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Option Block 770: 2018 Year in Review


2018 Year in Review: What a year it was.

Listen to Option Block 770: 2018 Year in Review Trading Block: A look back at the year in trading 2018 YEAR END REVIEW MVP of the Year: Now we've got quite the horse race to see who will be crowned the most valuable company by the end of the year. Amazon was briefly number one today, but closed in the second spot. Now we have:
  • MSFT at 860.43 billion market cap. - NOW 753B
  • AAPL at 877.04 billion market cap. -  NOW 721B
  • AMZN at 866.63 billion market cap. - NOW 693B
Mail Block: Options question of the week. The final #QOTW for 2018 is a big one! Time to play along w/ #VolatilityViews and dust off your #CrystalBall. Quite simply - where do you think $VIX will close for 2019? Bonus points: Reply/DM/Email w/ your specific pick. Closest (within 1pt) will win Fabulous Prizes.
  • Low: 8-11.99
  • Normal: 12 -16.99
  • Elevated: 17- 23
  • Very Elevated: > 23
Around the Block: What to look forward to in 2019?

About Mark S. Longo


Mark S. Longo is the founder of The Options Insider Inc. - a firm dedicated to providing free options information, education, news and analysis for options users. Whether it's on TheOptionsInsider.com, a leading online options destination; through Options Insider Radio, the world's only radio network for options users; or through a growing number of newsletters and live events, Mr. Longo continues to provide new ways to spread the word about options.Mr. Longo's analysis of the options market has appeared in a wide variety of domestic and international publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Reuters, Futures Magazine, and more. As one of the few industry commentators with practical options experience, he has developed a substantial following among industry veterans and newcomers looking for insight into this complex market. Mr. Longo began his career as an options trader on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

Author's web site: http://theoptionsinsider.com


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