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Bloomberg: Buy-Writing to the Bank

For the first time since 2011, speculators using the buy-write strategy are beating the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.... More »
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Hot Options Report: FB Calls Top The List

Top Ten Most Active Equity Options And Strikes For Wednesday, July 29... More »
POT

Size OTM POT Calls Trade

6000 POT Aug 28 weekly calls went up in 1 block on the CBOE marked regular. ... More »
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Hot Options Report: Ford (F) Calls Win The Race

Top Ten Most Active Equity Options And Strikes For Tuesday, July28... More »
LYB

Long-Term LYB Call Spreads Trade

12500 LYB Jan 2016 95/100 call spreads went up in 2 blocks on the PHLX ... More »
MTOR

Post-Earnings MTOR Call Buyers

3736 MTOR Sep 13 calls went up in 1 block on the PHLX marked regular. ... More »
GOLD

Q2 Gold Demand Suffers

Gold futures have chopped around over the past several sessions, driven by trader indecision. ... More »
chinese-stocks

Bloomberg: China ETF Hedging Costs Soar

If U.S. investors thought it was difficult to make money from the boom in China’s stock market, they’re probably finding it even tougher to try to profit from a bust.... More »

Volatility Trading Digest – Adding Cyclical Perspective

Trade selection using volatility as the primary criteria. Different trades for different volatility opportunities.... More »
XCO

XCO Upside Calls Trading

5000 XCO Dec 2 calls went up in 1 block & 20k calls traded total for .04-.05 as traders looked like they closed some short call positions. ... More »
TWTR

Long-Dated ATM TWTR Call Buys

5885 TWTR Jan 2017 35 calls went up in 1 block & given the huge OI this could be an ITM close to a call sale at higher prices. ... More »
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Hot Options Report: PFE Puts At The Top

Top Ten Most Active Equity Options And Strikes For Monday, July 27th... More »
DAX

Bloomberg: German Bulls

Last week’s decline in German equities did little to quell the spirits of bulls in the options market.... More »
buy-t-bond

Bonds On A Bullish Bounce

30 year US Treasury bonds have rebounded from their sell off earlier this year. ... More »
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Option Block 450: Earnings Madness Continues

Earnings season. ABC's Wide World of Sports tagline applies: The thrill of victory. The agony of defeat.... More »
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Hot Options Report: AAPL Calls Come On Strong!

Top Ten Most Active Equity Options And Strikes For Friday, July 24th... More »

Size OTM POT Calls Trade

6000 POT Aug 28 weekly calls went up in 1 block on the CBOE marked regular. More...

Long-Term LYB Call Spreads Trade

12500 LYB Jan 2016 95/100 call spreads went up in 2 blocks on the PHLX More...
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