Author: frank mercado

Why Does the Market Care About Interest Rates?

We’ve experienced what are typically entire year-long returns and volatility in the span of a week. Just when we thought we were through the wackiest and wildest period for markets, we’ve been rocked with another absolute bombshell of a sell-off in all growth names. This doesn’t happen randomly, and cannot be evaluated in a vacuum. […]

2022-01-04 Unusual Options Activity in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Energy Transfer LP (ET), and Visa Inc. (V)

Unusual Options Activity in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Energy Transfer LP (ET), and Visa Inc. (V) 2022-01-04 Unusual Options Activity in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) Today, January 04, 2022, among the underlying components of the NYSE, we saw unusual or noteworthy options trading volume and activity in JPMorgan Chase & Co., which opened […]

2022-01-03 Unusual Options Activity in CarGurus, Inc. (CARG), Energy Transfer LP (ET), and Beyond Meat, Inc. (BYND)

Unusual Options Activity in CarGurus, Inc. (CARG), Energy Transfer LP (ET), and Beyond Meat, Inc. (BYND) 2022-01-03 Unusual Options Activity in CarGurus, Inc. (CARG) Today, January 03, 2022, in the market capitalization-weighted index NASDAQ Global Select Market Composite (NasdaqGS), we saw unusual or noteworthy options trading volume and activity today in CarGurus, Inc., which opened […]

Why Are Corporate Executives Selling So Much Stock?

  Insiders at public companies are selling the stock at the highest rate in recorded history amid near-record high valuations and the S&P 500 at all-time highs. But, should we be concerned? After all, most insiders are rewarded shares by their employer and sell them to buy a boat or a Corvette. They’re employees, not stock […]

The January Effect and Why it Matters

As trading gets underway in 2022, the U.S. stock market faces an uncertain future.   Will traders take profits after the widely-followed S&P 500 index more than doubled in 2021, or is the January Effect going to give the market an extra boost? The January Effect continuously fascinates market participants and analysts because it frequently sets […]

Congressional Trading in COVID-19 Vaccine Stocks

Congressional Trading in COVID-19 Vaccine Stocks In previous reports, Unusual Whales has shown that elected officials often trade in sectors that they legislate in. They are privy to non-public information through the committee positions they hold while in office. Even if not acted upon, there is a perceived advantage over regular folks like this. This […]

The 11 Different Stock Market Sectors

You can find the PDF version of this here: Tiger Wolf Capital: Stock Sectors What Are Stocks? Stocks (also known as equities) are a type of security that represents the ownership of a business. This ownership entitles the stockholder to a the proportion of the corporation’s assets and profits equal to how much of the […]

Unusual Options Activity in Global Payments Inc. (GPN), DiDi Global Inc. (DIDI), and Lam Research Corporation (LRCX)

Unusual Options Activity in Global Payments Inc. (GPN), DiDi Global Inc. (DIDI), and Lam Research Corporation (LRCX) 2021-12-30 Unusual Options Activity in Global Payments Inc. (GPN) Today, December 30, 2021, among the underlying components of the NYSE, we saw unusual or noteworthy options trading volume and activity in Global Payments Inc., which opened at $134.25. […]

Fibonacci Extensions

What Are Fibonacci Extensions? Fibonacci extensions are a tool that traders can use to establish potential price targets or estimate how far the stock price may move. Extension levels are also possible areas where the price may reverse. Common Fibonacci extension levels are 61.8%, 100%, 161.8%, 200%, and 261.8% The Fibonacci extensions show how far […]

2021-12-29 Unusual Options Activity in Teladoc Health, Inc. (TDOC), FuelCell Energy, Inc. (FCEL), and Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM)

Unusual Options Activity in Teladoc Health, Inc. (TDOC), FuelCell Energy, Inc. (FCEL), and Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM) 2021-12-29 Unusual Options Activity in Teladoc Health, Inc. (TDOC) Today, December 29, 2021, among the underlying components of the NYSE, we saw unusual or noteworthy options trading volume and activity in Teladoc Health, Inc., which opened at $91.00. There […]

