Option Block 862: Why Bother Puts

  • HOST:  MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER
  • CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, OPTION PIT
  • CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT
  • FIDELITY HOT SEAT: TREY JARRELL, TRADING STRATEGY DESK, FIDELITY BROKERAGE SERVICES LLC

TRADING BLOCK SEGMENT

  • MARKETS RALLYING AFTER TRUMP TWEET ON TRADE DEAL
  • BRITAIN VOTING YET AGAIN AROUND BREXIT
  • VIX: 14.5 – DOWN .25 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VVIX:103.5 – UP 5.5 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VXX: 16.6 – DOWN .4 FROM LAST SHOW 
  • TECHNICAL ANALYSIS AND OPTIONS ACTIVITY AT FIDELITY IN LULU, AMD, GE

ODD BLOCK

  • CDEV LONG-TERM LINE IN THE SAND PUTS
  • MLCO CALL LOVE
  • AKRX PUT LOVE

MAIL BLOCK

  • QUESTION FROM Erik Norstedt: Hi Guys,Great show! So with most big funds creating skew by selling calls and buying puts could traders not arbitrage the skew by buying calls and selling puts & having a short position in the underlying?
  • QUESTION TEL8HJE: Why aren’t there free commissions on options. Just $.65 for every contract? 

AROUND THE BLOCK

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