The Big Idea
In order to achieve a synthetic/combination a trader must either be ready to execute the entire trade or must leg into such a position.
August 28, 2014 1:50 PM ET
Ralph Lauren implied volatility is dirt cheap and the stock is weak today and I would use this opportunity to buy calls.
August 28, 2014 12:31 PM ET
A burst of call buying in EZChip Semiconductor lit up our OptionAlert flow monitor as the thinly traded shares were up a few pennies, trading near $25.30
August 28, 2014 9:26 AM ET
The Trade: Buy 100 shares of CY for 10.85 and Buy 1 CY January 11 put for 1.00
August 28, 2014 9:07 AM ET
Today's Hot Topic provides updated charts on all our existing positions, a follow-up on GLD and a high-risk, high-probability setup in NDX
August 28, 2014 8:14 AM ET
These fundamentals support the bullish case and specifically a put sale or credit spread.
August 28, 2014 8:10 AM ET
There are a lot of stocks that have historically steep implied volatility term structures, meaning that short-dated options are significantly less expensive than they usually are when compared to the prices (in implied volatility terms) of longer-dated contracts.
August 27, 2014 11:58 AM ET
Despite a very light week for options trading, large options spreads were initiated in two of the international exchange-traded funds yesterday
August 27, 2014 8:35 AM ET
Investors who believe the bad news has been fully priced in to the shares might consider selling put premium at these levels.
August 27, 2014 7:43 AM ET
This tactic, while initially bearish, actually can morph into becoming a bullishly-biased long call should the lower strike call with the shorter time to expiration expire worthless.
August 27, 2014 7:28 AM ET
All of these measures lead me to believe that a put sale or a credit spread is a reasonable way to play this idea.
August 26, 2014 2:11 PM ET
I am going to buy calls and sit on the position for a while.
August 26, 2014 10:36 AM ET
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