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  • Market News | Trader Talk | Trade Ideas | Apr 18, 2015, 10:55 AM

    Earnings Next Week - 4/20 - 4/24

    Earnings Next Week - 4/20 - 4/24

    The calendar is heavy next week and I do apologize for not posting this a little earlier.  Luckily the majority of companies reporting next week release their numbers on Wednesday or Thursday so there are plenty of opportunities to place a short term option trade based on your outlook for an earnings reaction. As always this list represents three years of earnings reaction history, except when italicized, which indicates there is less than three years of data to work with.  Max is the biggest[...]

  • Market News | Jan 26, 2015, 5:00 PM

    Overcoming The Earnings Dilemma

    Overcoming The Earnings Dilemma

    As a market maker on the CBOE, I always had a simple plan when it came to trading stocks around their earnings announcement: Don’t do it. I, like most professional traders, didn’t like trading options on stocks with earnings coming out because that was the day of the quarter that typically had the most risk. There’s risk—huge risk—in both the underling stock moving erratically, and also in the option premium potentially being greatly affected by a “crush”[...]