On Friday’s CNBC’s Options Action, the crew analyzed the performance of the media industry. The media industry has outperformed the overall market by a wide margin since the 2008 financial crisis, but recently has started to lag in 2017. Viacom, part of the media industry recently broke below a bullish trendline with a head & shoulders formation. Coupled with a declining viewership, Viacom is likely to decline further. Expecting a move lower, Michael Khouw suggested buying a Jan 22.5/20 Put Vertical for a $0.70 Debit.
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