Friday August 1st, 2014
The Big Idea
Beware the Tranquility! Part 2
Skip Raschke | July 31, 2014 8:23 AM ET
It is an old rule of mine and many others that the most difficult, if not gut-wrenching trades to open, tend to be the vast majority of a trader's profits.
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FLEXing Muscle in XLF
August 1, 2014 10:37 AM ET
An interesting trade we noted earlier this week has been a home run.
Jared Woodard Intermediate Trade: CBOE
August 1, 2014 9:37 AM ET
Three-month implied volatility is elevated here, so investors might consider selling a put spread in smaller size now with the intention of adding on additional spreads.
Skip Raschke Intermediate Trade: QCOM
August 1, 2014 8:23 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer now for QCOM is the bullishly-biased vertical put spread.
Phil McDonnell Novice Analysis: Mind the Fed
August 1, 2014 8:10 AM ET
The changing Fed background will change our options strategies.
Mark Sebastian Trade: XLF
July 31, 2014 3:53 PM ET
Ahead of today's sell off there has been some really interesting non-traditional paper flow in Select Sector Financial SPDR Fund.
John Carter Analysis:CHRW & NFLX
July 31, 2014 9:36 AM ET
Futures markets were soft Thursday morning after the Fed statements but we have seen the Nasdaq continue to serve as the most resilient index.
Skip RaschkeAdvanced Trade: PG
July 31, 2014 8:13 AM ET
This is a great setup for the cross-cross tactic.
Phil McDonnell Intermediate Trade: CTXS
July 31, 2014 8:02 AM ET
This idea is ripe for a put sale or a credit spread.
Jared Woodard Advanced Analysis: DAL
July 30, 2014 1:02 PM ET
The implied volatility skew in Delta Air Lines makes it look like an attractive candidate for investors seeking defined-risk positions with capped upside.
Mark Sebastian Trade: FXE
July 30, 2014 12:56 PM ET
The Euro is at its weakest point since November of last year, but there is a decent chance it could at least have a small bounce here.
Henry Schwartz Analysis: NQ
July 30, 2014 11:32 AM ET
NQ Mobile is up 20% to $8.30 Wednesday morning and has surged 140% after hitting new lows of just $3.45 a few weeks ago.
Skip Raschke Intermediate Trade: C
July 30, 2014 8:37 AM ET
The trade I prefer now for C is the bullishly-biased, calendar diagonal put spread executed for a credit.
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