Huge Spread Targets Treasury Fund

The TLT Treasury exchange-traded fund is falling again today while the unusual options volume is dominated by a very large option spread.

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Will Wells Fargo Make a Comeback?

Wells Fargo dropped last week, but one investor apparently thinks that it will rebound.

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Why Volatility Index Has Been So Low

Why has the VIX been so low even when markets sell off?

When the CBOE Volatility Index surged from 14 to 17 within the span of just two sessions recently, TV anchors were saying that their top story was the jump in the so-called fear index from nearly five-year lows. But the VIX remained well below its long-term average around 20 and even its 200-day moving average at 18.55.

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Why Traders are Selling VXX Calls

The VXX volatility exchange-traded note is not far off last week’s all-time low, and traders apparently believe that any upside would be limited.

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Is The Telecom Rally Losing Its Legs?

Big telecoms are at long-term highs, and traders want to protect their gains. optionMONSTER’s Depth Charge monitoring program detected bearish put spreads in Verizon Communications and AT&T. They were very similar in structure and occurred around the same time, suggesting that they were the work of a single large investor….

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When To Use Combination Trades

There are really only four basic things that can be done in the options world: A trader can buy or sell a call or a put. All of the complex option positions out there with the funny names are simply combinations of the above. One thing to keep in mind…

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How Bullish Spread is Playing Sarepta

Sarepta Therapeutics tripled yesterday, and traders anticipate another 50 percent of upside.

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Three-way spread in American Eagle

A long-term spread tops the option trading in American Eagle Outfitters as its shares hold support.

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Bull fashions a trade in Abercrombie

Abercrombie & Fitch has been trying to bottom, and one investor expects a rally soon.

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Stock Market Forecast: GOOG, AAPL, AMZN

In this week’s stock market forecast, we will look at our stocks to watch such as Amazon (AMZN), Autozone (AZO), Apple (AAPL), ISRG, Google (GOOG), Priceline (PCLN), Green Mountain Coffee and WW Grainger. Looking for entries and trend with the overall stock market forecast, can be a powerful trading tool….

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Long-Term Bearish Strategy In Newmont

A trader is using long-term options to play Newmont Mining instead of taking a direct position in the stock.

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Financial Index Attracts Nervous Trade

Traders are getting nervous about financials as the market continues to struggle.

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