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Copper Rallies As Potential Mining Strikes Loom

Speculators have remained short the Copper market but may be in the process of curtailing their net-short positions.... More »
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Hot Options Report: ETE Calls Top The List

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Wednesday, Oct 29th... More »
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Possible Upside Opening Call Buyers in KO

Trade on the KO Dec 45 is over 15000 contracts with buyers bidding up the IV. ... More »
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Math is Beneficial for Option Trading

One of the greatest advantages when option trading is the initial flexibility of the position and the ability to adjust a position to match the new outlook of the underlying.... More »
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Bloomberg: Speculating On Tranquility Is Being Abandoned

One of the surest bets in the U.S. stock market over the last 2 1/2 years, speculating on tranquility, is being abandoned.... More »
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Hot Options Report: EPB Calls Lead The Way!

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Tuesday, Oct 28th... More »
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Futures Options Roundtable 15: Oil, Gold and Corn Skew Palooza

If you ever listen to the Options Insider, you know we love a good palooza, and today is no exception: oil, gold & corn.... More »

Big Backspread in CHRW

Today 10,000 CHRW Nov 72.5 puts went up in one block, tied to stock. It looks like a big earnings bet.... More »
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Bloomberg: Traders Prepare For Rising Volatility On Hong Kong Stocks

Option wagers on Hong Kong stocks rose to highest level this year. Traders prepare for rising volatility.... More »
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Sound As A Pound?

The British Pound has suffered heavy losses since July, but prices seemed to have been stabilizing in recent sessions. ... More »
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Hot Options Report: PBR Calls At The Top

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Monday, Oct 27th... More »
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Call seller laying on the offer in ALK

2300 ALK Jan 50 calls traded today & this type of trade is consistent with a buy writer selling above the 52 week highs.... More »
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Volatility Views 133: Skew Inversions and Dynamic Hedges

This week's Volatility Views sees the returns of Rocktober, the return of Don S., and wild prognostications.... More »
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Call Buyers Jumping in to ZIOP

ZIOP options have traded over 4000 contracts today with most of that paper selling. ... More »
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Bloomberg: Pessimism A Signal To Buy Japanese Stocks

As bets pile up against Japanese stocks, investors with $293 billion in client assets see the pessimism as a signal to buy. History is on their side.... More »
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Volatility Trading Digest – Overhead Resistance

Last week we thought the major indexes could continue higher but the advances were much greater than anticipated returning the S&P 500 Index to the operative upward sloping trendline that should now act as overhead... More »
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Volatility Trading Digest – Market Review

We will start today with a few comments along with our updated indicators and some thoughts about what to watch for this week to determine if the major indexes will soon be making new highs once again. ... More »
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Cotton Bears Take A Breather

The bear market for Cotton prices has stalled of late and the market has moved into a consolidation phase.... More »
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Hot Options Report: AAPL Calls Are #1

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Friday, Oct 24th... More »
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Probable Buy Writer In XLY

Probable Buy Writer In XLY, Puts And Stock Go Up in NOK, Possible Closer in PVH... More »
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Futures Contracts for Those Traders Starting Out

For somebody that doesn’t understand the futures market, initially, the first impression is that futures’ trading is “very risky”. ... More »
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Large Ratio Call Trade In EWZ

Shares of iShares MSCI Brazil Index (EWZ) is up 2.28 today to 42.11. EWZ is in the middle of the 52 week range.... More »
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Option Block 381: AMZN Sinks while MSFT Soars

Taking umbrage, crapping on porches, and the Trading Patterns Guessing Game ends in a draw.... More »
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Bloomberg: Skew in Burger King Options At All-Time High

Investors concerned that tighter U.S. rules for cross-border deals will kill Burger King Worldwide Inc.’s merger with Tim Hortons Inc. (THI) are flocking to the options market.... More »
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Coffee Prices Cool But Bullish Fundamentals Continue To Percolate

Coffee bulls cup of java appears to have turned cold as the upward momentum has stalled as prices approached multi-year highs.... More »
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Why should I know technical analysis?

One of the questions I often hear is, “Will your technical analysis technique work on our markets?”... More »
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Stock Indexes Circuit Breakers and Trading Hours

Understanding trading hours and circuit breakers in the Futures markets can be rather confusing to new Futures traders. ... More »

Futures Options Roundup: Dairy

Today, we're taking a look at milk. More...

Possible Upside Opening Call Buyers in KO

Trade on the KO Dec 45 is over 15000 contracts with buyers bidding up the IV. More...
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