Cheddar Flow Blog
What To Know Heading Into FOMC
Over the past weekend, Credit Suisse had a bail out, which some are calling a liquidity injection, leading to concern among central banks
What Is Theta In Options Trading
Theta, or better known as time decay, is an option greek that measures the rate of decline of an options price due to the passage of time.
Bank Collapse & Market Review
The past week has been hectic for the stock market. The VIX spiked to almost 29, indicating a lot of put flow
Stock Market Rally?
Last week, there was a short squeeze in the stock market that lasted for two days. The squeeze occurred off a significant trend line
Bearish Market Momentum
We review SPY and look at the 18 day cycle that has been pretty accurate historically along with stock market levels to watch out for.
More Interest Rate Hikes?
According to recent market analysis, there has been a significant shift in the predicted target range for the Federal Reserve’s rate hikes, with a 54% chance that the new range will be between 5.25% and 5.5%.
Whales Buying Puts and Dark Pools Getting Active
On Friday, we noticed an unusual out of the money put order worth $14.8 million. Dark pool trades have also been increasingly active lately.
FOMC this Week and How to Prepare
This week is crucial, as the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is set to meet on Wednesday. The Fed is expected to reduce interest rates
The Rise of Zero Days to Expiration Options
Zero days to expiration or 0DTE options are contracts with less than one day to expiration or in other words, same-day expiration.
Bed Bath and Beyond Stock Challenges and Outlook
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) is a well-known retailer with a presence in the USA, Canada, and Mexico. They offer home goods and furniture across their 1,500+ stores and online channels.
Declines in Big Tech and Meta Stock Crash
Big tech companies have experienced major stock declines in 2022. Meta is among the tech companies who have seen their stock crash upwards of 70%.
Nvidia Earnings Analysis
The outcome of Nvidia earnings has the potential to help drive the index higher or lower. Nvidia reports earnings after the close on Wednesday, November 16th.
Stock Market Insights Around Midterm Elections
Since the 1946 midterm elections, the stock market has had a perfect track record of seeing positive returns one year after a midterm election cycle.
Put Options Explained: Buying and Selling
Buying and selling put options provides the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to sell a stock at the specified strike price.
Apple Earnings Analysis and Insights
Apple is the largest holding in the S&P 500 with roughly a 7% weighting on the index. Few events during the stock market calendar year get as many people excited as they are for Apple earnings.
Call Options Explained
A call option provides the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy a stock at the specified strike price by the expiration date.
Buying on Margin and the Risks Involved
Buying on margin is the use of borrowed money to purchase securities. When you buy on margin, you only need to put down a fraction of the total purchase price.
Understanding Stocks vs. Options
Stocks and options are two common ways to participate in the stock market. They have different risk profiles and different potential outcomes.