Option Block 875: Options Origin Stories

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

TRADING BLOCK SEGMENT

  • THIS VIRUS IS CONSUMING LARGE SWATHES OF CHINA AND THE MARKET DOESN’T SEEM TO CARE
  • VIX: 15 – DOWN 2.65 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VVIX: 91.3 – DOWN NEARLY 10 FROM LAST SHOW
  • VXX: 14.1 – DOWN 1.6 FROM LAST SHOW
  • OCC ANNOUNCED THAT JANUARY 2020 TOTAL CLEARED CONTRACT VOLUME WAS 521,727,816 CONTRACTS, THE INDUSTRY’S HIGHEST JANUARY EVER – UP 23.5 PERCENT FROM JANUARY 2019, AND THE THIRD HIGHEST MONTH OVERALL. 

ODD BLOCK

  • HL CALL PALOOZA
  • DBX PUT LOVE
  • TSG LONG TERM CALL LOVE

MAIL BLOCK

  • QUESTION FROM JOHNK: WHAT MADE YOU GET INTO OPTIONS?
  • QUESTION FROM RECIPE3Z: WHY DOESN’T ANYONE BECOME A MARKET MAKER IN OPTIONS ANYMORE? I BELIEVE ANDREW EVEN SAID THEY TRAINED A STUDENT TO BECOME A MARKET MAKER AND THAT IS EXTREMELY RARE NOW. WHY?

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