2021-12-27 A Tale of Two Exchanges: Chinese ADRs and Delisting

A Tale of Two Exchanges: Chinese ADRs and Delisting 2021-12-27 It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of Biden, it was the age of Trump, it was the epoch of ARKK, it was the epoch of NFTs, it was the season of bull markets, it was the season of bear markets, it was the spring […]

2021-12-15 Unusual Options Activity in Callaway Golf Company (ELY), Trip.com Group Limited (TCOM), and Golar LNG Limited (GLNG)

Unusual Options Activity in Callaway Golf Company (ELY), Trip.com Group Limited (TCOM), and Golar LNG Limited (GLNG) 2021-12-15 Unusual Options Activity in Callaway Golf Company (ELY) Today, December 15, 2021, among the underlying components of the NYSE, we saw unusual or noteworthy options trading volume and activity in Callaway Golf Company, which opened at $27. […]

2021-12-14 Unusual Options Activity in Endo International (ENDP), Visa Inc. (V), and The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC)

Unusual Options Activity in Endo International (ENDP), Visa Inc. (V), and The Kraft Heinz Company (KHC) 2021-12-14 Unusual Options Activity in Endo International (ENDP) Today, December 14, 2021, in the market capitalization-weighted index NASDAQ Global Select Market Composite (NasdaqGS), we saw unusual or noteworthy options trading volume and activity today inn Endo International, which opened […]

2021-12-13 Unusual Options Activity in QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM), RH (RH), and Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE)

Unusual Options Activity in QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM), RH (RH), and Expedia Group, Inc. (EXPE) 2021-12-13 Unusual Options Activity in QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) Today, December 13, 2021, in the market capitalization-weighted index NASDAQ Global Select Market Composite (NasdaqGS), we saw unusual or noteworthy options trading volume and activity today in QUALCOMM Incorporated, which opened at $186.85. […]

2021-12-03 Somebody Always Knows – DiDi Global Inc. (DIDI)

Somebody Always Knows – DiDi Global Inc. (DIDI) 2021-12-03 Any Other Trading Day in DiDi Global Inc. (DIDI) On December 2nd, 2021, DiDi Global Inc. opened at $8.17. Seen above are the suspected rolls in DiDi Global Inc. (DIDI) from the Unusual Whales flow. Earlier in the day, at 11:38 EST, floor traders rolled their $7.5 […]

Unusual Whales Trading Strategy

Filters used: https://unusualwhales.com/watchlist/8a71e227-7cee-493a-a729-639a80c1ab7b Step 1: Create a scan filter for option contracts that you want. The scan filter that I created looks for options that meet the following criteria: Have a premium under $1 or worth less than $100. Expires within the week. Traders are buying the contracts at the ask price. Avoiding companies that […]

Tiger Wolf Capital : Stocks to trade this week

$BA Boeing News: Southwest Airlines on Monday said it is buying 100 new Boeing  737 MAX jets. This is big news for Boeing, which lost hundreds of orders during a prolonged grounding of the troubled jet and reduced demand for travel during the coronavirus pandemic. The order for the MAX 7 jets, the smallest MAX […]

Tesla increases Model Y price in China after successful launch in the market

Tesla has increased the price of the Model Y electric SUV in China last night after a successful launch in the market. In January, Tesla launched the Model Y in China. The launch of the electric SUV was highly-anticipated since the electric crossover/small SUV segment is very popular in the market, and since Tesla was waiting […]

Disagreement about U.S. and Euro-Area Inflation Forecasts

FRBSF Economic Letter 2021-08 | March 22, 2021 | Research from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Disagreement among economic forecasters about the outlook for inflation in both the United States and the euro area has increased since the onset of the pandemic. The nature of these forecast differences can provide insights into the […]