Sat 2:29 AM CT
3,000 January 67.50 calls bought mostly for $1 against open interest of 488 contracts.
December 3, 2016
December 2, 2016
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.
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.
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.
Fri 8:14 AM CT
Technology has lagged other sectors in the recent rally, and option activity underscores concerns about more downside potential.
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.
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.
December 1, 2016
Thu 11:36 AM CT
Heavy put selling in Dow Chemical may reflect confidence in the broad industrial rally, at least in the near term.
Thu 10:07 AM CT
Semiconductors have been a strong cyclical growth trade in the post-election rally, but some leading chip makers have been pulling back this week.
Thu 8:14 AM CT
The SPDR Health Care Fund has given up all of its gains since the presidential election, but some companies are showing signs of life.
Thu 7:47 AM CT
Many financials are at levels not seen since the crash of 2008, but yesterday's largest option trade sees more upside for the banking giant.
Thu 7:16 AM CT
Even after the energy sector's big rally yesterday, apparently not everyone is convinced that all oil stocks will go to the moon.
November 30, 2016
Wed 11:30 AM CT
The insurance firm has been ripping higher with the rest of the sector, but a large investor apparently believes that further gains will be limited.
Wed 10:13 AM CT
The underwear maker is down 12 percent in the last three months but is attracting bullish option activity for the second session in a row.
Wed 9:51 AM CT
The weight-loss company has jumped 9 percent in the last month, but traders are preparing for a possible drop by early next year.
Wed 8:22 AM CT
The motorcycle icon is up 14 percent in the last three months, and one investor is looking for the uptrend to continue through the end of the year.
Wed 8:02 AM CT
The SPDR S&P Metals & Mining Fund has soared 27 percent in the last month, and a large investor is rolling calls for more gains.
Wed 7:47 AM CT
A large investor is looking for gains the athletic-apparel giant in coming weeks but is shrinking the size of the position.
Wed 7:16 AM CT
The maker of recreational vehicles spiked higher on strong quarterly results yesterday, and one trader is looking for even more gains.
Wed 6:45 AM CT
The financial firm has rallied 14 percent in the last three months, but one large trader is positioning for a possible pullback in coming weeks.
November 29, 2016
Tue 12:31 PM CT
Chinese stocks have been making a comeback recently, and option traders are looking for more gains in coming months.
Tue 11:55 AM CT
Traders are apparently looking for the media and entertainment giant to rally after its next earnings report in February.
Tue 10:20 AM CT
The home-furnishings retailer has risen 27 percent in the last month, and traders are looking for more gains by Christmas.
Tue 9:07 AM CT
The casino operator reported bullish quarterly results on Nov. 3 and has risen 23 percent in the last three months.
Tue 8:22 AM CT
The platinum and palladium producer has jumped 14 percent in the last month, and one investor is looking for more gains by early 2018.
Tue 8:02 AM CT
An investor is rolling calls forward in the digital-storage company, which has already soared 31 percent in the last three months.
Tue 7:47 AM CT
The home-products retailer has risen 12 percent in the last month, but traders are positioning for a possible drop by Christmas.
Tue 7:16 AM CT
The hotel operator has surged 17 percent in the last month, but traders apparently believe that it may have run too far too fast.
Tue 6:45 AM CT
The game developer is up 16 percent in the last month three months, and one investor is giving the stock another year to advance.
November 28, 2016
Mon 12:47 PM CT
A large trade is apparently anticipating good news on two fronts from the biotechnology company by early next year.
Mon 11:28 AM CT
Traders are positioning for a possible drop in the chemical company, which has fallen 17 percent in the last month.
Mon 10:03 AM CT
The network-technology company, which has risen 10 percent in the last month, is scheduled to report earnings before the market opens on Dec. 8.
Mon 9:08 AM CT
A large put seller apparently believes that there is a floor in shares of the online-payment service, which is up 7 percent in the last three months.
Mon 8:28 AM CT
Motor homes have ridden a wave of economic optimism and strong results. A call roll Friday bet on another strong quarterly report tonight.
Mon 8:14 AM CT
An investor is increasing a bullish position in the oil and natural-gas producer, which has risen 9 percent in the last three months.
Mon 8:02 AM CT
The drug company has dropped 13 percent in the last three months, but one investor is counting on a bounce by Christmas.
Mon 7:47 AM CT
The network-technology company has gained 13 percent in the last three months, and investors see the potential for more upside.
Mon 7:16 AM CT
Investors are looking for a bounce in the iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index Fund, which is down 3 percent in the last month.
Mon 6:45 AM CT
The iron-ore and coal miner has rocketed 56 percent in the last three months, and traders are playing for even more gains.
Mon 6:14 AM CT
The Latin-themed restaurant operator is up 28 percent in the last three months, and traders are hungry for more gains by spring.
Mon 5:47 AM CT
The natural-gas and oil producer is up 21 percent in the last three months, but traders are positioning for a possible pullback this week.
Mon 5:16 AM CT
The oil and natural-gas producer has rallied 25 percent in the last three months, but December put buyers are positioning for a possible drop.
Mon 4:45 AM CT
Traders are making cheap bets on more gains in the offshore energy-drilling contractor, which has jumped 8 percent in the last week.
Mon 4:14 AM CT
The offshore energy driller has jumped 17 percent in the last month, and one large position is looking for the stock to hold its ground.
November 25, 2016