Category Archives: Tematica Options+

A Market Environment Nightmare for Active Trades and Option Plays

A Market Environment Nightmare for Active Trades and Option Plays

With fundamentals essentially out the window, the back and forth of the potential trade war has the market trading day to day with the latest Washington trade policy meeting either hitting or propping the stock market. Given the relationship between a stock and its respective options, these gyrations have led to a large percentage of options positions being stopped out.

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Weekly Issue: Adding Two New Positions As We Pass the Summer Doldrums

Weekly Issue: Adding Two New Positions As We Pass the Summer Doldrums

We are adding two new call options to the Tematica Options+ Select List this week – one in Netflix and the other in Dycom. The Netflix add follows a pullback in the shares following the 2Q 2018 earnings report, while the Dycom one follows bullish North American 5G comments from Ericsson.

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WEEKLY ISSUE: Putting Some Defensive Calls in Play

WEEKLY ISSUE: Putting Some Defensive Calls in Play

As we prepare for the earnings onslaught to be had, we are adding some defensive call option positions to the Select List given rising concerns over the potential impact of tariffs on company earnings in the second half of 2018. We also recap some of the recent developments that relate to our call options in JPM, AMCX and DISCA shares.

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WEEKLY ISSUE: Positioning for Fed Stress Test Result

WEEKLY ISSUE: Positioning for Fed Stress Test Result

Ahead of the news on the next installment of the Fed’s stress test results for banks, we’re adding a call position in JPMorgan (JPM) and keeping our media M&A call option trades in play as Comcast (CMCSA) could make another bid for 21st Century Fox (FOXA)

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Positioning for the post AT&T-Time Warner ruling

Positioning for the post AT&T-Time Warner ruling

A court ruling this week that paves the way for an AT&T-Time Warner combination will redraw the lines for how content and content delivery are paired together, redrawing the competitive landscape and more than likely setting off an M&A frenzy. We’re taking steps to prepare for just that.

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