Henry Schwartz of Trade Alert identifies stocks that saw some strong institutional trading flow.
In options action, trading was very brisk in XLF Friday and sentient was decidedly cautious, as some players seem to be bracing for additional losses in XLF in the days/weeks ahead.
That's not a typo. Henry Schwartz of Trade Alert points out a substantial trade that bets the stock will rebound through May .
Henry Schwartz of Trade Alert points out bullish option trading in INTC, despite broad market weakness and cautious commentary on CNBC.
Retail investors are embracing the minis, and we look forward to further growth because it is a more specific measure of investor sentiment than the mix of institutional and retail seen in full-sized contracts.
Bullish flow is noted in several names, suggesting a few traders may be picking their spots for further upside into the spring.
Henry Schwartz of Trade Alert identified five stocks are seeing bullish activity in the options market.
Henry Schwartz of Trade Alert identifies stocks with bullish options activity.
With the recent two-week 28% jump in VIX, we might see a bit more volatility in March and, if so, a pickup of activity in the options pits on CBOE as well.
While all this put activity in the ETF is probably designed to hedge other positions, the timing is noteworthy.