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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

 | Sep 25, 2014 | 10:33 AM EDT
Apple options volume on pace to exceed the one-day record set earlier this month. The stock is down 3.1% to $98.60 after the company pulled its...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Sep 18, 2014 | 2:01 PM EDT
Yahoo options see busiest week since 2008 into Alibaba IPO. YHOO leads the single stock space today with 600K contracts trading by 1:30PM ET as...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Sep 16, 2014 | 2:57 PM EDT
October puts on both Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise (CCL) are seeing interest Tuesday. RCL is up 58 cents to $67.01 and smaller lots of Oct 62....
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Henry Schwartz

 | Sep 9, 2014 | 12:14 PM EDT
Buyer dips into Dunkin Donuts calls. Paid 87 cents for 600 Dec 50 calls at noon when shares were near 46.31, followed a minute later by a 95cent...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Sep 8, 2014 | 2:33 PM EDT
Put buyer commits $13.7M to a billion dollar SPY hedge. Initiator paid $2.79 for 52K SPY Nov 195 puts on the CBOE recently when SPY was approaching...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Sep 5, 2014 | 10:24 AM EDT
Noteworthy trading in Yahoo! options as shares notch 52-week highs. The stock is up 9 cent to $39.28 and an investor has been selling Oct 37 puts on...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Sep 3, 2014 | 1:57 PM EDT
- Apple options near record daily volume of 2.7 million contracts. Shares down 3% today near $100 after an and Apple options are leading single...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Sep 2, 2014 | 2:12 PM EDT
With shares off 57 cents to $200.14, the investor sells 100,000 Dec 155 puts on the ETF at 30 cents and bought 92,000 Feb 160 puts for 96 cents....
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 29, 2014 | 10:12 AM EDT
Vertical Spreads drive heavy call volume in Occidental Petroleum. 16K Jan 115-125 call spreads were crossed early in the day for 70cents on the AMEX...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 27, 2014 | 1:08 PM EDT
Customer paid 3.10 for nearly 1900 MCD Jan-16 100 calls as shares traded near 93.73, and finished up with a purchase of 6500 on the ISE for $3.15....
Stocks to watch this morning include…Nice breakfast…General Mills is laying ...
WTI oil gaining a bit today after yesterday's over $3/barrel decline, so energy stocks cou...
GLD for the past 5 years to today is +18%. GDX for the past 5 years to today is -50%. that...
This morning's Markit Manufacturing PMI figures out of Europe offer a mixed bag, but there...

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