Oct 29, 2012
Views 68: The Dark Art of Futures Options
Volatility Review: NASDAQ vol and how it has been affected by earnings. Implied risk premium. S&P vol.
Volatility Viewpoint: Today's guest is Jeff Lewandowski from Foremost Trading. He discusses his transition from CBOE to futures, as well as the odd shape of...
Oct 26, 2012
194: The Great AAPL Death Knell
Trading Block: The great Apple death knell? Tosaw is out! A momentous decision. Amazon and Apple earnings after the close. Facebook earnings earlier this week.
Odd Block: Volatility plays heat up on KLA-Tencor (KLAC).
Xpress Block: Sean Fitzgerald gets the OX hot seat and...
Oct 23, 2012
Option Block 193: Post-Earnings Selloff & Turnaround
Trading Block: Post-earnings selloff continues, but then we saw a dramatic turnaround late in the day. Iron flies on Microsoft post-earnings.
Odd Block: Large call spread purchased on MGIC Investment Corporation (MTG); calls bought on Eli Lilly (LLY).
Oct 23, 2012
Volatility Views 67: VolContract Futures Overlays: The Holy Grail?
Volatility Review: What's going on with the
VIX rallying on a slow day like today? NASDAQ rundown. This is the
first time we've moved down more than 1% since June
Volatility Viewpoint: Today's guest is Nick Li, a Quantitative Analyst...
Oct 19, 2012
Option Block 192: Earnings Palooza
Trading Block: GOOG earnings announced early, although no one is sure why. Today is an earnings-palooza: AMD, LUV, MSFT, NOK, VZ all after the bell.
Odd Block: Is McGraw-Hill Topped Out? (MHP); puts rolled on Sprint Nextel (S); volatility purchased on Hertz Global (HTZ).