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Option Block 650: Talking Hurricanes, Missiles and Bankruptcy Puts with Fidelity


In which a new meteorological term is coined: Cannon of hurricanes

Download Option Block 650: Talking Hurricanes, Missiles and Bankruptcy Puts with Fidelity

Joining the all-star panel is guest co-host Greg Stevens, VP of Product Development of Options at Fidelity Investments.

Trading Block: Hurricane Irma puts Florida in it's crosshairs. The numbers are in: August was surprisingly strong. Earnings season is in the rearview mirror now.

Odd Block: TSLA options tracker. Upside call love in Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX), massive put block in iShares MSCI Japan ETF (EWJ), and call frenzy from 8/17 in Utilities SPDR (XLU).

Mail Block: Options question of the week

As Q4 looms, where are you placing your bullish #Volatility bets? Which has most #Upside by end of 2017? $VIX $AMZN #WTI $GVZ

  • Gold Volatility
  • Crude Oil Volatility
  • S&P 500 Volatility - VIX
  • Single Names - $AMZN, etc.

Listener Questions and comments: What's on your mind?

  • Question from Ejh4isu - Question for the option block: What happens to puts I'm holding if the company files bankruptcy or becomes insolvent? Am I just out of luck?
  • Comment from Notyourcountry - What's the probability that Netflix $NFLX won't file for Chapter 11?
  • Question from CLT - Heard a rumor that minis were making a comeback. Any truth to it?

Around the Block: Hurricane cannon pointed at the southeast. NFL season kicks off tonight. Tension between China and North Korea.Literal weekend risk.


About Mark S. Longo


Mark S. Longo is the founder of The Options Insider Inc. - a firm dedicated to providing free options information, education, news and analysis for options users. Whether it's on TheOptionsInsider.com, a leading online options destination; through Options Insider Radio, the world's only radio network for options users; or through a growing number of newsletters and live events, Mr. Longo continues to provide new ways to spread the word about options.Mr. Longo's analysis of the options market has appeared in a wide variety of domestic and international publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Reuters, Futures Magazine, and more. As one of the few industry commentators with practical options experience, he has developed a substantial following among industry veterans and newcomers looking for insight into this complex market. Mr. Longo began his career as an options trader on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

Author's web site: http://www.theoptionsinsider.com


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