Tag: increased option volume

Is There A Bull In That?

Relatively speaking we saw probably the best day for the bulls in the current holiday trading season. All of the major indices had some nice gains today and the volume wasn’t too bad (remember, relative to the past week). GMAC gets to dip into the TARP funds and that was a small catalyst along with

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Option Watch

Look at the option chains for the stocks listed below as their option activity has seen some tremendous increase today. Typically you can see what others are thinking by looking at the option volume and perhaps see some institutional action as well. As an example, Simpson Manufacturing ($SSD) had a nice 2,500 put spread between

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Option Watch

Look at the option chains for the stocks listed below as their option activity has seen some tremendous increase today. Typically you can see what others are thinking by looking at the option volume and perhaps see some institutional action as well. As an example, Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp ($ANH) had 5,000 calls for the

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Option Watch

Look at the option chains for the stocks listed below as their option activity has seen some tremendous increase today. Typically you can see what others are thinking by looking at the option volume and perhaps see some institutional action as well. As an example, $ASML had a nice 7,500 contract put spread between the

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Option Watch

Look at the option chains for the stocks listed below as their option activity has seen some tremendous increase today. Typically you can see what others are thinking by looking at the option volume and perhaps see some institutional action as well. As an example, $GR saw a nice 3,000 contract put butterfly go out

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Option Watch

A bit of indecision in the broader market today but the bulls did manage a small gain after gapping up at the open. Look at the option chains for the stocks listed below as their option activity has seen some tremendous increase today. Typically you can see what others are thinking by looking at the

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Option Watch

A bit of a non-event day ahead of tomorrow’s unemployment data with the bears winning out in the end. Look at the option chains for the stocks listed below as their option activity has seen some tremendous increase today. Typically you can see what others are thinking by looking at the option volume and perhaps

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Option Watch

Some bullish movement again today as reports are out that “short sellers” are closing up shop. Doubt it, but we’ll see. Let’s take a look at the option activity in today’s market. Look at the option chains for the stocks listed below as their option activity has seen some tremendous increase today. Typically you can

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Option Watch

The bulls fight back with a minor retracement today. Let’s take a look at some of the options data for today. Look at the option chains for the stocks listed below as their option activity has seen some tremendous increase today. Typically you can see what others are thinking by looking at the option volume

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Option Watch

Pretty hard selling in the market today and here are some key items that should help you in forming an opinion about certain stocks in this market environment. Look at the option chains for the stocks listed below as their option activity has seen some tremendous increase today. Typically you can see what others are

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