Schaeffer’s Market Mashup
Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Sector Trends and Trades with Jermal Chandler

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Sector Trends and Trades with Jermal Chandler

September 17, 2020

On the latest Market Mashup, Patrick sits down with Cboe Global Markets' Jermal Chandler, one of the Senior Instructors at the Options Institute and the Senior Instructor of Market Insights. 

Patrick and Jermal chop it up about the COVID-19 impact on various sectors including retail, real estate, and travel (2:39)

Jermal also breaks down what Select Sector Indices can do to a trading portfolio (13:10), plus how its volatility stacks up with the S&P 500 (15:35)

They close with a look at what the November 2020 election can do to sector performance and dispersion (20:56)

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: VIX Roundtable Part 2

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: VIX Roundtable Part 2

September 9, 2020

Last week, the Market Mashup sat down with two Cboe Global Markets experts. Today, Patrick is joined by Henry Schwartz, Senior Director/Head of Product Intelligence, Kevin Davitt once more, Senior Instructor of the Options Institute, and Jason Roelke, head of Institutional Equity Derivatives Sales at Citadel Securities

The heavy-hitters discuss the historical context of the VIX today, what "typical behavior" is like during this environment, and try a few dart throws toward future market sentiment and options flow

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Cboe Global Markets with Kevin Davitt and John Hiatt

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Cboe Global Markets with Kevin Davitt and John Hiatt

September 3, 2020

Market Mashup is back with more brilliant guests! Kevin Davitt, Senior Instructor of Cboe's Options Institute and John Hiatt, Vice President of Research and Product Development join Patrick for a fascinating, in-depth discussion about all things volatility. 

We talk the current prolonged period of volatility (4:01), its correlation with the SPX (10:28), using the Cboe to navigate the volatility (13:00), what to expect after November's election (16:45), and looking ahead to 2021 (21:40).

We wrap up with a fascinating debate about how to read the VIX (24:35), and all the intriguing products Cboe Global Markets has to offer (27:43)

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Tony Battista of Tastytrade

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Tony Battista of Tastytrade

August 26, 2020

Schaeffer's Market Mashup is back, and Patrick brought a guest. Not just any guest though, the esteemed Tony Battista of tastytrade.com.

Patrick and Tony chop it up about his start at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (4:01), various options strategies (8:07), why volatility is your best friend (11:25), the retail trader craze of 2020 (18:56), the similarities between sports betting and investing (28:19), and what he's looking at today (31:34)

Oh and there's also a spirited pizza debate over New York and Chicago style, his thoughts on the enigmatic DaveyDayTrader, and a rundown of the best municipal golf courses in Chicago

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: TikTok, Moderna, and stock splits, oh my!

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: TikTok, Moderna, and stock splits, oh my!

August 13, 2020

Lots of hot-button headlines to glean over in this week's episode! We dive into TikTok (2:26), as well as potential suitors Microsoft and Twitter and their corresponding options activity. 

There's also vaccine updates from Moderna, and even... Russia?! (5:55)

We finish off with a look at all of the stock split news going on, and what it means for Apple and Tesla going forward (9:50)

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Wall Street’s ‘Fear Gauge,’ Cannabis stocks, and Optimism!

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Wall Street’s ‘Fear Gauge,’ Cannabis stocks, and Optimism!

August 6, 2020

A look at Wall Street's 'fear gauge,' the Cboe Volatility Index (2:57), unusual options activity the past week surrounding cannabis stock Tilray (TLRY) (5:24), a vaccine update (6:20), and an attempt to look at the bright side (9:09)

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Red-hot gold, a Kodak moment, and fast-food preferences

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Red-hot gold, a Kodak moment, and fast-food preferences

July 30, 2020

The latest Market Mashup looks at gold prices, gold ETF GDX (2:20), and how to play the metal's hot streak with options

 

Plus, see how options traders are targeting the Kodak (KODK) moment (4:24), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) blowout quarterly report (7:45), and McDonald's (MCD) earnings whiff (10:38)

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup, Birthday Edition: Fear Gauges, Vaccine Updates, and Earnings Season

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup, Birthday Edition: Fear Gauges, Vaccine Updates, and Earnings Season

July 23, 2020

It's Schaeffer's 39th anniversary, and we're celebrating with a new episode and some exciting promos (0:54)! This week's market mashup looks at the Cboe Volatility Index's (VIX) skid (2:40), options trading surrounding vaccine names Astrazeneca (AZN) and Pfizer (PFE), and the latest earnings buzz (5:54).

 

That includes a surprising bank earnings beat (8:52), Netflix's (NFLX) lackluster report (10:12), and the behemoth that is Tesla (TSLA) (11:57)

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Trade Postmortem with Chris Prybal after +431% Winner

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Trade Postmortem with Chris Prybal after +431% Winner

July 15, 2020

Schaeffer's Market Mashup is back, and with finally with a guest! Senior Quantitative Analyst Chris Prybal joins the pod to discuss (socially distant, of course) his huge 431% return Zscaler call option trade

He dives into the drivers behind the winning trade (3:37), the benefits of partial closeouts/convexity (8:46), maxing out your winners to offset losses (13:03), and what he's looking at nowadays (14:30)

 

 

 

 

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Best/Worst of July, Operation Warp Speed, and Walmart Challenges Amazon

Schaeffer’s Market Mashup: Best/Worst of July, Operation Warp Speed, and Walmart Challenges Amazon

July 10, 2020

Market Mashup is back (and slightly sunburnt) from the holiday weekend! The Nasdaq is red-hot (0:26), and its a new month so we outlined the best and worst stocks for July (2:14)

We also cover Operation Warp Speed (4:20), Walgreens' wild week (5:45), and Walmart throwing down the gauntlet vs. Amazon (8:30)

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