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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 20, 2014 | 9:56 AM EDT
Higher volume in Hertz. With the stock down $3.70 to $27.86 after the car rental company withdrew guidance and said it would restate earnings back to...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 19, 2014 | 1:18 PM EDT
Active trading in the VIX pit on the last day to trade August options on the index. 592,000 calls and 212,000 puts so far. The top trades are not in...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 15, 2014 | 10:24 AM EDT
Big print in the Dow Jones DIAMONDS. The ETF is up 47 cents to $167.27 and a 21,285-lot of Sep 170 calls trades on the fund at 62 cents on CBOE when...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 12, 2014 | 11:07 AM EDT
With shares flat at $22.40, an investor is apparently selling Weekly (8/29) 22 puts on the ETF and buying the Weekly (8/29) 22.5 - 30 call spread,...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 11, 2014 | 9:53 AM EDT
JCP - JCP Aug calls drawing interest ahead of earnings. The retailer reports after the close of trading Thursday. Early trades on the stock today...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 8, 2014 | 10:06 AM EDT
This is what we are seeing in options flow... JCP Aug 9 - 9.5 calls spread for 18 cents, 2000X. Looks like a buyer. And, separately, it looks like a...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 6, 2014 | 10:36 AM EDT
VIX - Opening activity in VIX August puts. The index is off .55 to 16.32 on a morning of choppy market action and more than 40K of the Aug 14.5 puts...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 5, 2014 | 11:20 AM EDT
The internet company reports tomorrow morning and, with the stock up 19 cents to $39.4 per share, 2,174 Sep 41 calls on AOL are swept across multiple...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 4, 2014 | 10:19 AM EDT
XLU - Bullish trade in the SPDR Utility Fund. Shares came under pressure at the open and are down 53 cents to $40.88. One player seized the morning...
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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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As the Nasdaq marches to new highs and market watchers debate whether these equity levels ...
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Target (TGT) disappointed but the shares are up today. Polo Ralph Lauren (RL) is higher by...

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