• HOST: ¬†MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER MEDIA GROUP
  • CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, OPTION PIT
  • CO-HOST: ¬†MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT
  • FIDELITY HOT SEAT GUEST: ¬†KONSTANTIN VRANDOPULO, TRADING STRATEGY DESK, FIDELITY BROKERAGE SERVICES LLC

TRADING BLOCK

  • Trade war premium is back
  • VIX : 20.6 – 1.5-points lower than last show
  • VVIX: Back up to 106
    Most active indices – VIX: 764k, SPY: 1.9M, SPX: 776k
  • Most active equity options – AAPL, AMD, TSLA, BAC, BABA, FB, NFLX, AMZN, NVDA, MSFT
  • UBER struggles post IPO

ODD BLOCK

  • Call love in PagSeguro Digital Ltd (PAGS) – from 3/25
  • Call palooza in Mylan NV (MYL)
  • Call overwrite in Cummins Inc (CMI)

STRATEGY BLOCK

  • Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses the advantages and disadvantages when buying and selling options

AROUND THE BLOCK

This week in the market:

  • May 14 – Import and Export Prices
  • May 15 – Retail Sales, Industrial Production, Business Inventories
  • May 16 – Jobless Claims, Housing Starts
  • May 17 – Consumer Sentiment