Webinar: Unusual Options Activity


How To Read Order Flow For Unusual Options Activity

Information is not all equal. When large option orders hit the equity option market, it is possible to see the fingerprints of inside information. With a search system and filter for the trades, these trades can indicate significant price change in advance. James Ramelli will take you through the reasoning and indicators that give us a market edge in individual equities.

James Ramelli is a trader and options educator at AlphaShark Trading, where he actively trades futures, equity options, currency pairs and commodities.

As one of the moderators of the Live Trading Room, Ramelli educates members on strategies, trade setups, and risk management while trading his own capital.

James Ramelli regularly appears on Bloomberg TV, BNN, and CBOE TV, in addition to writing a weekly column for Futures Magazine and being featured in CME Group’s Open Markets as a guest contributor. He holds a B.S. in Finance with a concentration in Derivatives and Financial Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

He can be contacted at James at AlphaShark.com.


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