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Markets stress… trader stress

Here’s a bit of a stream of consciousness post in response to today’s (5/13) market movements. First, these types of moves are often called ‘risk off’ moves because we see nearly one-sided trading in different assets—people rush to sell assets that are perceived as...

A few short trading lessons

A few days ago, I published a series of charts on Twitter throughout the day. (You should already be following me on Twitter!) These were intended to be quick-hit, one-off lessons contained in a single chart, and I thought it might be useful to republish them here so...

Module 2 of the Options Course: pricing

Just a quick end-of-week update on the Options Course. We had the first session two weeks ago (replayhere) in which I introduced the basics of options and outlined the course. I’ll be doing the second module live this Sunday late morning (New York time). You can...