Tuesday July 29th, 2014
The Big Idea
Mark Sebastian Advanced Analysis: What VIX Futures Signal
Mark Sebastian | July 28, 2014 8:55 AM ET
It makes sense to buy SPX puts or VIX calls as a hedge.
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John Carter Intermediate Trade: NFLX
July 29, 2014 7:50 AM ET
We are looking at a short-term reversion to the mean setup using a Weekly put credit spread in NFLX.
Phil McDonnell Intermediate Trade: CGNX
July 29, 2014 7:42 AM ET
This pattern is a good setup for a put sale or credit spread.
Skip Raschke Intermediate Trade: LLY
July 29, 2014 7:38 AM ET
The trade I prefer now for LLY is the bearishly-biased, out-of-the-money put spread expiring in October.
Jared Woodard Intermediate Trade: SNE
July 29, 2014 7:27 AM ET
This index news may warrant trades designed to reflect limited upside potential in the medium term.
Henry Schwartz Analysis: KMI
July 28, 2014 1:59 PM ET
KMI has performed well in recent months and after a 20.3% rally off March lows, is probing 52-week highs. Open interest in call options is near its highest levels in over a year as well.
Jared Woodard Advanced Trade: XOM
July 28, 2014 1:29 PM ET
Exxon Mobil was up modestly in early trading on Monday, and it looks like the market is pricing in a large move later this week.
Skip Raschke Intermediate Trade: X
July 28, 2014 8:40 AM ET
The trade tactic I prefer for X now is the bullishly-biased, out-of-the-money call spread expiring in January 2015.
Phil McDonnell Intermediate Trade: BIDU
July 28, 2014 8:26 AM ET
Strong fundamentals and momentum tell me that a put sale or credit spread is likely to be successful.
Henry Schwartz Analysis: 5 Names Seeing Bullish Options Flow
July 25, 2014 12:20 PM ET
We continue to see standout option flow in the form of aggressive upside call buyers that suggests a view to additional upside.
Jared Woodard Intermediate Trade: SPY
July 25, 2014 8:29 AM ET
The position, trading an August Weekly contract and regular way September, has defined risk and is expected to profit from a significant change in SPY prices in either direction.
Phil McDonnell Beginner Analysis: Order Tactics
July 25, 2014 8:18 AM ET
limit orders are precisely the way that market makers make their money. There is no reason we cannot do the same thing.
Mark Sebastian Advanced Trade: COST
July 24, 2014 3:37 PM ET
The Weekly Aug22 118 straddle is just too cheap.
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