Derivatives

Fear not—VIX signaling all clear for stocks: Strategist

CNBC, By Amanda Diaz July 17th, 2015 (Read article)

Fear is in a bear market.

The CBOE Volatility Index, or fear index as some traders call it, is trading at its lowest level since December 2014 and has fallen more than 39 percent in […]

Fear not—VIX signaling all clear for stocks: Strategist 2018-06-20T03:49:48+00:00

These 8 stocks could see oddly big earnings moves

CNBC, By Alex Rosenberg | July 16th, 2015 (Read article)

As the heart of earnings season approaches, some stocks are expected to move a lot more than they have in recent years.

A study by MKM Partners’ derivatives strategy team found that eight stocks are expected […]

These 8 stocks could see oddly big earnings moves 2018-06-20T03:49:48+00:00

Options Traders Join Bank Bulls as ETFs Add Most Money Since ’08

Bloomberg, By Lu Wang | June 23rd, 2015 (Read article)

While expectations for higher interest rates are hanging over the U.S. market, bank stocks reflect little of the anxiety and options traders see no end to the gains.

They’re snapping up bullish contracts […]

Options Traders Join Bank Bulls as ETFs Add Most Money Since ’08 2018-06-20T03:49:49+00:00

US economy in ‘sweet spot’ of cycle: Pro

CNBC Dec. 24, 2014 (See video)

Jim Strugger, derivatives strategist at MKM Partners, says 2018 or 2019 could be the end of the current U.S. economic cycle.

 

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US economy in ‘sweet spot’ of cycle: Pro 2018-06-20T03:52:58+00:00

Options Traders Are Getting Wary Ahead of Tesla’s Earnings

The Wall Street Journal, By Saumya Vaishampayan | November 4th, 2014 (Read article)

Options traders are playing defense ahead of Tesla Motors Inc.TSLA +2.48% third-quarter earnings.

Tesla is scheduled to report on Wednesday after the bell. The electric-car maker is expected to post an adjusted loss […]

Options Traders Are Getting Wary Ahead of Tesla’s Earnings 2018-06-20T03:53:00+00:00