Options

Shares in Lumber Liquidators continue to rebound and last traded higher by 11.2% at $36.40 following the company’s investor call on Thursday. Implied volatility on its options has fallen by 12.1% to 87.7% having reached 127% as a result of the recent scandal.
It seems that many onlookers feel comfortable that the accentuated weakness in the price of crude oil may have ended. But one option trader appears to be positioning for prices not to budge much over the next couple of years.

Markets as a whole—and even individual stocks—not only move up or down but they can move sideways or be range-bound, often for great lengths of time.

I can't believe what I am seeing currently in the March Euro contract that could lead to a technical break out.

This article shows two examples of how the symmetrical formation recently proved itself as a reliable technical formation.

Yesterday marked the third session following Friday’s employment report big sell-off. The decline in the Eurodollar March 2016 contract was a 2.7 std dev move, the likes of which had not been seen since January of 2011. There was no meaningful recovery over the three sessions following that decline.
With a minor decline in the United States carryout in soybeans expected today, historical evidence to suggest U.S. demand will rotate lower at the end of February.
Out-of-the-money call options expiring today on shares of Twitter have attracted the biggest pocket of volume as the stock’s fortune traverses the strike price throughout the morning.

In October, West Texas Intermediate crude oil dipped below $90 per barrel for the first time in 18 months.

As everyone and their neighbor races for their market share of this crude oil move, the glut could grow.