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Expected Market Maker Moves For This Week.

August 18, 2018 0 Comments
Expected Market Maker Moves For This Week.

The expected move that a stock makes is very important to know. The easiest way to get an idea of the move is to price a straddle at the close of trading on Friday. That is buying one call and one put at an ATM strike. That is not a 100% accurate calculation, but it […]

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This Top Performing Sector will Shock You

August 18, 2018 0 Comments
This Top Performing Sector will Shock You

My friends over at TheoTrade have posted a new video. I love watching Don’s weekly video Sunday night. Here is what he has to say, “In this crucial weekend video newsletter update we dissect the major sectors of the stock market. Not only will the top performing sector shock you, but the kinds of trades […]

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Options Flow Alerts – Friday 8/17

August 18, 2018 0 Comments
Options Flow Alerts – Friday 8/17

  The following are some unusual option flow we saw: OPTIONS ALERTS – 8/17/18 $AKS – Calls active into close on Friday. $PSTG – Calls active on Friday. 1.1x normal volume. Sept calls hit. $MT – Attracts one week call buyer on friday. AUG 24th 29 CALLS hit. $ORCL – Long time put buyer hit […]

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Expected Market Maker Moves For The Big Stocks

August 5, 2018 0 Comments
Expected Market Maker Moves For The Big Stocks

The expected move that a stock makes is very important to know. The easiest way to get an idea of the move is to price a straddle at the close of trading on Friday. That is buying one call and one put at an ATM strike. That is not a 100% accurate calculation, but it […]

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Options Flow – Friday 8/3/2018

August 5, 2018 0 Comments
Options Flow – Friday 8/3/2018

The SPX barely held 2800 Friday. Just barely. You know big money wanted it above that key level. We did a day trade and sold the 2800/2790 SPX PUT SPREAD and collected 190. I bought it back for a 50% win, but had I held it would have expired worthless. But who wants the stress […]

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Expected Market Moves For The Big Stocks – 7/22

July 22, 2018 0 Comments
Expected Market Moves For The Big Stocks – 7/22

The expected move that a stock makes is very important to know. The easiest way to get an idea of the move is to price a straddle at the close of trading on Friday. That is buying one call and one put at an ATM strike. That is not a 100% accurate calculation, but it […]

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Options Flow Alerts – Friday 7/20

July 21, 2018 0 Comments
Options Flow Alerts – Friday 7/20

The SPX barely held 2800 Friday. Just barely. You know big money wanted it above that key level. We did a day trade and sold the 2800/2790 SPX PUT SPREAD and collected 190. I bought it back for a 50% win, but had I held it would have expired worthless. But who wants the stress […]

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Options Flow Alerts For Thursday – July 19

July 20, 2018 0 Comments
Options Flow Alerts For Thursday – July 19

And there goes the markets as I write this. China devalued the YUAN the same day that Trump said he didn’t like a strong USD. Game on. Remember, trade wars are “easy to win”. The following are some unusual option flow we saw: OPTIONS ALERTS – 7/19/18 SHOO – Puts lead calls 17:1 SYF – […]

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Marker Maker Moves For The Big Stocks – 7/8/2018

July 8, 2018 0 Comments
Marker Maker Moves For The Big Stocks – 7/8/2018

The expected move that a stock makes is very important to know. The easiest way to get an idea of the move is to price a straddle at the close of trading on Friday. That is buying one call and one put at an ATM strike. That is not a 100% accurate calculation, but it […]

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Forget Trade Wars, this is what matters most.

July 8, 2018 0 Comments
Forget Trade Wars, this is what matters most.

My friends over at TheoTrade have posted a new video. I love watching Don’s weekly video Sunday night. Here is what he has to say, “Stocks end the week higher right to the expected move for the week. In this crucial weekend video newsletter update we focus on what really matters most in this market. […]

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