Recent Options

January Energy Sector Positioning?

A bit late on this, but noticed an interesting series of trades last Friday (11-16). Perhaps unrelated to each other, but some of the largest single name stock option trades that day were energy sector names that have been severely punished so far this year. Might be...

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First Data (FDC) Blistered

Payment Infrastructure firm, First Data (FDC) is getting hammered today on what amounted to a very modest revision to 2018 EPS guidance, almost entirely due to adverse foreign currency swings (as opposed to anything fundamental in their business). As of this writing,...

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Retail Stocks Continue to Slump: Follow Up

Follow up to my 9-28 post on negative price action in Macy's. The XRT, retail etf, has broken down below recent support at the $51 zone, and is now trading as of this writing at $49.80 off $.95 or 1.85% on the day on pretty heavy volume. Large option trade was seen in...

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