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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

 | May 19, 2016 | 2:40 PM EDT
Euro Stoxx 50 ETF trading near $32.51 after a trader on the AMEX sold 16850 May 33 straddles for 65c tied to a hedge of 1.43M shares at $32.39....
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Henry Schwartz

 | May 16, 2016 | 12:14 PM EDT
LendingClub was the 6th most active stock option class last week, trading 722K contracts as shares lost nearly 50% following earnings and the...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Apr 27, 2016 | 2:50 PM EDT
Notable put spike precedes sharp selloff in H&R Block. Shares off more than $3 near $20.40 after setting 52wk lows this morning on negative...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Apr 26, 2016 | 3:57 PM EDT
3million dollar short-term trade opened in SP500 ETF. Broad marketd unched with an hour left in the day and a customer paid 21c for 150K SPY May 13th...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Apr 25, 2016 | 4:21 PM EDT
COH Final minutes of trading see bullish 30K contracts in Coach pre earnings. Shares closed $40.21 and a last-minute trade printed on the PHLX as a...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Apr 22, 2016 | 9:50 AM EDT
Nearly half the SP500 components have reported so far with option straddles doing a nice job predicting magnitude (GOOG was $40). Big movers come...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Apr 14, 2016 | 3:10 PM EDT
Heavy put buying continues in JC Penny as implied volatility lifts. Shares off nearly 4% to $9.68 and put volume of 40K contracts is 4x normal and 6x...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Apr 11, 2016 | 12:10 PM EDT
Risk reversal in Nike opens new bullish position. Shares near $58.81 and a customer on the PHLX Buys 3K Oct 65 calls against a sale of 3K Oct 52.5...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Mar 24, 2016 | 12:19 PM EDT
Call volume, share price, volatility all spiking following dealReporter mention of potential sale. 20K calls by midday, vs 6K puts. IP up 17pts to 92...
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Henry Schwartz

 | Mar 23, 2016 | 2:51 PM EDT
KBH - Pre-earnings options volume in KB Home is 3.5x normal with calls leading puts 4:3. Implied volatility suggests the market is anticipating a...
We knew what the trading world was looking at in recent weeks.  It was the famous head an...
I've already posted this on twitter.  This is just a reminder that even though AAPL is ra...
Under Armour (UA) is getting lots of press today after signing "The largest revenue contra...
FIBOCALL: XLF- Are you a BUYER today? The XLF is flirting with the 100 Week Moving Average...

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