Low Risk VXX Trade to Hedge Stock Prices

TheOptionPlayer.com sets up a VIX Short-Term Futures ETN (NYSE: VXX) July short-term (93-day) option strategy (Based on Wednesday’s closing quoted bid/ask prices). Login in with a Premium Subscription to view data/images Why we recommend it: The difference between funds paid out and received is a $1.65 per share debit maximum risk for this trade. The…

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What Investors Will Focus On Next Week

Market Summary MarketWatch.com mentions how the stock market wrapped up a solid week on a down note as better-than-expected first-quarter earnings failed to stir buying appetite on Wall Street, underlining concerns about lofty quarterly expectations for American corporations, high valuations and geopolitical anxiety. For the week, the Dow Industrials moved up 1.79% while the benchmark…

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Semiconductor Index ETF (SMH) April Trade Exit

On April 3rd TheOptionPlayer.com executed a Semiconductor Index ETF (NYSE: SMH) short-term (18-day) option spread option trade. Today we closed out part of the spread. Confirmation information is displayed below. Login with a Premium Subscription to view data/images In the updated chart below you can see the Semiconductor Index ETF is in a recovery bounce.…

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