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.
Most Recent Episode
Option Block 654: Looking into EFX Insider Trading
2 days ago
Trading Block: VIX is back in the single digits, hitting 9.54 today. AAPL and the iPhone X. The Key Question on Equifax Options Trade Is Who Initiated the Order. Odd Block: A funky fly/stupid in Finish Line Inc. (FINL). Put spread vs. calls in SPDR Euro Stoxx 50 ETF(FEZ). Size collar trade in Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (FOLD). Strategy Block: The listeners pick the strategy block: Uncle Mike discusses selling premium with a 9 VIX. Mail Block: Listeners take control of the show Comment from Salman Azhar - I've been selling out of money debit diagonals during earning, on both upside and downside. Essentially exploiting vega during volatility crush. I lose some money at times but the overall strategy has been great. Have I been lucky or does this make sense? Comment from Jedi Marcus - Did the EFX executive know about the breach, but before they disclosed it to the public? Around the Block: VIX futures have been consistently correct, VIX cash consistently wrong. What shoe will drop?
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