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Option Block 738: Talking VIX, NVDA, WMT, TSLA and More


Talking VIX, NVDA, WMT, TSLA and More

Listen to Option Block 738: Talking VIX, NVDA, WMT, TSLA and More Trading Block: A look back at the week from a trading perspective VIX briefly back over 14. Earnings:
  • Wednesday - Macy's, Cisco
  • Thursday - Walmart, JD.com, Nordstrom, Nvidia
  • Friday - John Deere
  • Walmart (WMT) had a blowout quarter and shares are surging.
  • Nvidia (NVDA) - ATM straddle: $16.50, approx. 6%
Odd Block: Bullish risk reversal in Discovery Communications Inc.  (DISCA) (From 7/19), Well-timed bullish stupid in Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (CLF) (From 7/16), and earning bet in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (IPG) (From 7/16). Strategy Block: Uncle Mike Tosaw discusses bad practices in financial advisors who claim to know options. Mail Block: Options question of the week This week we would like to know more about your level of #options expertise. Quite simply - how would you describe yourself at a dinner party?
  • 12% - Current/Former Pro
  • 21% - Retail Options Wiz
  • 48% - Retail Options Dabbler
  • 19% - Looking to Get Started
Around The Block/This Week In the Markets:
  • Aug 16 - Jobless Claims, Housing Starts
  • Aug 17 - 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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