We go through “That Apple Trade”. Apple has gone from $150 to $180 in very quick time. $AAPL is just 2% shy of a $3 trillion company with 30% in a matter of weeks. The trade had set up perfectly, a perfect storm of both the KnovaWave methodology and the crowd psychology buttons coupled with our Option Delta and Gamma levels around key targets. We walk through the different aspects of this trade in this week’s podcast. Enjoy commentary from … Continue reading “Analyzing Apple’s Ascent To All-Time Highs”
The trading room discusses trades live during the Monday morning bounce using option gamma levels and Technical analysis. We were joined today by Julie Wade of J Auto Trading Strategies, LLC sharing her Gamma algorithms live and in conjunction with the KnovaWave Trading grid and how the traders were able to use them. Listen to Julie, Andrew, Mahdavi and Alex discuss the morning session.
Understanding an options volatility skew is important in understanding the value and therefore the risk attached to that option for buying or selling it for both hedging or speculation. With that understanding implied volatility (IV).
India is home to huge demand for gold with buyers subject to speculative market cycles. In a move to allow hedging of this risk the India market regulator moved to allow commodity exchanges to start trading options in 2017.