The Big Idea
As Q3 winds to an end we're looking at open positions, thoughts into Friday's employment data, and some of the most important charts for trading into the year's end.
October 1, 2014 3:08 PM ET
I think selling a put spread in SPY offers a desirable premium with pretty decent odds.
October 1, 2014 7:53 AM ET
Yahoo! has a problem companies would love to have.
October 1, 2014 7:33 AM ET
Allergan has just made a breakout to a new high and looks ready to continue the uptrend.
September 30, 2014 3:23 PM ET
Ford's pre announcement caught a lot of people by surprise, but the reaction looks overdone
September 30, 2014 12:28 PM ET
Some option order flow is smart and presents the opportunity to ride the coattails of a well-informed investor to profits. One trade that hit our radar last month was executed in puts on Staples a few days after September expiration.
September 30, 2014 8:52 AM ET
Traders looking to ride the momentum in the short term may want to look at upside LMT calls.
September 30, 2014 7:41 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer for AXP now is the bullishly-biased, out-of-the-money vertical call spread, expiring in January.
September 30, 2014 7:29 AM ET
Nustar's attractive fundamentals set up nicely for a put credit spread.
September 29, 2014 12:26 PM ET
Here is the next phase of the Oracle wheel trade following delivery.
September 29, 2014 10:49 AM ET
Increasingly wide market swings have caused option implied volatility to lift recently with the VIX holding over 16 this morning and as a healthy dose of fear returning to the broad index products.
September 29, 2014 8:48 AM ET
After watching the market's reaction to the Bill Gross/Janus Capital it was once again obvious to me that after 40+ years in this wacky business that I have not seen it all. Given the unique set of circumstances, I'm looking to put on a synthetic put here.
September 29, 2014 7:03 AM ET
The market has recognized this attractive situation and has kept the stock in an uptrend for much of this past year. There may still be room to run.
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