Name That Trade – No $LOW Hanging Fruit


Lowe's (LOW) reports their Q3 results prior to the open tomorrow. The options market is implying a roughly 5% one day move in either direction which is rich to the 4 qtr avg of about 3.35% and the 8 … [Read more...]

Anatomy Of A Trade – $TWTR: Event Trades


Yesterday Dan laid out three bullish trade ideas into Twitter's analyst day. The stock has indeed taken off from yesterday's three and a half month lows on a positively received analyst meeting. With … [Read more...]

$HLF Q3 Earnings Cheat Sheet


Event:  HLF reports its Q3 earnings Monday after the close.  The options market is implying about a 16% move on the event, much higher than the 4 quarter average of 5% and the 8 quarter average of … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – $FB: Zucktoberfest


We previewed the Facebook earnings earlier (copied below) and much like TWTR yesterday we want to follow up with some options structures we like depending on your current FB holding or directional … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – $TWTR: Bird Watching


Earlier today we previewed TWTR's Q3 earnings event after the close. We wanted to take those inputs and offer a few strategies based on existing positioning and/or directional bias: Stock … [Read more...]

New Trade – $EWZ Calendars: Brazil Nuts!


I discussed the Brazilian elections in this morning's Notable Options Activity post: 1.  EWZ – The Brazilian elections are on Sunday, and investors have gotten pessimistic on the market as polls have … [Read more...]