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Option Block 730: VIX vs the Negative Zone


VIX vs the Negative Zone

Listen to Option Block 730: VIX vs the Negative Zone Trading Block: Earnings!
  • Tuesday – PepsiCo
  • Thursday - Delta Airlines
  • Friday - JPMorganChase, Citi, Wells Fargo, PNC Bank
Plus, crude is taking it on the chin this week. Odd Block: Call love in D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI), call vertical in PagSeguro Digital Ltd (PAGS), put/call palooza in Materials Select Sector SPDR (XLB). Strategy Block: Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses premium buying vs selling. Mail Block: Options question of the week Options during earnings season can be challenging. Some live for it while others avoid it. Do you hold options positions through earnings announcements? If so, what is your approach? Or do you prefer to trade just before/after the event? Or is it all too risky?
  • Yes, Short Premium
  • Yes, Long Premium
  • No, Too Risky
  • I trade around the event
Around the Block/This Week in the Markets:
  • Jul 13 - Import and Export Prices, Consumer Sentiment

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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