Sunday, August 9, 2020

Traders Try to Catch a Falling Knife: Options Recap

Someone's trying to call a bottom in one of the market's worst-performing stocks. General Electric (GE) has lost more than half its value in the...

Options 101: Hedging With Ratio Spreads

This post is part of an educational series on equity derivatives. Want to learn more? Sign up for our Options Stars 2018 symposium in Chicago next...

Someone’s Riding This High-Flying Pharma

Someone's turning time into money as America's No. 2 drug stock levitates into the ether. Pfizer (PFE) rose 1.13 percent to $43.75 yesterday, its highest close...

Options Light Up as Cannabis Craze Sweeps Market

Marijuana's supposed to calm people down, but that didn't happen in the stock market yesterday. Frenzied with Canada's legalization on October 17, traders streamed in...

Good Tech, Bad Tech: Options Activity Recap

Call volume spiked noticeably in two different technology stocks yesterday, with two very different meanings. Just look at Broadcom (AVGO). The chip maker went from...

Options 101: Going ‘In the Money’

This post is part of an educational series on equity derivatives. Want to learn more? Sign up for our Options Stars 2018 symposium in...

Someone’s Digging for Gold in the Options Market

Precious metals are bouncing today, and someone's trying to leverage the move with options. Approximately 27,000 October 11 calls were purchased this morning in Goldcorp...

Can Anything Stop This Rampaging Tech Stock?

This year has seen plenty of gains in technology, but nothing compares with the monster rally in a once-forgotten chip stock. Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)...

Here Come the iPhones

The planet's most valuable company is back in focus as the world holds its breath for the newest iPhones. Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook will...

Marijuana Momentum, Airlines Ascending: Groups in Focus

Two different groups have been "flying under the radar" and "hitting new highs" in recent weeks. Let's check them out. First: Flying under the radar....
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