Options Trading & Analysis

Futures Roundup – Chinese Manufacturing Data Set Tone for Copper Prices

Copper futures prices are facing some headwinds in the guise of a stronger U.S. Dollar ... More »

Financial Advisors’ Use Of Options Increased 13% Since 2011

More than 600 advisers across various distribution channels were surveyed on how, when and why they used options.... More »

Top Ten Most Active Equity Options

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Thursday, August 21, 2014... More »

Top Ten Most Active Equity Options

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Wednesday, August 20, 2014... More »

Bloomberg: Campbell Soup Co. Could Be The Next Big Takeover Candidate

On Aug.18 a block of 5,500 calls that pay off if Campbell rallies more than 8 percent in the next month changed hands on the ask price... More »

Top Ten Most Active Equity Options and Strikes

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Tuesday, August 19, 2014... More »

Top Ten Most Active Equity Options

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Monday, August 18, 2014... More »

Volatility Views 123: VIX Roars but VXST Whimpers

So, the question of the week is...where will VIX settle?... More »

Volatility Trading Digest – Market Review

After our regular market review, we update the chart for ProShares Ultra 20+ Year Treasury (TBT), our current long-term interest rate indicator.... More »

Volatility Trading Digest – Flight to Safety

Since geopolitical risk could overwhelm most long directional trades, perhaps it is time to add some hedges or at least consider positions such as credit spreads that are more forgiving and less reliant on getting the... More »

Futures Roundup – U.S. Treasury Yields Continue To Tumble

Treasury Yields Fall on Ukraine Concerns... More »

Top Ten Most Active Stock Options

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Friday, August 15, 2014... More »

Option Block 363: The Last Train to Pallookaville

You've heard of the Last Train to Clarksville? This ain't it.... More »

Futures Roundup – Record Harvest Predicted In Soybeans

Will There Be Room in the Bins for Beans This Season? Today’s Spotlight MarketA record harvest is expected not just for Soybeans but for Corn as well. The USDA estimated the 2014 Corn harvest at 14.032 billion... More »

Top Ten Most Active Stock Options

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Thursday, August 14, 2014... More »

Gold Futures Roundup

Gold futures remain centered around the $1300 level, unable to form a trend in either direction. ... More »

Top Ten Most Active Stock Options

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Wednesday, August 13, 2014... More »

Bloomberg: Options Traders Bracing For More Losses In Junk Bonds

Demand for protection against declines has pushed the number of outstanding puts on the iShares iBoxx $ High Yield Corporate Bond exchange-traded fund... More »

Morning Futures Roundup

Beef Rally Grounded as Speculators Liquidate Long Positions... More »

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes – F, CNP, INTC, AAPL, MU

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Tuesday, August 12, 2014... More »

Futures Roundup

Inventories Sink Crude, Despite Uncertainty In The Middle East... More »

Option Block 362: You, Too, Can Own a Piece of History

See the viceroy in his early days.... More »

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes – MSFT, KMI, BAC, AAPL

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Monday, August 11, 2014... More »

Bloomberg: Options Traders Turning Increasingly Skeptical On Euro-Area Equities

Military tension between Russia and Ukraine and concern over deflation in the 18-nation trading bloc raises skepticism.... More »

Volatility Trading Digest – Oil Patch Four

Trade selection using volatility as the primary criteria. Different trades for different volatility opportunities.... More »

Morning Futures Roundup

Gold Rally Stalls Despite Heightened Global Tensions... More »

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes – XOM, AAPL, F, FB

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Friday, August 8, 2014... More »

Option Block 361: The Happy Bottom

You've heard of the happy medium, but the happy bottom....now that's something else entirely.... More »

Morning Futures Roundup

Crude Rebound Off Of 3-Month Lows... More »

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes – FTK, AAPL, PBR

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Thursday, August 7, 2014... More »

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The Long And Short Of Futures OptionsAudio

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The Options Insider Radio Network

The Options News Rundown

Your source for the most important news and information from the world of options.

The Options News Rundown

The Options Insider Radio Network

All of our radio programs in one convenient place.

The Options Insider Radio Network

Options Insider Radio

The original options podcast. Features interviews with leading options figures.

Options Insider Radio

The Option Block

This high-octane program features education, analysis, strategies and unusual activity.

The Option Block

Volatility Views

The premier radio program for volatility traders.

Volatility Views

The Long And Short Of Futures Options

Your source for futures options information.

The Long And Short Of Futures Options

The Advisor's Option

Arming advisors with the info necessary to manage risk.

The Advisor's Option

Options Boot Camp

Get into peak options trading shape.

Options Boot Camp

Options Insider Special Events

Compelling panel & special event recordings from the options world.

Options Insider Special Events

OIC's Wide World of Options

A dynamic mix of current events, investor resources, & strategy insights.

OIC's Wide World of Options

The Futures Options Roundtable

Futures Options Analysis, Education, Strategies and More...

The Futures Options Roundtable

Trading Tech Talk

We break down all the amazing technology that takes your trades from the click of a mouse to the clearinghouse.

Trading Tech Talk

Options Playbook Radio

Break down cutting-edge options strategies and learn how to incorporate them into your portfolio

Options Playbook Radio

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