Option Block 32: Super Bowl Shuffle

Option Block 32: Super Bowl Shuffle

* Trading Block: VIX vs. VXX; Financialls rally; AOL + HuffPo; Oil on the move; AAPL upgrade + low vol = ?? * Odd Block: BAX Aug 55 Calls sell 25k times; Rollin' shorts: BPOP 10x normal volume * Xpress / Spread Block: Commodities on the move: Cotton, lean hogs, oats, wheat natural gas, rough rice, cattle; Top in natural gas? Most traded stocks at OX: SPY, AAPL, SPX, QQQQ, F, FFIV, BAC, GE. * Strategy Block: Incorporated weeklys into strategies: ratio spread, vertical spread, horizontal spread * Around the Block: Jobless claims; Earnings watch: Cisco, Activision, Chipotle

Option Block 32: Super Bowl Shuffle

Option Block 32: Super Bowl Shuffle

*Trading Block*: VIX vs. VXX; Financialls rally; AOL + HuffPo; Oil on the move; AAPL upgrade + low vol = ??. * Odd Block*: BAX Aug 55 Calls sell 25k times; Rollin' shorts: BPOP 10x normal volume*Xpress / Spread Block*: Commodities on the move: Cotton, lean hogs, oats, wheat natural gas, rough rice, cattle; Top in natural gas? Most traded stocks at OX: SPY, AAPL, SPX, QQQQ, F, FFIV, BAC, GE.*Strategy Block*: Incorporated weeklys into strategies: ration spread, vertical spread, horizontal spread*Around the Block*: Jobless claims; Earnings watch: Cisco, Activision, Chipotle

Option Block 32: Super Bowl Shuffle

Option Block Episode 31: Tesla vs. GM vs. Ford

Trading Block:Commodities moving; Ford vs GM vs Tesla – which straddle are you buying?; SPX Downside skew starting to soften; the importance of staying cool ** Odd Block: Bulls love Tyson chicken; Massive vertical call spread in YHOO; Bullish bets or rolling down an established long position?; ERTS call sellers go off a cliff ** Xpress Block: Important lessosn for beginning futures traders; Watch your stops on LIFFE – they may vanish before your eyes; Explaining price improvement auctions; The unintended consequences of flash regulation in the options market. ** Around the Block: Non-farm payroll; CMG off to the races – earnings coming up; CSCO earnings on the horizon; Short downside puts in Tesla?? Look for support at 20; Where is the best entry point in Goldman Sachs?; ATVI earnings coming up – will it be another explosion like ERTS?

Option Block 32: Super Bowl Shuffle

Option Block Episode 30: He-Man vs. The Exploding VIX

**Trading Block: Egyptian ripple effect; crude oil hits $100, GLD closes down; A tale of two VIX. **Odd Block: MAT sees 5k Feb 24 straddles trade at 1.50; Bears eat up EXM; CVLT doubles open interest. **Xpress Block: Crude oil futures vs. ETFs; Avoiding VXX; Xpresso authors webinar coming in Feb. **Strategy Block: Coming down from butterfly mountain. **Around the Block: Crude inventories, non-farm payrolls, and housing data; All eyes on Egypt.

Option Block 32: Super Bowl Shuffle

Option Block Episode 30: He-Man vs. The Exploding VIX

**Trading Block: Egyptian ripple effect; crude oil hits $100, GLD closes down; A tale of two VIX. **Odd Block: MAT sees 5k Feb 24 straddles trade at 1.50; Bears eat up EXM; CVLT doubles open interest. **Xpress Block: Crude oil futures vs. ETFs; Avoiding VXX; Xpresso authors webinar coming in Feb. **Strategy Block: Coming down from butterfly mountain. **Around the Block: Crude inventories, non-farm payrolls, and housing data; All eyes on Egypt.