Someone Very Nervous About Ford (F)

I have no opinion on this, but for the record, someone out there is very nervous about the upcomning price action in Ford Motor Company (F). With the stock at $8.70 yesterday, they bought 50,000 Jan 8 puts for 16 cents. Today, another 50,000 contracts were purchased...
What Volatility Looks Like

What Volatility Looks Like

Over the last three weeks the S&P 500 Index has seen nearly unprecedented volatility. Three weeks ago the index fell 3.5%.   The next week it was up 4.5%.  Last week:  -4.5% Since 1950 this level of volatility has only happened twice before(1974/2008). We...
November Jobs Disappoint

November Jobs Disappoint

The lede:  This morning’s employment report for November showed a 155K increase in total nonfarm payrolls, which was worse than forecasts. The unemployment rate remained at 3.7%. The Investing.com consensus was for 200K new jobs and the unemployment rate to...