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Speculative Roll in BUD Did not Quite Work

We see an Oct roll in BUD from a Sep bust, big volume outside the market in PFE, and a collar in GPRE.... More »
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Hot Options Report: PFE Calls Top The List

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Friday, September 19, 2014... More »
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Big Call Buyer in EBAY

Starting the unusual activity for the day, we have a big call buyer in EBAY, and some big volume in RHT.... More »
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Option Block 372: Call Stupids and Bond Hedges

In which the all stars get into a lengthy discussion on bond hedges.... More »
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Alibaba IPO Is “selling into a market that is very rich”

Dallas Federal Reserve President Richard Fisher tells Fox Business that the Alibaba IPO is “selling into a market that is very rich”... More »
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Bloomberg: WAG Options Traders Given Hope

The entry of an activist shareholder into the board of Walgreen Co. (WAG) may be just what the doctor ordered for options traders betting on the largest U.S. pharmacy chain after a 17 percent plunge.... More »
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Will Fed Determine Dollar’s Direction

The U.S. Dollar has been a hot topic among traders of late. ... More »
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Hot Options Report: BAC Calls At The Top

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Thursday, September 18, 2014... More »
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Small Dollar Put Spread Trades in ORLY

More fun from the annals of unusual activity: Aggressive upside call buying in INFA, small money put spreads in ORLY & ATM call buyers in VVUS.... More »
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Possible Call Stupid Trades in ETP

What's so unusual? Possible call stupid in ETP, big ratio spread in PBR, and big put buyers in PDLI.... More »
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Options Playbook Radio 29: Collar Strategy

Let's talk about the collar strategy. When, why, and how to use it.... More »
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Gold Shrugs Off Fed, Sells Off

Gold futures are little changed this morning after suffering late decline in yesterday's trading.... More »
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Bloomberg: Swiss Stocks Offer Safe Haven For Investors

Switzerland offers a defensive equity play for investors who are looking at European fundamentals and worried about lack of growth.... More »
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Hot Options Report: GE Calls Top The List

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Wednesday, September 17, 2014... More »
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Puts Trade in SPLS – Size Margin Trade in SPLS

Volume went up in one large block, and subsequent SPLS volume was over 10,000 contracts with a sell-a-palooza on an ATM strike. ... More »
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Calls Trade in YHOO: Paid through the Offer Early

Some unusual options trading activity today in YHOO, with an aggressive purchase going up through the offer. Is this a huge bet into the BABA IPO?... More »
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Bloomberg: Options Traders Predict Rocky Road For Stocks

As investors try to decode the Federal Reserve’s next step, options traders are betting that regardless of what happens, it’ll be a rocky ride for stocks.... More »
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Calendar Spreads

A calendar spread, or what it is sometimes referred to as a time spread or horizontal spread can be a simple and quite useful option strategy.... More »
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Metals Roundup: Top 10 Metals Futures Options Strikes, OI

Let's take a look at metals this morning. In particular, the top 10 futures options strikes and overnight changes in open interest.... More »
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Treasury Traders Nervous Ahead Of Fed Meeting

Bullish equity traders received a surprise ahead of today’s Fed announcement... More »
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Timely Call Purchase in CBL

Today we saw a timely call purchase in CBL, an income play in QEP, and put sellers in NVTL.... More »
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Hot Options Report: AAPL Calls Do It Again

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Tuesday, September 16, 2014... More »
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Option Block 371: Talking TSLA, SCTY, YHOO and Alibaba

Talking TSLA, SCTY, YHOO and Alibaba. Plus Wednesday is Fed day. How will the bonds react?... More »
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Looks Like a Long VIP Put Combo

Unusual activity today has a long VIP put combo, early put spread buyers in SMH, and buy-writes in ETP.... More »
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Bloomberg: Options Traders Reversing Wagers On Tencent Holdings Ltd.

Options traders are reversing their wager as Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. prepares for what will probably be the biggest-ever U.S. listing.... More »
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Wheat Futures Move Lower After Bearish USDA Report

Wheat futures continue to move lower amid fund selling after the bearish USDA report last week.... More »
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Thoughts on Being a Great Options Trader, Part I

You might start by asking yourself are you the great options trader you thought you would be by now or have you ever wondered what truly makes a great options trader?... More »
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Hot Options Report: AAPL Calls Lead The Way

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Monday, September 15, 2014... More »
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Volatility Views 127: Diving Into Treasury Volatility

Let's take a deep dive into Treasury Volatility.... More »
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Unusual Activity Is on a Roll

Unusual activity is on a roll today with a long-term call roll in WLB and a put roll up in AVNR.... More »

Speculative Roll in BUD Did not Quite Work

We see an Oct roll in BUD from a Sep bust, big volume outside the market in PFE, and a collar in GPRE. More...

Hot Options Report: PFE Calls Top The List

Top 10 Most Active Equity Options & Strikes For Friday, September 19, 2014 More...
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