joe Burgoyne welcomes back Dan Sheridan who will discuss what investors need to know about trading options. Then on Profiles & Perspectives, Ed Modla of OIC's Investor Services team provides some historical context to OCC's role in the industry.
We are back to the playbook this week and taking a close look at Wynn Resorts. There is a lot of volatility in the stock these days with the CEO in the news quite a bit these days. We are looking at a very short-term butterfly. You can find more on page 104 of The Options Playbook, which is always available on OptionsPlaybook.com, in on the Amazon Kindle edition.
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Trading Block: One week later, how is everyone doing? SPY is back in rally mode. VIX back in the mid-20s. It's been a wild week for CBOE. Stock took a hit, threatened $100, now rallying up 4%. Earnings this week include APRN, before the bell tomorrow. ATM straddle $0.65, approx. 20%. Volatility's awakening spurs a record long position in VIX Futures
Odd Block: Review from 2/8: Someone unloading calls in (UNP), Pre earnings action in Under Armor (UAA).
Mail Block: Options question of the...
Volatility Review: The great inverse volatility ETP debate continues. Are they "Frankenproducts" that shouldn't exist? Or are they performing as advertised, but the investing public simply doesn't understand them? Maybe there's a third camp? VIX Cash: Spiked to 46.34 on Tues - Quite possibly the craziest week in VIX history.
Kevin's Weekly Rundown
Volatility Voicemail: Volatility flash poll
XIV is headed to the graveyard. But, as of this writing, $SVXY is still trading. Do you still...
Trading Block: A review of the week to date.
Odd Block: More Jan 2019 50 "catastrophe"puts in Tesla Motors (TSLA); Unloading Mar 30 calls in (UNP).
Strategy Block: Mike Tosaw discusses buying the dip
Mail Block: Options question of the week
VIX is moving like crazy today day. It's already blown past 23 and is threatening 35. So let's dial up our $VIX threshold for extra #ZombieApocalypse fun. You buying or selling these levels? Quite Simply: Where will $VIX close on Friday?