Author: Jay Soloff

Trade of the Week: COIN

Trade of the Week: COIN

Last week, we saw quite a bit of options action in Coinbase (COIN). The company runs a popular exchange for trading cryptocurrencies and has recently had an IPO. On a day when the stock was up about 7%, 68% of the options volume was in calls. When significantly more calls than puts trade, it tends […]

Trade of the Week: AMD

Trade of the Week: AMD

This past week, we saw an unusually large amount of options action in Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). The chipmaker saw over 1 million options contracts trade, which is 2.6x the normal amount. Almost 80% of the volume was in calls, which tends to be a bullish signal. AMC is up sharply after news that competitor […]

Trade of the Week: WKHS

Trade of the Week: WKHS

The meme stocks have continually been the most active traded options contracts over the last few weeks. However, you never know which meme stock will be in the spotlight from week to week. This past week, Workhorse (WKHS) was one of the big movers, up nearly 10% on one day in particular. On that day, […]

Trade of the Week: XLF

Trade of the Week: XLF

On the day of the FOMC meeting results last week, there was quite a bit of unusual options activity in Financial Select Sectors SPDR Fund (XLF). XLF, the most heavily traded financial sector ETF, traded about 2.5x its normal options volume. 67% of the activity was in calls, which is generally a bullish signal. The […]

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Is There Still Time To Be Bullish On Bonds?

As low as interest rates have been lately, it doesn’t seem to have diminished investors’ appetite for government bonds.  A yield under 1.50% for 10-year Treasury notes is not a detriment, apparently, when the rest of the developed world is also in an ultra-low rate cycle. Bond investors may have assumed the looming threat of […]

Trade of the Week: RBLX

Trade of the Week: RBLX

While the meme stocks have been getting most of the headlines lately, Roblox (RBLX) continues to have very active options.  One day last week, around 140,000 options traded, with 70% of the activity on the call side.  That tends to be a bullish signal.  Several of the larger trades looked to be bullish as well, […]

Trade of the Week: AMC

Trade of the Week: AMC

It a was big week for meme stocks, with AMC Entertainment (AMC) leading the way. Over a two-day period, AMC traded over 8 million options contracts and 1 billion shares. While a lot of the action was from retail traders buying calls in AMC, there was also clearly institutional trading in the options. Some of […]