The Big Idea
Trick #2: Hey! Wait a minute! That big-time firm bought 500 calls so the stock must be a buy, right?!?
December 5, 2013 3:34 PM ET
To bet on a drop in volatility, traders can buy Weekly puts in VXX.
December 5, 2013 11:40 AM ET
The new position seems to be expressing concern that global equity markets could see a substantial uptick in volatility in the weeks ahead.
December 5, 2013 9:20 AM ET
We continue to manage three open positions as the tape trades sideways.
December 5, 2013 8:39 AM ET
A bearish put spread is a good risk/reward path to take now in McDonald's.
December 5, 2013 8:29 AM ET
An interesting development for traders is that options have started to find a bid even though the stock is acting well.
December 5, 2013 8:22 AM ET
Selling a put is a good way to bet on "not down".
December 4, 2013 3:10 PM ET
This is how I am going to trade Viacom off a big institutional order.
December 4, 2013 8:36 AM ET
The bearishly, short-term biased trade set up I like for JNJ is the out-of-the-money vertical put spread.
December 4, 2013 8:03 AM ET
I like this combination of strong momentum and solid fundamentals.
December 4, 2013 7:56 AM ET
Despite the trend seen in most equities there are a few out there that are actually declining, and a few that have some decent premiums as well.
December 3, 2013 3:27 PM ET
I want to own a call spread on the stock momentum and cheap implied volatility.
December 3, 2013 3:17 PM ET
This trade sells short-term puts to partially finance the purchase of longer-dated puts. Equity-only investors can put on a similar position using the FXA ETF.
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