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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 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....
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 27, 2014 | 11:52 AM EDT
Big blocks of SPY puts trade early Wednesday. With shares off 9 cents to $200.24, an investor sells 85,750 Oct 192 puts on the ETF at $1.27, buys 42,...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 25, 2014 | 10:08 AM EDT
JCP - Relative strength and high call volume in JC Penney. The stock is up 5.3% to $10.73 on a positive commentary from JP Morgan. 13,000 calls and 1...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Aug 21, 2014 | 10:53 AM EDT
EBAY sees heavy trading. The stock is up 5% to $56.10 and moving to session highs on increasing volume of 17 million shares after The Information...
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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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