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Options Market: 6 month recap

For those of you who have ever contemplated using options as a tool for hedging or speculation or arbitrage but felt the markets were too illiquid or opaque, here is a simple summary recap of the extraordinary volume seen across different parts of the option arena for...

Option Market Positioning: Playing Defense

From the folks at Bespoke Investments: Excellent overview of how the options market is viewing things as we scale over the 200 day sma in the S&P 500. • Options markets are not taking a very optimistic tone lately. • While the huge surge in volatility that came...

Option Market Positioning: Playing Defense

From the folks at Bespoke Investments: Excellent overview of how the options market is viewing things as we scale over the 200 day sma in the S&P 500. • Options markets are not taking a very optimistic tone lately. • While the huge surge in volatility that came...

Option Hedging Contributing to the Sell Off

It would be senseless in today’s volatile environment to write about individual option trades or flows. By the time anyone read my posts, the market and option prices are likely to have moved significantly, making the information all but worthless. What I would...