There are some charts being passed around that show record equity put buying. While this is correct, it ignores the fact that there is also record put selling. We break down the source of this OCC options data, and what insights it may offer. Note that SpotGamma subscribers have access to this interactive data, free, […]
The March ’22 Option-less Rally
At the beginning of March with the market near ’22 lows, SpotGamma flagged two catalysts that could spark a rally. The first was the March 16th FOMC and the second was a large, put heavy OPEX (go here to listen to our forecast posted on 3/11/22). Entering into this time frame, our analyses suggested options […]
New Highs Brings Out the Options Sellers
SpotGamma collects raw data which sheds light on the previous weeks options transactions. This past weeks data was quite interesting in light of several of the developments which took place last week. Below we’ve taken the total number of contracts bought to open, netted against contracts sold to open. Here we are only showing large […]
What Happens if Options Exchange Close?
Global markets are a mess, and there seems to a be a distinct possibility that we see a market closure of some type before this calm. The NYSE and CBOE are closing their trading floors (where humans congregate) due to coronavirus but their electronic exchanges will remain open. Here is the quick summary if you […]