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The Bears Are Buying as Tesla Falls on Twitter News

by | Oct 4, 2022 | Options

In Tuesday’s Blitz Daily with Lance Ippolito, we take a look at the ongoing saga between Elon Musk and Twitter.

In yet another twist to the story, Musk proposed buying Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) again on Monday evening at his original offer price of $54.20 a share, offered back in April. A new deal would bring an end to the months-long legal fight between the Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) CEO and the social media company.

While Twitter shares are up almost 13% on the news, Tesla shares are down about 3%, and the bears are here for it.

They’re scooping up the weekly puts, especially the Oct. 7 expiration, $250 and $240 strike puts.

But that’s not the only bearish flow we’re seeing on Wednesday’s tape…

  • Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA): Oct. 7 $250 PUT.
  • Tesla Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA): Oct. 7 $240 PUT.
  • Blackstone Inc. (NYSE: BX): Oct. 14, $90 PUT.
  • DICK’S Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE: DKS): March 17, 2023, $80 PUT.
  • Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN): Oct. 14, $119 PUT.

Check out my short video and I’ll break down the day’s most unusual options order flow in no time flat!

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Blitz Daily With Lance Ippolitto

At Weekly Blitz Alerts, we follow the big fish and what they’re buying. And we do that with my proprietary Blitz Scanner, which alerts me to big, institutional order flow through the day. Then we get in on these plays and follow the “smart money.” 

The Blitz Daily with Lance Ippolito is where I go over a few options trades that hit the Blitz Scanner each day, Monday through Thursday. I break down the trades with the sexiest order flow and tell you what could happen with those stocks by the next day’s opening bell.*

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In the meantime, you can follow me @LanceIppolito on Twitter, Instagram and our YouTube channel for more trading insights and tips. And as always, you can find me right here talking stocks and options trading on WealthPress.com!

*This is for informational and educational purposes only. There is inherent risk in trading, so trade at your own risk. 

 

WRITTEN BY<br>Lance Ippolito

WRITTEN BY
Lance Ippolito

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