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Unusual Options Activity In Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF $XLF

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Unusual Options Activity In Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF $XLF

Unusual Options Activity In Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF $XLF           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. This is something professional options traders pay a lot of attention to, […]

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You Can Finally Buy Bank Stocks!

| July 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
You Can Finally Buy Bank Stocks!

It’s taken longer than many had hoped, but I think banks are finally a buy. This sector has punished some highly successful investors who tried to bargain-hunt too soon after the 2008 crash. In my view, their mistake was ignoring business momentum in concepts such as “capital levels” and “valuations.” Simply put, my bullishness isn’t […]

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XLF, HOT, MSFT Options — Unusual Trading Activity — June 15, 2012

| June 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
XLF, HOT, MSFT Options — Unusual Trading Activity — June 15, 2012

This week we’re going back to take a look at some very unusual options trading activity in Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF), Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (HOT), and Microsoft (MSFT). As many of you know, unusual options volume can be a valuable indicator as to what traders are thinking, and more importantly, where these […]

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Financial Select Sector SPDR Options (XLF): Unusual Trading Activity

| June 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Financial Select Sector SPDR Options (XLF): Unusual Trading Activity

Options in the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF) are trading the largest volume of 2012 this morning.  Our tracking system is lighting up with call buyers. Option traders are concentrating their buying on the June and July $14 and $15 call options. Just over the last few trading days, option traders have spontaneously changed […]

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BBY, HPQ, XLF Options — Unusual Trading Activity — May 25, 2012

| May 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
BBY, HPQ, XLF Options — Unusual Trading Activity — May 25, 2012

This week we’re going back to take a look at some very unusual options trading activity in Best Buy (BBY), Hewlett Packard (HPQ), and the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF). As many of you know, unusual options volume can be a valuable indicator as to what traders are thinking, and more importantly, where these […]

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Financial Select Sector SPDR Options (XLF): Unusual Trading Activity

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Financial Select Sector SPDR Options (XLF): Unusual Trading Activity

Options in the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF) are trading enormous volume this morning.  Our tracking system just keeps lighting up with put buyers. Option traders are concentrating their buying on a specific June strike. What’s more, since the Volatility Index is down, traders aren’t paying a lot of money for premiums today. In […]

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XLF, GOOG, WFC Options — Unusual Trading Activity — April 13, 2012

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments
XLF, GOOG, WFC Options — Unusual Trading Activity — April 13, 2012

This week we’re going to take a look at some very unusual options trading activity in Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF), Google (GOOG), and Wells Fargo (WFC). 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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Financial Select Sector SPDR Options (XLF): Unusual Trading Activity

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments
Financial Select Sector SPDR Options (XLF): Unusual Trading Activity

Options in the Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF) are already trading enormous volume this morning.  Our tracking system just keeps flashing with put buyers.  Option traders are buying multiple strikes across multiple months. What’s more, they’re paying a lot of money for the premiums. The largest volume is in the June contracts, which have […]

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Sectors To Watch: Financials Hold The Key To The Markets Next Move

| March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
Sectors To Watch:  Financials Hold The Key To The Markets Next Move

Did you know that financials are the best performing sector so far this year? The Financial Select Sector SPDR (XLF) is up an eye-popping 22% this year.  That’s an impressive run any way you slice it. Financials are beating out strong performances from the tech stocks (up 19%) and consumer discretionary stocks (up 15%) for […]

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