Wednesday April 23rd, 2014
The Big Idea
Skip Raschke Advanced Analysis: The Mesa Trade
Skip Raschke | April 23, 2014 8:18 PM ET
Do not underestimate the value of employing the art of the trade process when attempting to go with the Mesa tactic.
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Hot Topics
Skip Raschke Intermediate Trade: T
April 23, 2014 8:31 PM ET
The trade tactic I prefer for AT&T is a slightly delta-bearish, in-the-money time spread.
Mark Sebastian Novice Trade: BA
April 23, 2014 3:34 PM ET
I like slightly out-of-the-money puts for a potential quick trade.
Be Your Own Guru
April 23, 2014 10:42 AM ET
Run from those who tout themselves as 'gurus' and don't look back. Dan Fitzpatrick of Real Money Pro echoes an important sentiment we talk about daily on Options Profits and it is worth sharing.
Henry Schwartz Analysis: Bears Have AT&T's Number
April 23, 2014 10:27 AM ET
AT&T ahead of the company's profit report and positions are apparently being left open in anticipation of further weakness.
Jared Woodard Advanced Trade: LNKD
April 23, 2014 9:04 AM ET
We are selling a strangle in the Weekly options and limiting the risk in the position by buying another strangle in the regular May series.
Phil McDonnell Novice Analysis: Using Spread Orders
April 23, 2014 7:52 AM ET
There are common things that all platforms deal with and those factors are important to your spread trading.
Skip Raschke Intermediate Trade: UBS
April 23, 2014 7:42 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer now for UBS is bullishly-biased vertical call spread, expiring in January.
Henry Schwartz Intermediate Analysis: NRG Large Scale Bullish Flow
April 22, 2014 12:21 PM ET
One player in the options market Monday banked a hefty profit on a bullish position in NRG after the recent move.
John Carter Analysis and Novice Trade: XLF, $DJT, FDX
April 22, 2014 8:10 AM ET
We revisit XLF, the weekly Squeeze in the transports and a position we're looking to scale into with FDX.
Skip Raschke Advanced Trade: JPM
April 22, 2014 7:53 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer for JPM now is a bullishly-biased calendar diagonal put spread.
Mark Sebastian Intermediate Trade: TLT
April 21, 2014 11:26 AM ET
With the run that we have seen in TLT, I think there is a strong chance that the ETF eases lower and/or is stable for the next few weeks.
Henry Schwartz Intermediate Analysis: OXY Bullish Flow
April 21, 2014 11:11 AM ET
With earnings due out in the first week of May, options order flow on OXY has turned bullish amid heavy trading of August 105 calls on the stock last week.
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