Elon Musk bought 9% of TWTR shares which spiked the stock over 20%. We ran our HIRO (hedging impact of real time options) indicator live as the market open (here), and explained how TWTR “out kicked its gamma coverage”. Below is our end of day recap, showing how call trading may have driven TWTR prices.
Here we provide a great example of how large options-based support levels line up with our intraday options trading algo called HIRO. The SpotGamma HIRO Indicator measures the hedging impact of all options trades in real time. When SpotGamma HIRO shows that options flows confirm support and resistance levels, it can be a powerful combination.
Trader Doug Pless recently played a common setup we see in the HIRO data. HIRO can be quite valuable in helping traders identify a turn in trend, not only on declines but also on strong rallies. Below is a chart of MSFT from Friday, and you can see that the stock (black line) traded sharply […]
The goal of HIRO is to alert users as to when options order flow may be impacting a stocks price. Equally important is knowing when options are not involved! A member asked us today about NVDA’s flow, and our response was “there’s nothing going on!”. This can be seen by the fact that the HIRO […]
This morning we had a volatile opening, with SPY ripping ~$2 higher before reversing sharply (black line). The HIRO signal (purple) did not move up along with SPY on that opening, suggesting the options market wasn’t “buying” the move. After that opening rip, SPY sold sharply lower to $443. It was on those lows that […]
Today we noted strong call buying to start the day in COIN (Coinbase). This call buying is shown below, in orange, in the form of estimated hedging impact. The hedging impact, or HIRO signal, is tied to the right Y axis. The signal suggests that as traders buy calls, market makers are likely selling those […]