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How Did RIMM Earnings Play Out in the Options

During the Mid-Day Pit Report the option mentoring students and I really broke down the paper flow in RIMM.  There was an order that seemed to

Breaking Down RIMM ahead of earnings, using Options

One of the things my option mentoring students are always asking me about is earnings plays.  Traders, it just so happens that I was a little lost about what to write about and RIMM earnings a

The State of SPX Volatility 9-14-2010

During the Mid-Day pit report I broke down my option mentoring students and I broke down how I evaluate the market.  I went through about 4 ste

Option Pit Lead Mentor and Director of Education Published Nationally

Read Option Pit Mentor Mark Sebastian's article on what customer paper is saying about PNC Financial here: 

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  • AM Pit Report

    I keep talking about how great the AM Pit Report is.  Check it our for yourself here: AM Pit Report

    Butterfly Trading Checklist: How to tell the right time to enter an Index Butterfly

    Option mentoring is not an easy business. Our option mentoring students are always looking for easy simple answers to very complicated questions.

    ETF Paper Flow betting on Market Retraction

    One thing I know I will get from my option mentoring students is a lesson on how they track whatever stat they follow.  Some look at charts, some look at IV, some look at ratio’s of all differ

    Option Pit Director Of Education Posted on Yahoo Finance

    You can read lead option mentor Mark Sebastian's article on an SPX trade here:  

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  • Is the SPX about to Sell off? Is the VIX about to Pop?

    Traders, as an option mentor I am constantly asked by my option mentoring students where I think the market is heading.

    Why does the VIX fall into the Weekend and Rise After? Any trades out there?

    I was in the middle of an option mentoring session today when a rather smart option mentoring student asked a rather common question: Why does the VI

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