Options Unusual Activity

Unusual Options Trading Activity: RDEN, GNRC, HOV

In the second installment of today’s unusual options trading activity, savvy trader hits a home run in RDEN, aggressive buy in GNRC, and call buyers in HOV.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: AEO, MU, JRJC

In today’s first round of unusual options activity, we have some bizarre volume in AEO, going up and out in MU, and newsletter buyers in JRJC.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Giving up in JCP, put owners exiting XHB, and big earnings bet in CPB

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Giving up in JCP, put owners exiting XHB, and big earnings bet in CPB... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: LNCO, SWN, ORCL

There is just no explaining the unusual options activity in the energy sector today, with heavy upside call buying continuing. Plus, ORCL income trades.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: XLF, XLU, GE

Some of today's unusual options activity included rolling puts in GE, getting long the XLU underlying, and selling calls in XLF.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: TSRA, NM, NKTR

Did a newsletter recommendation prompt unusual options activity in TSRA? Early call covering in NM. Someone was in a rush to close some ITM calls in NKTR... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: LNCO, AWI, TITN

Today in unusual options activity; Big buy writer in TITN, a diagonal spread gone wrong in AWI, and not enough puts in TITN.... More »

Unusual Options Activity: AMAT, F, NQ

There was some unusual options activity today including rolling calls in NQ and F, and straight up call buying in AMAT before earnings. ... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Serial Buy-Writer Active in Prudential Financial Inc. (PRU)

Today paper traded 10294 PRU Sep 95 calls and 6940 PRU Dec 92.5 calls at 2.04. The ADV is 2699 contracts. The OI is 12184 and 267 contracts.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Gold Fields Ltd (GFI) Wheel Trade

Today paper traded 44371 INTC Oct 36/ Jan 37 calls at .27. The ADV is 1135 contracts. The OI is 157 contracts.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Income Play in Compuware Corp. (CPWR)

Today paper traded CPWR Feb 11 calls at .20. The ADV is 384 contracts. The OI is 12 contracts.... More »

Futures Options Rundown: Top S&P 500 Futures Options Strikes, Changes in OI

Overnight changes in OI for S&P 500 futures options, top 10 strikes.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Calls Roll in INTC

Today paper traded 44371 INTC Oct 36/ Jan 37 calls at .27. The ADV is 122k contracts. The OI is 69k in Oct and 3000 in Jan.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Size Buyer Active in Symantec Corp (SYMC)

Today paper traded the 4894 SYMC Aug 24 puts for .14. The ADV is 4339 contracts. The OI is 2963 contracts.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Big Block of Calls Trades in Aeropostale Inc. (ARO)

Today paper traded the 1462 ARO Aug 3.5 calls for .20. The ADV is 1576 contracts. The OI is 1735 contracts.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Loading Up on Upside Calls in KATE

Today paper traded 1200 KATE Aug 35 calls for .30 and .35. The ADV is 915 contracts. The OI is 10 contracts.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Call Strangles Go up in ACM

Today paper traded 4000 ACM Aug 35 put for .30-.45. The ADV is 301 contracts. The OI is 303 contracts.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Call Spreads Go Up in FENG

Today paper traded 2000 FENG Oct 10/12.5 call spreads for .75. The ADV is 301 contracts. The OI is 732 and 1338 contracts.... More »

IB Options Brief: Aeropostale Inc. (Ticker: ARO)

Aeropostale Call Options Active... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Rolling Out the Profits in iShares Dow Jones US Home (ITB)

Today paper traded 7861 Aug 22 calls and 5031 Sep 22 calls for .45. The ADV is 5540 contracts. The OI is 7864 contracts in Aug and 200 in Sep.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Earnings Trade Goes Up in FOSL

Today paper traded the FOSL Aug 109/115 call spread on a 250/750 ratio for .10. The ADV is 2015 contracts. The OI is 7 and 859 contracts.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Calls Roll in IMAX

Today paper traded 20220 Aug 26 calls at 1.10 and 19401 Dec 30 calls for .95. The ADV is 1749contracts. The OI is over 20000 contracts in Aug and 78 in Dec.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Rolling Puts in Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX)

Today paper traded 2000 BSX Aug/Sep 13 put spreads for .11. The ADV is 1905 contracts. The OI is 7713 and 1689 contracts.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Taking the Money and Running in Kinder Morgan Management (KMR)

Today paper traded 2000 KMR Aug 75 calls at 20.20 to 20.50. The ADV is 755 contracts. The OI is 2183 contracts.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Diagonal Puts trade in YHOO

Today paper traded 1000 YHOO Sep 12 Weekly 34.5/ Sep 34 puts for .09. The ADV is 122k contracts. The OI is 20 and 20k contracts.... More »

Futures Options Rundown: Top 10 Metal Strikes & Changes in OI

The top 10 futures options strikes for metals, plus overnight changes in OI... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Time Spreads Trade in IWM

Today paper traded 10000 IWM Aug/Dec put spreads for 4.53. The ADV is 700k contracts. The OI is 100k+ in Aug and 14834 in Dec.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Speculative Downside Buy in ACE Ltd.

Today paper traded 5815 ACE Sep 80 puts for .15. The ADV is 422 contracts. The OI is 0.... More »

Unusual Options Activity Alert: Closing Puts Trade in S

Today paper traded 11638 S Sep 6 puts for .64. The ADV is 37512 contracts. The OI is less than 37143 contracts.... More »

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