Calling it "macro protection trading," Susquehanna's Chris Jacobson is seeing some take...

|By:, SA News Editor

Calling it "macro protection trading," Susquehanna's Chris Jacobson is seeing some take advantage of the low cost of SPY and Russell 2000 (IWM) options to get defensive. Popular is the "put butterfly" which works best in a slow grind lower. He's also seeing "calendar spreads" which protect against a selloff, but then make an owner a buyer if stocks fall too far.