Tag: unusual trading activity

PCG, AZN Options – Unusual Trading Activity – June 23, 2014

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
PCG, AZN Options – Unusual Trading Activity – June 23, 2014

This week we’re taking a look at unusual options trading activity in PG&E (PCG) and AstraZeneca (AZN). 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 short-term. This is something professional options traders pay a lot of attention […]

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JNK, OIH Options – Unusual Trading Activity – June 16, 2014

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JNK, OIH Options – Unusual Trading Activity – June 16, 2014

This week we’re taking a look at unusual options trading activity in SPDR Barclays Capital High Yield Bond ETF (JNK) and Market Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH). 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 short-term. This […]

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CTL Options, PVA Options – Unusual Trading Activity – June 9, 2014

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CTL Options, PVA Options – Unusual Trading Activity – June 9, 2014

This week we’re taking a look at unusual options trading activity in CenturyLink (CTL) and Penn Virginia (PVA). 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 short-term. This is something professional options traders pay a lot of […]

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CFX, AUY Options – Unusual Trading Activity – June 2, 2014

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CFX, AUY Options – Unusual Trading Activity – June 2, 2014

Editor’s Note: After today, our office will be closed the rest of the week for summer break. You will receive your next article on Monday, June 9th. This week we’re taking a look at unusual options trading activity in Colfax (CFX) and Yamana Gold (AUY). As many of you know, unusual options volume can be a valuable indicator […]

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XOP, DOW Options – Unusual Trading Activity – May 28, 2014

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XOP, DOW Options – Unusual Trading Activity – May 28, 2014

This week we’re taking a look at unusual options trading activity in SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP) and Dow Chemical (DOW). 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 short-term. This is […]

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WAG, GLW Options – Unusual Trading Activity – May 19, 2014

| May 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
WAG, GLW Options – Unusual Trading Activity – May 19, 2014

This week we’re taking a look at unusual options trading activity in Walgreen (WAG) and Corning (GLW). 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 short-term. This is something professional options traders pay a lot of attention […]

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Tiffany Options (TIF): Unusual Trading Activity

| May 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Tiffany Options (TIF): Unusual Trading Activity

Options on high end jewelry store Tiffany (TIF) are experiencing unusual activity this morning. Tiffany options are usually very low.  This is simply because it’s a name that options traders don’t pay a lot of attention to. However, with earnings due out before the bell tomorrow morning, the options are seeing some wild action. More […]

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Wal-Mart Options (WMT): Unusual Trading Activity

| May 16, 2012 | 0 Comments
Wal-Mart Options (WMT): Unusual Trading Activity

Options in mega retailer Wal-Mart (WMT) are showing large activity today. Don’t forget, we’re still focusing on heavy activity along with upcoming earnings. And with WMT reporting earnings tomorrow before the open, option traders are positioning for a rise in the stock price. Let’s remember, traders must be aware that Friday is May expiration.  However […]

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SPDR Select Technology Sector Fund Options (XLK): Unusual Trading Activity

| March 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
SPDR Select Technology Sector Fund Options (XLK): Unusual Trading Activity

Options in the Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLK) experienced an enormous amount of unusual trading activity on Friday. The stock closed down fractionally at $29.91, with gigantic options trades made on the bearish side. One such trade was made just after mid-day. One option trader came in and made the largest option trade on […]

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Ariad Pharmaceuticals Options (ARIA): Unusual Trading Activity

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Ariad Pharmaceuticals Options (ARIA): Unusual Trading Activity

Options in biopharmaceutical company Ariad Pharmaceuticals (ARIA) experienced a large amount of unusual trading activity yesterday. Ariad’s stock closed up 1.4% at $15.29, with options heavily skewed towards the bullish side. Just after the opening bell, one option trader came in and sold 5,000 contracts of the May 11 strike put options for an average […]

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