VIX – 12.75, 0.5-points higher than last show.
SBUX made a new 52 week high. TSLA, 4 of 11 directors expected to leave, and company investigating what appears to be exploding Model S sedan in shanghai. PINS, IPO had offering price of $19 and closed at 24.40.
Most active indices – VIX: 139k, SPY: 771k, SPX: 449k
Most active equity options – GE, AAPL FB, TSLA, NFLX, TWTR, QCOM, AMD, F, MSFT
Tuesday – Twitter, Snap
Wednesday – FB, Tesla, Microsoft, Boeing, Chipotle, PayPal
Thursday – Amazon, Starbucks
Call overwrite in YPF SA (YPF)
Crushing put below bid in Sea Ltd (SE)
Call overwrite in US Silica Holdings Inc (SLCA)
The fidelity discussion topic this week is the common misperceptions of calendar spreads.
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Apr 23: New Home Sales
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