Is The VIX Ready to Go?

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) August expiration calls The Volatility Index (VIX) is setup for a short-term (27-day) bullish option play – investors could: Buy VIX August 21st expiration 14 strike calls for approx $1.30 (yesterday’s closing price) Our target price is 18 We suggest a .25 trailing stop-loss See Guidelines page at www.theoptionplayer.com/ for explanation…

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How to Bet Against Google (GOOG)

Google, Inc. Credit Spread (NasdaqGS: GOOG) TheOptionPlayer.com set up a Google (GOOG) short-term (7-day) option strategy. Investors could simultaneously: Sell the May week-two expiration GOOG $850 call for $2.13 (yesterday’s closing price) AND Buy the week-two expiration $855 call at $1.45 (yesterday’s close) The difference between funds received and paid out is a .68 per…

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Play CF Industries Holding, Inc. (CF) Ahead of Earnings

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) bullish Credit Spread TheOptionPlayer.com sets up a CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF) short-term (8-day) bullish option strategy. Investors could simultaneously: Sell the April 26th expiration CF $170 put for $.86 (yesterday’s closing price) AND Buy the April 26th $165 put at $.34 (yesterday’s close) The difference between funds received and paid…

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