#259: Wed 11/9/2016 10:46 PM EST
What Is A Straddle & Diagram Of Current Straddle Trade
Tuesday we recommended a straddle trade. A straddle is used when a stock or ETF is at a key level and you know it is going to break, but not sure the direction.
In front of the election, we knew a big move was coming but was not sure of the direction. So our normal $2,000 trade became two $1,000 trades.
#343: Fri 12/2/2016 12:32 PM EST
Moving Back Into SPY
We will move back to SPY and will play the January ...
#342: Wed 11/30/2016 12:06 PM EST
Lock In Gains On IWM Puts
Yesterday we recommended the iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) January $133 Put that was trading at $3.87. IWM was at $132.87 and is now at $132.26. The put is at $4.10 for a gain of $0.23 or 5.94%.
#765: Sun 11/27/2016 9:55 PM EST
Index ETF Options Activity
Each day we look for unusual options activity. If there is none, then this column will not appear. We note one major Index Equity ETF saw unusual call action.
#402: Mon 12/5/2016 2:08 PM EST
The Week Ahead Post The Italian Referendum
This is pretty light week for geopolitical news and economic data. Earnings are still at a decent level this week with some notable reports.