Category: Daily Report

Option Opportunities in a Variety of Market Sectors

Posted on January 23rd, 2023

Let’s start the week with a view of the current batch of options classified by the various means from the Morning Report Lists my tools (www.tomsoptiontools.com) provide daily. As for which one to choose to either research further or trade one can first start by assessing what your anticipated direction for the market is. If […]

An Updated Look at Options Highlighted Back on January 03, 2023

Posted on January 17th, 2023

Here we are at the midway point (give or take a few days) of the first trading month of 2023. On January 03, 2023 I provided images of the Morning Reports lists for all the option categories that comprise those lists. I have done this many times before in these Daily market Insight articles and […]

Key Options Activity to start the New Year, 2023

Posted on January 3rd, 2023

Tomorrow is the last day of the pattern known as the Santa Claus rally, which is the last 5 days of a year and the first two trading days of the new year. Where Santa has much work to do to end up positive over this amount of days in the pattern, one can also […]

The Market May Have Established a Support Area and maybe Even a Trading Range

Posted on December 8th, 2022

SPY at Support Once again, I provide you all a chart on the SPY.  SPY is my representation of US Equities and the chart I start with in my technical analysis in determining a directional bias, up – down or channeling sideways for the stock market. I also have another chart view on SPY and […]

Options Activity Prior to the 2022 Mid-Term Elections

Posted on November 7th, 2022

If one was anticipating market participants to be a bit skittish and uncertain ahead of the U.S. Mid-term election, well you can see that there was bullish, deemed positive, price action today. This will not be an article where we put our political views on display, nor would we ask anyone who they are voting […]

Take a look at the Short-Term Fibonacci View on the Markets

Posted on November 4th, 2022

Today was a rollercoaster day for the equities markets.  And by markets I mean the SPY, which is the ETF of the S&P 500 Index, which is what I analyze when trying to assess pending market direction for the equities markets. The October jobs data came out pre market.  The markets gapped higher, dipped really […]

Post Fed Hangover Today 

Posted on November 3rd, 2022

Here we are one day removed from the 4th 75-basis point rate hike in a row. If one was curious whether the decision and the commentary from Fe Chair Powell that followed would help the markets, today’s price action showed that did not happen. One of the key statements we feel is adding to the […]

One Last Look at Call and Put Options Activity before the Fed’s Decision Tomorrow

Posted on November 1st, 2022

Tomorrow the Federal Reserve is expected to announce their decision to raise short-term interest rates by 75 basis points. They are also expected to give indication they could begin slowing down the size of their rate hikes in December. Then, when it comes to December’s meeting there are expectations they will raise again, but by […]

Where is the Most Activity Right Now from Options Traders?

Posted on October 25th, 2022

Yesterday we highlighted a 60-day look at the SPY and where it may for to from a Fibonacci Retracement perspective. We pointed this out for everyone to then establish if they will remain bullish in anticipation of the Fib level resistance areas getting hit. The decision at the point one of those Fib levels gets […]

How Much Higher can this Stock Market Bounce Go? Let’s Check Fibonacci

Posted on October 24th, 2022

For those of you that have heard of Fibonacci and / or the Fibonacci sequence you likely heard that you can find the sequence in all aspects of life, from human anatomy to plants/nature and in architecture to give a few examples. You can also see it in the financial markets, specifically when doing technical […]