The Option Block
About This Show
The Option Block All-Star Panel breaks down the latest developments in the options market, analyzes unusual options activity, explains cutting-edge options strategies, answers listener questions and much more. Whether you're an active options trader or just getting started in the options market, The Option Block will keep you informed and entertained.
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Option Block 566: Revenge of the Pit Traders
3 days ago
TRADING BLOCK Earnings highlights today: Before the bell: American Airlines, Dunkin Brands, Verizon Communications, Textron (TXT), Illinois Tool Works (ITW) and Union Pacific (UNP) After the bell: E*Trade Financial Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, PayPal Holdings The return of pit trading? CFTCs Massad wants access to automated trader source code. A Nasdaq speed upgrade is threatening IEX. Resources mentioned in the show: http://www.valuewalk.com/2016/10/cftc-automated-trading/ http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-nasdaq-speed-upgrade-is-threatening-iex-1476982856 ODD BLOCK Calls trade in Activision Blizzard, Inc (ATVI), calls trade in Groupon Inc (GRPN), puts trade in Bunge LTD. (BG) STRATEGY BLOCK Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses the Wash sale MAIL BLOCK Question from James T - What do you think about HIMX ? Question from TradeCraft - Are there options on carbon trading right? Do they trade much volume? Question from Trader Onki - MTG Earnings MGIC Investment Corporation is expected to report earnings tomorrow before open. I attached the OI book, Heavy volume 10K contracts -Oct 8 call -Nov 7 puts -Jan17 5 puts -Jan17 10 calls. Would you please share your thoughts? Thank AROUND THE BLOCK Earnings Highlights this Week: Friday - General Electric Company, Honeywell International, McDonalds Corporation