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Optionity Quick Report 01/16/2013

|Includes:AAPL, Intel Corporation (INTC), SPY, VXX

Company Name / Ticker

Closing Price (Gain/Loss)

Low-High

Volume/30 Day Average

Intel (NASDAQ:INTC)

22.11 (+0.23)

21.85 - 22.20

36.76M/40.11M

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)

506.09 (+20.17)

492.50 - 509.44

24.63M/20.90M

SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY)

147.05 (-0.02)

146.61 - 147.28

20.65M

iPath S&P 500 VIX Short Term Futures (NYSEARCA:VXX)

25.49 (-0.55)

25.23 - 25.97

5.07M

INTC

INTC opened flat and closed higher with 1.05% gain. The volume of 36.76M is 8.35% less than the 30 day average of 40.11M. The MACD (12, 26, 9) started to show a bullish sign on December 4 but the MACD Histogram continued to decrease to 0.110. RSI (14) increased to 67.66 from 64.86 with an increasing buying momentum. INTC is currently trading above its 50-day MA of $20.64 and is still below 200-day MA of $23.94.

AAPL

AAPL opened higher and closed strongly higher with 4.15% gain. The volume of 24.63M is 17.85% more than the 30 day average of 20.90M. The MACD (12, 26, 9) turned to show a bearish trend on Tuesday and the MACD Histogram stayed at -1.261. RSI (14) increased to 42.26 from 32.76, indicating a decreasing selling momentum. AAPL is currently trading below its 50-day MA of $540.71 and 200-day MA of $592.27.

SPY

SPY opened lower and closed nearly flat with 0.01% drop. The MACD (12, 26, 9) turned and showed a bullish trend on January 2, 2013 and the MACD Histogram decreased to 0.181. SPY is currently trading above its 200-day MA of $138.07 and its 50-day MA of $141.63. RSI (14) decreased to 65.08 from 65.22 with a decreasing buying momentum. The next major resistance will be $147.29, the R2 pivot point.

Disclosure: I am long INTC.

Stocks: INTC, AAPL, SPY, VXX