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Henry Schwartz is the president of Trade Alert, a provider of real-time options analysis tools to leading Wall Street firms. His systems analyze hundreds of thousands of transactions per second to help professionals identify and interpret market activity in real time, supporting informed trading decisions and intelligent idea generation.Expand

Schwartz has held institutional trading and management roles with Bank of America, Bear Stearns, Salomon Brothers and the Hull Group, and made markets on the CBOE and AMEX floors in the U.S., and EUREX and MONEP overseas. Prior to founding Trade Alert, he led the electronic market-making group at Bank of America coincident with the launch of the International Securities Exchange.Collapse

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Henry Schwartz

 | Jul 29, 2014 | 11:06 AM EDT
Dollar call buyer in Dollar Tree. With shares near morning lows of $54.03 a buyer paid $1 for more than 3500 Aug 55 calls to open a new position. Put...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jul 28, 2014 | 1:03 PM EDT
GNC Option volume is over 10K by midday, 5x normal, with puts leading calls 2:1. /egap GNC shows the Aug straddle is trading near 10% of spot,...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jul 25, 2014 | 10:35 AM EDT
KORS - Michael Kors calls are seeing interest ahead of a 7/31 Annual Meeting. With the stock up 40 cents to $82.44, the focus is on 8/1 Weekly 85...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jul 24, 2014 | 9:52 AM EDT
19,000 calls already traded in Blackberry. The stock is up 12 cents to $9.95 in active trading of 3.5 million shares on renewed Samsung takeout...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jul 23, 2014 | 9:43 AM EDT
Heavy trading in Microsoft August calls. The stock opened higher after the company's EPS number missed estimates, but investors seemed to find solace...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jul 22, 2014 | 11:18 AM EDT
The stock is up 7 cents to $44.91 and the investor is selling the Aug 45 - 47 call spread on the software-maker at 67 cents, 70000X. The Aug 47s open...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jul 17, 2014 | 10:42 AM EDT
Pre-earnings put spread in Microsoft Weekly (7/25) contracts ahead of a July 22 profit report. The stock is up 86 cents to $44.94 and one of 11...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jul 16, 2014 | 9:41 AM EDT
The stock is up 61 cents to $34.76 and 3,156 Aug 34 calls on the computer maker are swept across multiple exchanges for $1.23 when the market was $1....
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jul 11, 2014 | 12:56 PM EDT
Apple attracts a noteworthy spread. The stock is up 7 cents to $95.10 and it looks like the investor sells 15,170 Oct 87.14 calls on Apple at $9.50...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jul 10, 2014 | 11:41 AM EDT
XLF - Options volume in the SPDR Financials is double the daily average. Shares are 19 cents to $22.61 and large blocks of Oct puts are driving the...
Is this the biotech revolution or the biotech bust? View Small Cap Biotechs Like Never Bef...
Market gets hit from impact of sanctions against Russia for second day in row but manages ...
We took out some of the high end of support, but I'm still looking at this symmetrical pul...
going into trading today roughly 37 million shares of X (US Steel) was held short.today bi...

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