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Newfield Exploration (NFX)

Trade Alert (9/10/13)

Newfield Exploration has been on the systems on multiple occasions and today starting to see buyers step up and now surpass the previous open interest of the Sep upside calls. The buyers started earlier paying up to $.30 for the NFX Sep 25 calls, and now with the stock easing back under $24, the largest blocks of the day have paid $.25...On the day the total options trade is 5250, with over 4800 in the Sep calls, and 4700 of these focused directly on the NFX Sep 25 calls, that trade up on the day with the stock off .83%, now $24.02.

Update 9/11: Twice at $.50-$.55 and $.75-$.85.

Exit 9/13: Closed at $.55.
United Parcel Service (UPS)

Trade Alert (9/18/13)

United Parcel Service is climbing along with other transports after the Fed's easy money announcement lifted sentiment, and now the bulls are looking for more. Heat Seeker shows heavy volume int he October 92.50 calls, with large blocks crossing for $0.68 to $1.. the price action is a little unusual in these, and there may have been a roll from the September 90s around the same time. But the overall action is definitely bullish and those October 92.50s are now offered for just $0.70, so they look pretty interesting. Total option volume is 7 times greater than average, with calls outnumbering puts by 7 to 1. UPS rose 0.93 percent to $90.73.

Update 9/20: At $1.05-$1.08.

Exit 9/23: Closed at $.65-$.70.
Yahoo (YHOO)
InsideOptions Pro

Trade Alert (9/24/13)

Yahoo is consoldating above its highs from early 2008, and the bulls are looking for a rally in the very near term! Heat Seeker shows the purchase of more than 10,000 September4 weekly 31 calls expiring this Friday for $0.32 to $0.45, with the largest block pricing at the higher end of that range. Total option volume is still below average, but calls outnumber puts by 26 to 1. YHOO rose 2.63 percent to $31.06.

Update 9/24: At $.74-$.77.

Update 9/25: At $1.03-$1.07.

Exit 9/20: Closed at $1.56-$1.60.
Tibco Software (TIBX)
InsideOptions Pro

Trade Alert (9/19/13)

Tibco Software has been working its way higher since April, and the bulls are looking for more. Heat Seeker shows the purchase of 2,900 October 24 calls, most of which priced for $1.35, against open interest of 413 contracts. Total option volume is twice the daily average, with calls outnumbeirng puts by more than 4 to 1. TIBX, which reports earnings on Sept. 19 after the bell, rose 2.17 percent to $23.57.

Update 9/19: At $2.05-$2.15.

Exit 9/20: Closed at $2.70-$2.95.

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