Tag: GLD

Unusual Options Activity In SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD)

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Unusual Options Activity In SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD)

Recently, there has been some unusual options activity in SPDR Gold Shares ETF (GLD). As many of you know, unusual options activity can be a valuable indicator as to what traders are thinking, and more importantly, where these stocks are heading in the short-term.

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Is Now A Good Time To Invest In Gold?

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Is Now A Good Time To Invest In Gold?

In 2011, the price of gold spiked above $1,800 an ounce, the highest it’s ever been. It was all anyone would talk about. Around that time, gold buyers popped up on every corner, a sure signal of a fad. Three years later, gold is still trading well above historical levels. At $1,300 an ounce, the […]

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Will The Resurgence In Gold Hold Up?

| April 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Will The Resurgence In Gold Hold Up?

I mentioned in an article a couple weeks ago that is was likely too soon to give up on gold.  The article was written after the price of gold has fallen off a cliff.  I felt that gold was too important of a safe-haven investment to stay depressed this time around. And, it looks like […]

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GLD, NOK, ARIA Options — Unusual Trading Activity — August 31, 2012

| August 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
GLD, NOK, ARIA Options — Unusual Trading Activity — August 31, 2012

This week we’re going back to take a look at some very unusual options trading activity in SPDR Gold Shares (GLD), Nokia (NOK), and Ariad Pharmaceutical (ARIA). As many of you know, unusual options volume can be a valuable indicator as to what traders are thinking, and more importantly, where these stocks are heading in […]

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SPDR Gold Shares Options (GLD): Unusual Trading Activity

| August 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
SPDR Gold Shares Options (GLD): Unusual Trading Activity

Options in the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) lit up our tracking system Friday afternoon with huge put selling activity.  I think the put selling is simply a result of gold popping in recent weeks and traders thinking the gains will hold.  While GLD fell fractionally Friday morning to $161.74 as spot gold prices drifted lower […]

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DIS, ARO, GLD Options — Unusual Trading Activity — August 3, 2012

| August 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
DIS, ARO, GLD Options — Unusual Trading Activity — August 3, 2012

This week we’re going back to take a look at some very unusual options trading activity in Disney (DIS), Aeropostale (ARO), and SPDR Gold Shares (GLD). As many of you know, unusual options volume can be a valuable indicator as to what traders are thinking, and more importantly, where these stocks are heading in the […]

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SPDR Gold Shares Options (GLD): Unusual Trading Activity

| August 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
SPDR Gold Shares Options (GLD): Unusual Trading Activity

Options in the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) lit up our tracking system this morning with huge call buying activity.  The heavy activity is probably due to perceived volatility in the metal with all of the economic announcements due out over the next few days. Whether stimulus occurs or not, there is an argument that gold […]

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SPDR Gold Shares Options (GLD): Unusual Trading Activity

| June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments
SPDR Gold Shares Options (GLD): Unusual Trading Activity

Options in the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) almost broke our tracking system Friday.  The amount of activity in this name was monumental. I normally don’t point out options trades that have occurred in the past, but this activity was too large to ignore. You see, gold prices increased a staggering $60 per ounce on Friday.  […]

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GRPN, WMT, GLD Options — Unusual Trading Activity — May 18, 2012

| May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments
GRPN, WMT, GLD Options — Unusual Trading Activity — May 18, 2012

This week we’re going back to take a look at some very unusual options trading activity in Groupon (GRPN), Wal-Mart (WMT), and SPDR Gold Shares (GLD). As many of you know, unusual options volume can be a valuable indicator as to what traders are thinking, and more importantly, where these stocks are heading in the […]

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SPDR Gold Shares Options (GLD): Unusual Trading Activity

| May 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
SPDR Gold Shares Options (GLD): Unusual Trading Activity

Options in the SPDR Gold Shares (GLD) lit up our radar with enormous volume right at the close yesterday.  And it continues this morning. Our tracking system is showing heavy put buying concentrated on the GLD May $143 strike contracts. Here’s the kicker. Yesterday one trader came in and purchased 20,000 contracts of this May […]

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