It’s September 3, 2020 and parts of the market crashed. Let’s start with AAPL.
Charlie McElligott’s prediction from last week that the Nasdaq could suffer from a nasty spill as dealer gamma had turned increasingly negative… … was foiled by the blockbuster earnings from the mega tech companies which sent the Nasdaq to new all time highs, forcing dealers – and frankly everybody else – to chase the year’s best performing […]
Below we show two styles of charts. The first (red, black, green lines) show how much gamma is tied to various expirations. The more gamma there is the more volatility these stocks may have. This is due to our assumption that stocks maintain a negative gamma stance as traders are primarily call buyers (and dealers […]
Ahead of important AAPL (Apple) earnings and the FOMC we wanted to review the market over the past week. We have spent a lot of time drawing an analogy between todays market and that of January ’18 (see here). Interestingly the Jan ’18 market topped the same day as the current market. Currently gamma is […]