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After a brief (one day!) dip on concerns about events in the Ukraine, US markets quickly resumed their bull run, with just a few names setting new 52-week highs during yesterday's trading.
The options market is not yet convinced on the severity of the conflict in Ukraine.
I think the stock has found a floor and want to buy slightly out-of-the-money calls.
There has been very light index and ETF volume this week, while single stock option volume is holding strong, trading slightly above normal. I believe this is a healthy sign for the industry, as it suggests less macro concern and more 'old fashioned' research into the fundamentals that contribute to share value.
Sometimes, taking some time out to read is a good way to avoid buying stuff at too high a price.
Two recent papers reveal that, in recent years, much of the borrowing in emerging markets hasn't been counted in standard current account surplus/deficit figures.
An investor who owns long-dated call options asked what would happen to his position, since the company break-up is scheduled to occur by the end of 2014 or in early 2015, before his calls expire.
Since 'greed' is now in the driver's seat (maybe fear stepped out to put chains on the tires), we are seeing several names with aggressive bullish option flow in the form of upside call buying coincident with increasing open interest and lifting IV.
Join TheStreet's Options Profits Jill Malandrino and Skip Raschke as we give a brief overview of our market, sector and stock thoughts for 2014, as well as diving deeper into the art of shorting stock using options. MARK IT ON YOUR CALENDAR NOW: Thursday, February 20, from 2pm ET to 3pm ET.
It's not entirely clear what motivated the surge in interest in March 9 calls on Yamana Gold, but the timing was good because the contract has doubled in value from the prices seen Friday morning.
A major FDA approval for Dexcom's continuous glucose monitor (CGM) device for children with diabetes was announced a couple of days ago, and this is one such event that will revolutionize the industry and improve the quality of life affecting so many families dealing with diabetes, often referred to as the "silent disease".
Our analysts at The Deal have been following this story closely. Let's take a look at some potential options trades around the transaction.
If you're inclined to start dipping into some names where the market decline has pushed prices too low, one approach to take is to look for U.S. stocks that have high exposure to sales in emerging markets. Cramer and Stephanie are long YUM for this reason in the Action Alerts Plus portfolio, and I will gain exposure with this options strategy.
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Debt trading is less transparent than equity or options, but one trader I spoke with said the debt was implying a better chance of survival for JCP than he would have expected so I may look for an upside trade in JCP.
It may take some time for investors to be reassured with choppy markets, and it's probably best to trade a little lighter until things look more normal - the opportunities won't disappear overnight. In the mean time, here are some things worth reading:
Options seem to be priced at a relative discount, which is not a positive sign for shareholders.
One player in the options market seems to be anticipating positive news and opened a sizable spread trade on the stock ahead of the announcement.
We continue to stress the need for a modest pullback in order to have some firm footing beneath a continued push higher moving forward. These are the reasons why and levels to watch.
I like to think that there are no two trades that are alike, as the market is far too dynamic for that occurrence. The planning of each trade to be taken is an individual process.
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