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Options Recap: Bullish on Netflix, Visa

OptionMonster co-founder Pete Najarian provides options picks Monday, Wednesday and Friday in's Deep in the Money Calls newsletter.

David Russell, reporter for OptionMonster.

Trading turns bullish on Netflix (NFLX - Get Report): Stock and options trading turn bullish on the movie-rental company as investors position for NFLX to rally this week.

Options bet on comeback for Sepracor (SEPR): The biotechnology company gapped lower early this month, and at least one trader is betting on a rebound for the firm.

Trader stays bullish on Brazil stocks: One large investor is apparently still bullish on Brazil and used options to roll forward a protective position on the iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (EWZ).

Losing trades should be analyzed: Traders are usually willing to tell you all about their big winners, but it is often more instructive to look at the losers.

Bull bets on Visa (V - Get Report): At least one big investor, bullish on Visa ahead of the next earnings release, is selling puts and buying calls.

Monday Pre-Market:

Movies and the malls: Jon Najarian says his money's on teen and 'tween retailers getting the most "Transformational" business from this summer's blockbusters.

Options point to quick move for Mosaic (MOS - Get Report): Trading turned bullish on the fertilizer company Friday, with most investors expecting a quick rally in the shares.

Indexes remain in bearish patterns: With the bulk of earnings reports in the next two weeks from the big players, the situation is bound to change. For now, the indexes remain in the bearish price patterns noted earlier.

Options surge on FDA ruling for Eli Lilly (LLY - Get Report): Stock and options trading took a bullish turn in the pharmaceuticals company late Friday after the Food and Drug Administration approved the company's Effient blood-thinning drug.

Bulls look for breakout at Allergan (AGN - Get Report): Botox maker Allergan has been drifting sideways for more than three months, and now some traders are looking for a move higher.

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