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  • Morning Call | Jul 28, 2017, 8:12 AM

    CBOE Morning Call 7/28/17

    CBOE Morning Call 7/28/17

    Big Picture Earnings continue to be skewed to the positive side as far as stock price reactions go, although the stock market seems to taking a breather.  JP Morgan followed Goldman Sachs’ lead and said some nasty things about tech stocks which hit the Nasdaq particularly hard yesterday and took other sectors down with it.  VXN (think Nasdaq VIX) was up much more than the other broad-based equity volatility indexes.  Needless to say, traders will probably focus on large tech[...]

  • Jul 27, 2017, 3:28 PM

    Amazon Earnings Delivered Tonight

    Amazon Earnings Delivered Tonight

    Other trades of note: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR) at 17.08, a Bull Put Spread traded 1,000 times. The trader sold the Jul 28th 18/17 spread for a credit of .72. TWTR reported earnings this morning. SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) at 41.25, a Bear Put Spread traded 590 times. The trader bought the Aug 25th 40.50/38.50 spread paying .37. iPath S&P 500 VIX Futures ETN (VXX) at 11.02, a Bull Call Spread traded 2,000 times. The trader bought the Aug 18th 13/15 spread paying .12. Tenet Healthcare Corporation[...]

  • Jul 11, 2017, 2:42 PM

    What's Trading Now? Amazon on Prime Day (AMZN)

    What's Trading Now? Amazon on Prime Day (AMZN)

    Other trades of note: General Electric (GE) at 26.20, a Bull Call Spread traded 18,918 times. The trader bought the Aug 18th 27/29 spread paying 26 cents. Utilities Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLU) at 51.31, a Risk Reversal traded 10,000 times. The trader sold the Dec 15th 50 Puts and bought the Dec 15th 53 Calls for a credit of 58 cents.   Western Digital (WDC) at 91.96, a 1x2 Ratio Spread traded. The trader sold 2,500 Jul 21st 89 Calls at 4.05 and bought 5,000 Jul 21st 93 Calls for 1.82,[...]

  • Mar 6, 2017, 9:42 AM

    FANG Stocks Still Have Some Bite Left in 2017!

    FANG Stocks Still Have Some Bite Left in 2017!

    About four years ago, Jim Cramer asked me to assist him with the off the charts segment of CNBC's Mad Money.  At the time, the market was a getting ready to launch to new heights, and it was clear we needed to look at growth stocks.  The names we selected were Facebook, Amazon, Neflix and Google - the poster children of technology and growth.  Using the first letters of each name we came up with the acronym, and FANG was born.  See the clip below from 2013.      I[...]