Option Block 867: Kicking Off A New Decade 

  • HOST:  MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER
  • CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI, OPTION PIT
  • CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT

TRADING BLOCK SEGMENT

  • MARKETS MIXED AS MIDEAST TENSIONS ESCALATE: APPARENTLY THE TRADE WAR WASN’T ENOUGH
  • VIX: 14.5 – UNCHD
  • VVIX: 93.65 – DOWN 6 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VXX: 15.30 – DOWN .3 FROM LAST SHOW
  • OPTIONS CLEARING CORPORATION NUMBERS IN FOR DECEMBER AND FOR ALL OF 2019

ODD BLOCK

  • REVIEW – VIAC WEEKLY CALLS
  • REVIEW – APA CALL LOVE

MAIL BLOCK

  • QUESTION FROM OPTIONCBOE: HELLO, FIRST I WANTED TO SAY THANK YOU FOR PROVIDING THE BEST OPTIONS PODCASTS. TOP NOTCH AND EXTREMELY GRATEFUL FOR THEM. THERE ARE A LOT OF DIFFERENT OPTIONS OF PODCASTS THAT YOU GUYS OFFER. IF SOMEONE WANTED TO LEARN FROM A TO Z ABOUT OPTIONS WITH THE END RESULT LEARNING MORE ABOUT TRADING VOL THE OPTION PIT WAY. WHICH PODCAST SHOW WOULD YOU RECOMMEND. THERE ARE SO MANY EPISODES AND SHOW OPTIONS THAT I AM JUST CONFUSED ON WHERE TO START BUT ALSO WASN’T SURE ABOUT STARTING WITH EPISODES THAT ARE SEVERAL YEARS OLD. NOT THAT THEY ARE IRRELEVANT BUT MAYBE VIEWS HAVE CHANGED ON TRADING VOL NOW FROM THEN. IF YOU CAN HELP ME NARROW DOWN ON THE BEST SHOW AND EPISODE TO START WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED. I WANT TO START FROM THE BEGINNING AND LEARN IT ALL. THANK YOU AND I LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU AND THANKS AGAIN FOR OFFERING SUCH AN AMAZING PODCAST/WEBSITE.
  • QUESTION FROM PLC4: IS THERE SUCH A THING AS TOO MUCH HEDGING? HOW MANY PUTS OR HOW MUCH OF MY PORTFOLIO SHOULD I ALLOCATE TOWARD THIS STRATEGY?

AROUND THE BLOCK

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