The Big Idea
There are many mathematical models to measure IV and pricing in current and forward movement in the options market. The key is being consistent with the one you use.
October 22, 2014 1:42 PM ET
With oil services names having taken a beating, I am looking to do a synthetic covered call in HAL.
October 22, 2014 1:14 PM ET
Now that last week's 3% whipsaw move is an ancient memory (hah!), the focus has moved back to earnings, with dozens of names reporting this week.
October 22, 2014 8:14 AM ET
I like the fundamentals of this company, and for this trade we will go with a put credit spread in order to control our risk.
October 22, 2014 8:08 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer for MSFT now is the bullishly-biased, put calendar diagonal spread.
October 21, 2014 3:12 PM ET
I think there is some room to the upside in JPM and will take advantage of the elevated implied volatility to sell a put spread.
October 21, 2014 2:18 PM ET
For confirmation that the rally is real, look no further than the relative outperformance in recent weeks of small capitalization stocks versus large caps.
October 21, 2014 10:52 AM ET
Option flow in several energy names suggests bottom fishers may be looking for a recovery, which may provide an opportunity to get long exposure in the form of buy-writes at attractive prices
October 21, 2014 7:37 AM ET
We have these two positions on and both report earnings today.
October 21, 2014 7:30 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer now for DIS is the bullishly-biased, out-of-the-money vertical call spread, expiring in January.
October 21, 2014 7:20 AM ET
I believe the uptrend has now resumed, without serious damage to the momentum play.
October 20, 2014 2:33 PM ET
Starting the week by adding to my wheel trade
October 20, 2014 9:10 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer for TXN is the bullishly-biased, out-of-the-money vertical call spread, expiring in January.
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