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Saturday, December 3, 2016

BHI

Bulls targeting Baker Hughes

Sat 2:29 AM CT 3,000 January 67.50 calls bought mostly for $1 against open interest of 488 contracts. Read on »

BHI
EFA

Cautious trade before vote in Italy

Fri 12:36 PM CT

A large trade is positioning for a possible drop in a global exchange-traded fund ahead of this weekend's constitutional referendum in Italy.

HLT

Bulls come back for more in Hilton

Fri 11:08 AM CT

The hotel operator is up 12 percent in the last month, and traders are buying calls in the name for the second session in a row.

SBUX

Starbucks get vote of confidence

Fri 10:01 AM CT

The coffee giant is trading lower after announcing that Howard Schultz is stepping down as CEO, but traders apparently believe that further declines will be limited.

XLK

Puts indicate more caution in tech

Fri 8:14 AM CT

Technology has lagged other sectors in the recent rally, and option activity underscores concerns about more downside potential.

GLD

Big trade looks for bounce in gold

Fri 7:47 AM CT

Precious metals have taken a beating in recent months, but a large position is apparently looking for a rebound in gold by the spring.

XLP

Consumer staples face put buying

Fri 7:16 AM CT

As bulls have charged into riskier stocks, money has flowed out of consumer staples. And one large trade is prepared for that trend to continue.

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