The Big Idea
Regardless of stock market directional bias, fighting the tape is a losing battle.
May 22, 2015 2:06 PM ET
The last several weeks of trading have been an object lesson in just how expensive it can be to sit on near-term long volatility positions in the teeth of a quiet market.
May 22, 2015 1:37 PM ET
I may look next week for the lowest of the low volatility to put on a few hedges just in case a downside move materializes.
May 22, 2015 10:51 AM ET
This week I did read more bearish articles than bullish. But, after a while, even the current perma-bear club gets a bit tired of their S.O.S.
May 22, 2015 9:50 AM ET
One way to modify this, given the current price of Cyberark, is to cut your position size in half and widen the spread.
May 21, 2015 3:12 PM ET
With the current low volatility environment, I think we have a good monthly calendar set up.
May 21, 2015 1:16 PM ET
I am going to take advantage of this brief pullback and cheap implied volatility to go long calls in Goldman Sachs.
May 21, 2015 11:26 AM ET
There have been some large Yahoo! block orders in the options market, but I believe it is not a great time to be selling premium in the name.
May 21, 2015 9:03 AM ET
Ambarella continues to perform well despite the market consolidation. Let's use the next two days to exit our June call spread.
May 20, 2015 11:28 AM ET
We review the Etsy position and options flow in Yahoo!.
May 20, 2015 8:50 AM ET
Gold is turning tactically bearish, once again.
May 19, 2015 3:10 PM ET
Anyone skeptical about whether a further change in sentiment is likely over the next several weeks may be able to monetize this added volatility risk premium.
May 19, 2015 2:26 PM ET
I believe that despite their best efforts they are doomed to fall short.
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