Henry Schwartz

Henry Schwartz

Henry Schwartz is the president of Trade Alert LLC, a provider of real-time options analysis tools to leading Wall Street firms. His systems analyze hundreds of thousands of transactions per second to help professionals identify and interpret market activity in real time, supporting informed trading decisions and intelligent idea generation. He has held institutional trading and management roles with Bank of America, Bear Stearns, Salomon Brothers and the Hull Group, and made markets on the CBOE and AMEX floors in the US, and EUREX and MONEP overseas. Prior to founding Trade Alert, he led the electronic market-making group at Bank of America. He holds a graduate degree from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.

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Dividend Play in Apple Marks the End of the Golden Goose

Apple options have led single stocks for several years now, with recent average daily volume near one million contracts and 9.5million contracts of open interest – a full 7.4% of single-stock total OI. On many days nearly 10% of all the single stock flow is in AAPL- leaving the other 3693 listings in the dust! […]

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Facebook Earnings Preview

Facebook (FB) will report quarterly earnings after the close today and a great deal of media attention is focused on the event, with bulls pointing to mobile monetization and ‘key growth initiatives’ and bears suggesting the rapid share-price appreciation may indicate a potential bubble to be avoided (or even shorted!) Options flow provides an interesting […]

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VOLATILITY RULES

We would like to welcome a new contributor to the CBOE Option Hub. Henry Schwartz. Henry Schwartz is the president of Trade Alert LLC, a provider of real-time options analysis tools to leading Wall Street firms. His systems analyze hundreds of thousands of transactions per second to help professionals identify and interpret market activity in real […]