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Engineering The Trade

Jermal Chandler shares his insight regarding what's going on in various markets, identifies notable option flow, and dishes out actionable trade ideas.

Dec 3, 2021

Victor stops by to talk career and life lessons. Then he and Jermal opine on the current state of SPY, QQQ, and the VIX.

Dec 2, 2021

The Fed has a decision to make with the yield curve and it seems like a no-win situation. Wednesday's action saw SPY do something that has only happened 17 times since 1990, putting it in some not so good company.

Dec 1, 2021

The S&P 500 has ended three consecutive sessions with a 1% move in either direction. Will there be a fourth? Hard to say after an intraday reversal. Also, bond action appears to be tipping a hat to the Fed's future plans.

Nov 30, 2021

We're talking about the formula for acceleration because Powell wants to kick taper into high gear. Stocks, volatility, yields, oil and other assets all go haywire as the Fed Chair breaks the market. Also, Jeraml is looking at option flows in LCID, UBER, VIX and WE.

Nov 29, 2021

Jermal breaks down the post-Thanksgiving thrashing of financial markets. Notably, VIX was more volatile than VXN. A fascinating look at consumer spending. Plus, a review of option flow in UBER, UPRO, VIX and MTTR.

Nov 23, 2021

The U.S. releases 50 million barrels of oil from the SPR. Big tech having another off day. TSA checkpoint numbers recovering. And Jermal sits down with James Blakeway to discuss Quiet Foundation and Alpha Boost.

Nov 22, 2021

Don't call it a comeback! Powell gets re-nominated. Bond yields take off and tech gets rocked as traders price a 25 bps hike for June. Also, Jermal talks option flow in TSLA, AFRM, ZM and ARKK.

Nov 19, 2021

The Euro's getting smashed as Austria and Germany contemplate lockdowns. Crude oil in the dumps and it might be time to crack the oil piggy bank. Plus, Jermal is watching option flow in BA, BKKT, HOOD and UWMC!

Nov 18, 2021

Mega cap tech stocks like FB and AAPL are the only thing holding the market up. Residential homes are flying off the shelves. Dr. Dara drops by to talk with Jermal all about lookback.

Nov 17, 2021

AMZN says 'nein' to V. The 30yr vs. 5yr yield curve continues to flatten. Plus, Jermal highlights for us the option flow in ATVI, ROKU, UVXY and VIX.

Nov 16, 2021

BTC takes a pause for the cause. RIVN, LCID and other EVs continue to surge. Where is the U.S. Dollar going? Also, Jermal highlights option flow in BITF, SNAP, VIX, and LEN.

Nov 15, 2021

Yields and USD trending higher. Has BTC become less volatile recently? Plus, Jermal highlights option flow in PINS, LMND, VIX, and RIOT.

Nov 12, 2021

Discussing the surge in 5-Year yields.

Nov 11, 2021

EVs are on the move. Gold-to-Bitcoin ratio has a get-right day. Plus, Jermal highlights option flow in IWM, AFRM, AAPL, and APRN.

Nov 10, 2021

RIVN is here, but does this arrival signify the top in EV stocks? CPI runs hot causing yields and gold to surge. Also, Jermal highlights option flow in U, AFRM, DIS, and PYPL.

Nov 9, 2021

Did Biden interview Brainard for potential Fed Chair? Yesterday's simultaneous rise of VIX and SPY proves to be no bueno. Jermal digs into these topics, as well as option flow in PYPL, EVGO, RBLX, and AGC.

Nov 8, 2021

S&P 500 positive for a 5th consecutive week. ETH at ATHs while crypto market cap nearing $3T. MCFE goes private again. Plus, Jermal highlights option flow in MSOS, LYV, and AMD.

Nov 5, 2021

Non-farm payrolls smash expectations and the reopening stocks playbook is alive and kicking. However, what gives with the 10-year yields and small caps (IWM) decoupling? Also, Jermal highlights option flow in FSLR, BBBY, KHC and QCOM.

Nov 4, 2021

The Fed has officially enacted tapering. NVDA, AMD, QCOM and other semiconductor names are punching the sky. Retail options volume comes alive in October. And Jermal highlights option flow in BBY, BGFV, PENN and MRNA.

Nov 3, 2021

Don't look now but BBBY and the Memes are back. Small caps (IWM) are surging and Z needs help offloading houses. Plus, Jermal looks at option flow in AMZN, ATVI, and Z.

Nov 2, 2021

Avis has a meme moment. Elon Musk pumps the breaks on the deal with HTZZ & TSLA. Will surging wheat prices create a run on bread? Also Jermal looks at option flow in UNG, PTON, MMM and CHGG.

Nov 1, 2021

The month of November begins with the SPY at all-time highs. ISM data shows persistent supply-chain issues weighing on the U.S. manufacturing. Looking at option flow in FUBO, SOFI, GT and INTC.

Oct 29, 2021

Misses for AMZN & AAPL, the dollar is surging, yield spreads are tightening and the SPY is at all-time highs. Time to worry? Jermal also looks at option flow in QS, TXRH, CCJ and ZEN.

Oct 28, 2021

The U.S. GDP reading tells us the economy might be slowing down. Is that bad for SPY? TSLA is the biggest global automaker by a mile. And finally, Jermal looks at option flow in TSLA, XBI, LCID and FSR.

Oct 27, 2021

There's a new EV super cycle that's been started by TSLA, HTZZ, and UBER. Jermal looks at option flow in MQ, LVS, AMD, and FSLR and digs into whether Bitcoin has a connection with yields.

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