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Unusual Activity Alert: Selling Calls in Wisconsin Energy Corp (WEC)

Today paper traded 2624 WEC Jan 50 calls for .30. The ADV is 320 contracts. The OI is 1732 contracts.... More »

IB Options Brief: Starbucks (SBUX)

Starbucks Options Volume Rises Ahead Of Earnings After The Bell... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Call Buyers Jumping into WhiteWave Foods Co. (WWAV)

Today paper traded 8000 WWAV Jan 35 calls for 1.45. The ADV is 1026 contracts. The OI is 445.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Heavy Buying in Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NM)

Today paper traded 643 NM Dec 10 calls for .50. The ADV is 550 contracts. The OI is 118 contracts.... More »

IB Options Brief: Facebook (FB)

It took just 10 minutes for Facebook options to trade 170,000 contracts as its share price leapt to a post-earnings record high at $78.44.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Call Buyers Jumping on Earnings in ATML

Today paper traded 3048 ATML Aug 9 calls for .50. The ADV is 2259 contracts. The OI is 4836.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Buy Writing in PowerSecure International, Inc. (POWR)

Today paper traded 500 POWR Aug 10 calls at .70. The ADV is 644 contracts. The OI is 396 contracts.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Pushing Up Volatility in Talisman Energy Inc. (TLM)

Today paper traded 2067 TLM Aug 11 calls for .30. The ADV is 4571 contracts. The OI is 3812.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Bidding Up the Call in Amicus Therapeutics, Inc. (FOLD)

Today paper traded 490 FOLD Sep 5 calls for .31. The ADV is 499 contracts. The OI is 10 contracts.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: GPOR Combinations Trade

Today paper traded 5000 Oct 57.5 puts/Oct 60 call for 8.4. The ADV is 2059 contracts. The OI is 5156 on the puts and 44 on the calls.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Dividend Trade in Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR)

Today paper traded 2324 DLR Oct 65 calls at .80-85. The ADV is 900 contracts. The OI is 1563 contracts.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Aggressive Bid in Zhone Technologies Group Inc. (ZHNE)

Today paper traded 400 ZHNE Oct 2.5 calls for 1.35-1.4. The ADV is 191 contracts. The OI is 1114.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Betting on a Drop in Scientific Games (SGMS)

Today paper traded 2105 SGMS Aug 10 puts at 1.30. The ADV is 732 contracts. The OI is 88 contracts.... More »

Futures Options Rundown: Top Metals Strikes, Changes in OI

Top changes in metals futures options open interest... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Call Spreads Trade in CYTR

Shares of CytRx Corp. (CYTR) are p .03 to 3.62. CYTR is near the bottom of the 52 week range.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: A Positive Surprise for CROX?

Today paper traded 696 CROX Aug 15 calls for .65. The ADV is 1418 contracts. The OI is 1002 contracts.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Call Spreads Trade in OREX

Today paper traded 10000 OREX Sep 5/7 call spreads for .72. The ADV is 4421 contracts. The OI is 0 contracts.... More »

IB Options Brief: Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (OREX)

Sizable Call Spread Trades On Orexigen... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Call Buyers Active in Steel Dynamics (STLD)

Today paper traded 1307 STLD Nov 21 calls for .75. The ADV is 929 contracts. The OI is 28 contracts.... More »

IB Options Brief: Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (DNKN)

Dunkin' Put Options Change Hands Ahead Of Earnings... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Hedging into Earnings in Mindray Medical International (MR)

Today paper traded 288 MR Aug 25 puts for .25. The ADV is 203 contracts. The OI is 0 contracts.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Calls Roll in AG

Today paper traded 2250 AG Jul/Oct 10 call spreads for .75. The ADV is 1367 contracts. The OI is 8397 and 1318.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Calls Are Trading in YHOO

Today paper traded 17058 YHOO Aug 41 calls for .05. The ADV is 115k contracts. The OI is 22252 contracts. ... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Speculative Upside Buy in Universal American Corp. (UAM)

Today paper traded 4444 UAM Jan 10 calls for .55. The ADV is 4 contracts. The OI is 10.... More »

IB Options Brief: U.S. Steel Corp. (X)

Bullish Action In U.S. Steel Options As Stock Pops ... More »

Futures Options Roundup: Crude & Nat Gas Top 10 Strikes, Changes in OI

Top 10 strikes in crude & nat gas, plus changes in OI... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Buying Puts Entergy Corp

Today paper traded 1400 ETR Jan 70 puts for 1.65. The ADV is 675 contracts. The OI is 62 contracts.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Big Block Puts trades in Janus Capital Group Inc.

Today paper traded 1422 JNS Sep 12 puts for .90. The ADV is 2041 contracts. The OI is 41049.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Put Spread Trades in Gerdau SA (GGB)

Today paper traded 5000 GGB Dec 6 puts at .41. The ADV is 834 contracts. The OI is 753 contracts.... More »

Unusual Activity Alert: Looking for a Lower Loonie?

Today paper traded 5000 FXC Dec 90 puts for .65-.70. The ADV is 487 contracts. The OI is 449.... More »

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