Posted by on July 17, 2014

Weekly Options and Earnings

We are in entering the heart of the corporate earnings season with IBM and Google announcing their quarterly results after the close tonight. Many other highly traded stocks report next week including NFLX, MSFT, AAPL and AMZN to only mention a few. You can gain a look into the future by checking the Options markets. The premiums…  Continue Reading
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Posted by on July 7, 2014

GoPro Options available for traders.

You have likely seen this company’s geeky looking cameras on ski and bike helmets as downhill skiers and mountain bike enthusiasts are able to record their daredevil exploits. This morning options on GoPro Inc. are listed and available for trading daredevils – only 12 days after the stock first became listed via IPO on June…  Continue Reading
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Posted by on June 25, 2014

Don’t write off the VIX yet!

Among a flurry of articles stating that the VIX was broken, the old fear gauge finally shows signs of life today. After spending the last week with a 10 handle, levels not seen since pre-financial crisis in early 2007, a double digit decline in the S&P 500 futures yesterday caught some traders by surprise. The VIX…  Continue Reading
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Posted by on June 17, 2014

GTC orders now available for spreads

Option spread trading are strategies which advanced traders have used to limit risk and limit rewards to increase the probability of success. We have outlined several spread strategies through the years which can be found in our webinar archives I am happy to announce to spread traders we have the added functionality on the OptionsHouse…  Continue Reading
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