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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

 | 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...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Dec 2, 2014 | 11:09 AM EST
Shares jumped nearly 75c from the $9 level at 10:32 ET as a call buyer jumped in with a sweep of 5300 Jan 10 calls at the $1 ask price to open a new...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Nov 3, 2014 | 9:56 AM EST
Early interest in the SPDR Oil and Production Fund. Shares are down 43 cents to $60.44 after crude slipped back below $80 per barrel. Smaller lots of...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Oct 29, 2014 | 11:27 AM EDT
Biggest prints in BABA since the options on the Chinese eCommerce company started trading a month ago. With the stock down 1.3% to $98.41, an...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Oct 28, 2014 | 10:22 AM EDT
GM Nov 35 call buyer View Chart » View in New Window » GM Nov 30.5 calls traded 10400 contracts. Open...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Oct 23, 2014 | 12:40 PM EDT
Big spread in the small cap index. With RUT up 22.40 to 1111.90, the expiring Weekly (10/24)1140-1160 call spread on the index is sold at a nickel,...
The collapse in stock prices in the last two hours of Friday's session created another rou...
It's been a while since I have shown this chart. For the last 2 years the yields on the Fi...

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