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Thursday, February 11, 2016


Short-term put buyers hitting Starbucks

Thu 2:31 PM CT
The coffee giant has fallen 10 percent in the last three months, and traders are positioning for more downside potential by the end of next week.
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Campbell Soup draws bearish trading

Thu 1:27 PM CT

Traders are buying February puts, apparently believing that the food company may drop before its quarterly results later this month.


Traders look for floor in Cardinal Health

Thu 12:01 PM CT

The health-care service company has fallen 11 percent in the last three months, but traders apparently believe that further downside potential will be limited.


Notable option activity in equity names

Thu 11:44 AM CT

Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with unusual option activity on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.


Videocast: VIX calls target 2008 level

Thu 10:58 AM CT

Group One's Mike Palmer says at least one trader is buying VIX May 70 calls, looking for levels not seen since September 2008.


Momentum bulls follow Yamana Gold

Thu 9:54 AM CT

The Toronto-based precious-metals miner has rallied 31 percent in the last three months, and traders are looking for more upside through its quarterly results next week.


Investor buys time for rally in Schwab

Thu 8:16 AM CT

A large trader is extending a bullish position in the discount brokerage, rolling calls from February to March for higher delta.


Long-term bet looks for Brazil rebound

Thu 7:47 AM CT

The iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund is down 20 percent in the last three months, but a large call spread is positioning for a rebound by early next year.

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