Will the summer generate a volatility event?

Will the summer generate a volatility event?   Well it is one week until we have the Option Pit “Fixing Terrible Trades” webinar.  It is free for all Option Pit subscribers so this is a good opportunity to sign up for a trial.  I can remember a lot of summers sitting in a pit with…

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Why Option Pit Does Not Sell Earnings Option Premium

Why Option Pit Does Not Sell Earnings Option Premium Options juice around earnings is, well, juicy. By juice I mean the level of volatility in the options or the extrinsic value of the option above parity.  The earnings are a 1 day shot but Black-Scholes wants volatility over a longer period of time, namely an…

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VIX Made Easy

Easily the most confusing product in the option world is the VIX.  I know because Option Pit spends a fair amount of time teaching people about it and the oddness of the VIX products creates a lot of opportunity.  I will address a simple VIX anomaly today hope that clears up a thing or two.…

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QQQ All-time highs, NFLX not holding it back

QQQ All-time highs, NFLX not holding it back We have what is known as a situation.  The QQQ is making all-time highs as is MSFT and AMZN, GOOGL and FB today.  NFLX is not holding things back even though this morning looked pretty ugly for big tech.  If one goes back to the Dot Com…

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Morning Vol Report 05.22.2018 Market sleepy into Memorial Day

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Morning Vol Report 05.18.2018 Will NAFTA quake stocks?

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Morning Vol Report 03.19.2018 FB is not liked

2018-03-19 09.59 Option Pit Live

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