AMZN crushed WBA just like it did COST and WMT, wait a minute….

Option Pit is now a CE sponsor WBA got crushed on AMZN worries WBA got crushed recently when AMZN announced it was going after parts of WBA’s business by expanding grocery operations. This sound vaguely familiar to the talk in 2017 after WFM got taken over by AMZN and near destroyed all grocery stocks.  COST…

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What do stocks do when they go out of favor?

Check our Portfolio Management Class using options HERE   What do stocks do when they go out of favor you ask?  As I gear up for our Master Class in long term option trading I find myself gravitating toward the drug stock sector.  Why?  Well, because I don’t think it is going to get better…

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SPX rallies to 2800 and stops

Check our Portfolio Management Class using options HERE SPX to 2800   The SPX rallied to 2800 and stopped dead in its tracks.  The prospect of no new tariff rounds gave the market some hope but we have been here before.  For a brief moment in time VIX opened negative on a Monday.  Weekend adjusted…

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VIX rallies but near term Implied Volatility is flat

  Take a look at our Master Class on how to position longer term equity trades for less risk and more potential gains. A VIX move always matters   A VIX move up is always significant.  The why, how and how much are the questions that everyone always asks?  Most volatility trading is an exercise…

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WMT earnings throw the gauntlet down to AMZN

Take a look at our Master Class on how to position longer term equity trades for less risk and more potential gains. WMT had massive online earnings growth WMT earnings showed a 40% growth in online sales.  Albeit from a smaller level than the online behemoth AMZN but still 40% growth in anything in a…

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Will the SPX be 2700 or 2800?

Is 2700 to 2800 the new range for SPX? The SPX is bound to move to 2700 or 2800 within a month.  Floating ballons on possible trade concessions show the SPX and NDX are very susceptible to a move in either direction.  As it stands right now, VIX will have its third up day in…

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The SPX is setting up for a binary volatility event

The volatility market is pricing in a bigger move I hypothesize that the SPX implied volatility is setting up for a short term steep move OVER THE CURRENT STRADDLE VALUE.  On first glance this might not be such a big thing as anyone can guess that the market might move a lot.  Actually I am…

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The Trade War still moves the SPX

  The SOTU did not move the ball After the SOTU address the market went into a malaise and realized volatility stopped dead.  With no real new policy changes the catalyst for a rally faded rather quickly.  Today yet another announcement came out that there will be no early meeting between Xi and Trump.  That…

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Stock Market and Option Volatility Report: VIX to 14 this week  02.05.2019

Stock Market and Option Volatility Report:  VIX to 14 this week  02.05.2019 2.05-2019       Register FREE Webinar tonight! Managing Risk Using Options            

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Stock Market and Option Volatility Report: Social Media rallies, VIX a bit stuck 02.04.2019

Stock Market and Option Volatility Report:  Social Media rallies, VIX a bit stuck 02.04.2019 2.01-2019     Register FREE Webinar tonight! Managing Risk Using Options            

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