Expiration Week

The Dec18 options and contracts head off the board.

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Mon, Nov 26, 2018 - 10:08am

First of all, welcome back. I hope that everyone enjoyed at least some measure of relaxation through what was essentially a four-day, US market holiday. Yes, there was some trading on Friday but it's back to full desks today with a charge into year end.

For us, the most important events of the week will be the Dec18 option expiry tomorrow and the Dec18 contract "expirations" on Thursday. So, you know what this means...volatility. The Banks will look to fleece some Spec longs by dropping price. The Banks will also then turn around and look to squeeze some Spec shorts by spiking...

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