This morning we highlighted that positive news and a huge number of call options traded likely gamma squeezed AMZN up over $3700. However our EquityHub data showed that most of the gamma in Amazon was tied to the $3600 strike which indicates that at $3700 (opening prices on 7/7) the stock is likely overextended.
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 […]
Our equity options gamma indicators are showing that negative gamma rates in single stocks are growing back to where record levels were a few weeks ago. Back then there was news of “record small trader” positions in call options. You can see there is a similar position below. In the charts below for TSLA, AMZN, […]