Name That Trade – How Soon is $NOW


Event: After the close tonight ServiceNow (NOW) will report their Q1 results. The options market is implying about an 8% one day move, which is a tad higher than the 7.7% average over the last 4 … [Read more...]

Name That Trade – $NFLX: Face/Off


On Monday I previewed NFLX's Q1 results due out after the close (below).  The implied one day move is now about 9.5%, the April 17th weekly $472.50 straddle (the put and the call premium) is offered … [Read more...]

Anatomy of a Trade – $GE Whiz


Back on February 27th there was a massive long dated bullish print in GE options. We highlighted the trade and offered an alternative bullish options trade for those whose trading is inspired by … [Read more...]

New Trade – $T: Rethink Possible Yield


It's probably not news to you, but at this point there are a few large external factors (that have been volatile of late) that are heavily influencing U.S. corporate earnings: commodity prices and … [Read more...]

Anatomy of a Trade – $CRM Call Fly


At the beginning of March we looked at Salesforce (CRM) following its late February earnings announcement that saw the stock gap higher above $70 for 2 days, which was quickly followed by a gap fill … [Read more...]