12/09/13 - 10:44 AM EST
A few noteworthy block trades in QQQ options on the heels of the report seemed to be expressing confidence that the strength will continue through year end.
12/06/13 - 09:52 AM EST
The recent pause in the broad market rally is a good thing for stock pickers, because option order flow in individual names becomes can be a clear 'tell' in terms of bullish and bearish picks of the larger institutions.
11/25/13 - 11:31 AM EST
There are a few possible reasons why players are taking positions in December upside calls and why implied volatility in the options on the stock is moving higher as well.
11/15/13 - 10:54 AM EST
Once options prices stabilize we'll be able to see just how strong the demand to get short TWTR may be.
11/14/13 - 12:33 PM EST
One of the largest trades this year in Bank of America options printed on Wednesday, and one of the largest among all single-stocks YTD, excluding dividend trades.
11/07/13 - 10:13 AM EST
It's worth a closer look at FB options flow to gain some insight into how the TWTR IPO is likely to play out.
11/05/13 - 10:15 AM EST
Groupon is due to report quarterly results after the closing bell Thursday, and overall options flow seems to be expressing concerns that shares might fall on the results.
10/30/13 - 10:57 AM EDT
On the surface, the hefty trade in FB might seem like an outright bearish play.
10/29/13 - 10:57 AM EDT
As the demand for large institutional hedges has faded (for the moment at least), volume in the VIX trading pit has dropped off considerably.
10/25/13 - 11:04 AM EDT
Muddy Waters Research made a mess of NQ, sending shares to $10 from $23.