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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

 | Aug 31, 2015 | 10:53 AM EDT
MannKind Jan 4 calls sold at 57c, 10000X. Shares are off 11c to $3.81 and open interest at that strike is 55.3K. A position is possibly being...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Mar 11, 2015 | 10:06 AM EDT
Steel Dynamics call volume spikes early Wednesday. Nearly 4K April 19 calls were bought on the Amex this morning, priced near 27.5c as shares traded...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Mar 5, 2015 | 3:30 PM EST
Shares near $4 and a buyer paid 50c for nearly 1500 Sep 5 calls to open a new position 25% above spot. Earnings due after the bell, and implied...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Mar 3, 2015 | 3:02 PM EST
2nd day of very light option volume was marked by interesting call flow in a few Warren Buffet favorites. Campbells Soup (CPB) buyer of 4000 April 50...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Feb 24, 2015 | 9:59 AM EST
Early dip in United Airlines draws call buyer. Customer paid $2.37 for 3655 March 70 calls in the first few minutes of the day as shares traded near...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jan 8, 2015 | 12:13 PM EST
X Buyer lays 500K for 71day calls 19% above spot. Initiator Paid 68cents for 6870 March 30 calls to open what will be the largest block of calls...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jan 7, 2015 | 3:18 PM EST
Pier1 (PIR), Guess(GES), Children's Place(PLCE) all seeing heavy call volume today on heels of JCP spike and DKS privatization news. Option...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jan 6, 2015 | 11:07 AM EST
20K Lock Feb 14 puts were sold for 55cents this morning in a single block that resembles the heavy volume yesterday and January 2nd. If opening, the...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Jan 5, 2015 | 12:39 PM EST
Gamestop put volume spikes on bear spread buyer. Customer bought the Jan 31-32 put spread 3500x for 30cents on the PHLX this afternoon as shares...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Dec 8, 2014 | 10:06 AM EST
Fire Eye sees a flurry of activity Monday morning. The stock is up 74 cents to $30.55 on volume of 2.5 million shares on unconfirmed speculation...
A wild ride lies ahead. I am reducing my "Fair Market Value" of the S and P Index to 1835-...
Today's Takeaways and Observations coming up - as I fly, like my Gnome, high above the Roc...
As the market broke hard today we added some more puts on the indices and high flyers NFLX...
It's an ugly market today with the DJIA -400 and high beta stocks like $AMBA Ambarella dow...

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