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The Option Block

The Option Block All-Star Panel breaks down the latest developments in the options market, analyzes unusual options activity, explains cutting-edge options strategies, answers listener questions and much more. Whether you're an active options trader or just getting started in the options market, The Option Block will keep you informed and entertained.

Jan 15, 2019

 

The Option Block 774: Time to Dance Once again

  • HOST: MARK LONGO, THE OPTIONS INSIDER
  • CO-HOST: ANDREW GIOVINAZZI/MARK SEBASTIAN, OPTION PIT
  • CO-HOST: MIKE TOSAW, ST. CHARLES WEALTH MANAGEMENT

Trading Block

  • We discuss AAPL, VIX, SPY and more

Odd Block

Today's tickers:

  • TRU
  • SIG
  • KEY

Strategy Block

  • How to manage a...


Jan 11, 2019

The Option Block 773: Getting Gossipy Live With The Rock Lobster

In this episode Mark is joined live in the studio by the Greasy Meatball AND the Rock Lobster (along with Uncle Mike beaming in from St. Charles). Gossipy madness ensues...


Jan 8, 2019

The Option Block 772 - Still A Market For Crazy People

  • TSLA, AAPL, AMZN all in the news.
  • VIX still eerily flat.
  • What were the Top 10 OB Episodes of 2018? Tune in to find out.

Odd Block

Today we review the following unusual activity:

  • DAN call love
  • EXEL call love
  • CSOD call love

Strategy Block

  • Uncle Mike's advice -...


Jan 4, 2019

TRADING BLOCK

VIX: 207k, SPY: 1.7M, SPX: 694k, QQQ: 476k

MVP of the Year:

We've got quite the horse race now to see who will be crowned the most valuable company by the end of the year.

Amazon was briefly number one today, but closed in the second spot. Now we have:

$MSFT at 860.43 billion market cap. - 779.2B on 12/31


Dec 31, 2018

Originally published January 30, 2018

Trading Block: VIX is back into the 13 handle.

Earnings this week:

  • Wednesday - FB, Microsoft
  • Thursday - Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Alibaba
  • The ORATS earnings report for 1/29/2018

Odd Block: More Jan 2019 50 "Catastrophe" puts in Tesla Motors (TSLA). Size call diagonal in Anheuser...