The Big Idea
The volatility in the overall market has dropped, but there may be elevated volatility in some individual stock names we can look to for selling premium.
August 4, 2015 3:52 PM ET
I would be a buyer of September WEEKLY calls.
August 4, 2015 8:52 AM ET
Oil is lower once again, but put skew is notably flat compared to curves from one and three months ago. Consider taking advantage of the slow response in lower strikes with the United States Oil Fund.
August 4, 2015 8:32 AM ET
I'd like to look at a bullish butterfly in Google using contracts that will expire this Friday. We've got Squeezes on the 39 and 78 minute timeframes but with resistance at $675, we may pause at that price.
August 4, 2015 7:58 AM ET
This trade is mostly based on the iShares Germany ETF's technical pattern. Technically, the one year stochastic for EWG is bullish, and that bias is supported by a slightly rising Relative Strength Index.
August 3, 2015 5:55 AM ET
One bullish sector that continues to climb nicely can be found in the refinery stocks, so I'm looking at a bullishly biased vertical call spread on HollyFrontier that expires in September.
July 31, 2015 3:45 PM ET
Investors have become remarkably bullish on financial sector stocks this year in anticipation of normalizing monetary policy and higher short term rates.
July 31, 2015 3:15 PM ET
The damage being done to Chevron and Exxon is exploding The Energy Sector ETF XLE's implied volatility. I think oil is pretty close to the bottom, and XLE will get some sort of dead cat bounce.
July 31, 2015 10:14 AM ET
At best, sentiment surveys show one in five players are long the market while the remainder are either short the market or have their capital in their proverbial mattresses. Here's how I traded this week.
July 30, 2015 4:20 PM ET
I think we are going to print higher yet again tomorrow, so I am taking a flier on SPDR S&P 500 ETF calls overnight.
July 30, 2015 1:36 PM ET
LinkedIn has differentiated itself from its peers with two of its three revenue streams outside of other social media companies' reach and beyond the realm of advertising.
July 29, 2015 3:08 PM ET
Traders have become more bearish in general about emerging markets this year as growth in China has slowed and as the prospect of slightly less easy monetary policy in developed markets reduces the marginal investor's demand for yield abroad.
July 29, 2015 2:56 PM ET
Earnings appear to be keeping the summer volume doldrums away for the moment, and one little Russian mining company had massive call action, so we picked up some shares in case something funky happens in the near future.
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