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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

 | 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,...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Oct 21, 2014 | 1:08 PM EDT
Busy day in the VIX pit on the last day to trade the October contract. 725,000 puts and calls traded on the index and nearly two-thirds (65%) of the...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Oct 13, 2014 | 10:43 AM EDT
Surging put volume in the first hour. 4.10 million contracts have traded across the exchanges, which compares to 2.5 million contracts of call...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Oct 10, 2014 | 4:30 PM EDT
Active trading in the VIX pit as the index recaptures the 20 level into the close. VIX hit a 52-week high of 22.06 earlier today before easing into...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Oct 8, 2014 | 1:27 PM EDT
Marketwide volume on track for 20M contracts, 15% above normal. Index and ETF option volume running nearly 25% above normal, while among single...
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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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