VIX, Yields, and Selling Higher IV. And a look at a Condor example in TLT.


Stock futures were lower overnight but reversed higher after treasury yields reversed lower. On today’s Orbit we look at the backdrop to all this recent volatility and detail some of the various ways that traders and investors can position for reversals, or even just an end to a one-way move. I hope you enjoy:


  • Freeline Therapeutics Holdings Plc Adss (FRLN) +51.33%
  • Nvidia Corp (NVDA) +0.25%
  • Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) -35.76%
  • Brooge Holdings Ltd (BROG) +13.48%
  • Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM) -0.67%
  • Meta Platforms Inc (META) +0.29%

Economic Calendar:

  • At 08:15 AM (EST) ADP Employment Change (Sep) Estimates: 153, Prior: 177
  • At 10:00 AM (EST) ISM Services PMI (Sep) Estimates: 53.6, Prior: 54.5
  • At 11:25 AM (EST) Fed Bowman Speech Impact: Medium

Options AI Scanner Highlights:

  • Overbought (RSI): UUP (76), SPXU (72), SPXS (72), UVXY (63), SQQQ (61)
  • Oversold (RSI): NVO (15), SQ (18), JETS (19), MCD (20), MGM (20), DAL (20), MMM (21), KO (21), BA (22), XLU (23)
  • High IV: WKHS (+289%), UVXY (+182%), PG (+149%), MCD (+146%), JBLU (+146%), IBM (+143%), PFE (+141%)
  • Unusual Options Volume: NVAX (+602%), NFLX (+556%), TLT (+550%), XLU (+535%), TBT (+465%), EWJ (+459%), ZION (+458%), GS (+451%)

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