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Weekly Weekly’s 7.17.14

Tomorrow is a traditional options expiration. Next week, it’s just the Weeklys, which is what I am focused on today. Popular stocks with weekly options turn in their earnings next week. Next week starts strong with earnings from Netflix ($444). Right after the bell this morning, 10,000 contracts traded with a few call buyers at [...]

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Weekly Weekly’s 7.3.14

This report has it all. Trades in Alcoa ahead of earnings and quick trades before the market closes in today’s abbreviated session.   Let’s cover weekly options that expire today and next Friday, July 11th. Alcoa leads off the earnings parade for the second quarter next Tuesday. The stock is trading $14 today.   In the money [...]

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Weekly Weekly’s 6.27.14

Nike options are kicking up into earnings. let’s look at weekly options that expire this Friday, June 27th and next Thursday, July 3rd. The market will be closed for 4th of July, next Friday. Nike stock has had its own version of fireworks. As the World Cup rolls on, the stock has been trending higher. Nike [...]

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AAPL Trade Idea

Oh, how I miss the expensive Apple (AAPL, $91.90, up $0.62) stock price before the split, let me name the ways: More premium for credit spreads, less commissions because I didn’t have to do as many contracts with a $500 stock price. Any positive things about the split? Yes, liquidity, which was great before the [...]