Options Trading & Analysis

Option Block 787: A New Era For The Option Block



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  • HOST:  MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER
  • CO-HOST: MARK SEBASTIAN, OPTION PIT
  • CO-HOST:  MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT
  • CO-HOST: TREY JARRELL, FIDELITY’S TRADING STRATEGY DESK

TRADING BLOCK

  • Interview with New Co-Host: Trey Jarrell, Fidelity Trading Strategy Desk
  • Most active indices: VIX - 224k, SPY - 1.06M, SPX: 432k
  • Most active equity options: LLY, AAPL, BA, FB, ELAN, GE, NIO, AMD, NVDA, TSLA
  • Boeing shares tumble 9% after deadly crash of popular 737 jet.

ODD BLOCK

  • Call activity in QuinStreet Inc (QNST) - from Feb 7
  • Harvesting risk premium in Plains GP Holdings LP(PAGP) - from Feb 4
  • More risk premium harvesting in Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd (CP) - from Feb 4

STRATEGY BLOCK

  • Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses the cover call strategy.

MAIL BLOCK

#QOTW: Everyone in our audience thought 2019's #options volume would eclipse 2018's record volume. But, through February, ADV is down nearly 19% from last year. 2019 is still young so we thought we'd take your pulse again  - will 2019 beat 2018's record  5.1B #options contracts?

  • 69% - Yes
  • 31% - No

Question from Fidelity Client - As an options seller, is it better to close out of my options positions early or let them expire worthless?


AROUND THE BLOCK

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    • Mar 11 - Retail Sales
    • Mar 12 - CPI
    • Mar 13 - Durable Goods, PPI
    • Mar 14 - Jobless Claims, Import and Export Prices
    • Mar 15 - Industrial Production, Consu

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