David Russell

David Russell is the creator of our researchLAB service. He's also an analyst and reporter for optionMONSTER®, including InsideOptions™. Previously he was a producer for CNBC and a contributor to its online site. Before that, he spent more than five years at Bloomberg News covering the debt and equity markets. Early in his career, Mr. Russell served as a Marine Corps infantryman in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Recent Articles By The Author

Raytheon Call-Buyers Are Locked In

Raytheon Call-Buyers Are Locked In

Raytheon is trying to bounce and option traders are locked in.

American Express Bulls Are Betting on a Rebound

American Express Bulls Are Betting on a Rebound

American Express has taken a beating, but now the bulls are back.

Bulls Move Back Into Homebuilders

Bulls Move Back Into Homebuilders

Homebuilders have taken a hit recently, but option traders were bullish on the sector on Thursday.

Gannett Bears Have a Read on the Newspaper Publisher

Gannett Bears Have a Read on the Newspaper Publisher

Bearish option traders have a read on Gannett as the newspaper publisher pulls back from long-term highs.

New Gold Bulls Mine for Upside

New Gold Bulls Mine for Upside

Precious metals rallied Monday, and bullish option traders targeted miner New Gold.

E-House China Bulls Pile Into the Chinese Real-Estate Company

E-House China Bulls Pile Into the Chinese Real-Estate Company

Bullish option traders are piling into E-House China as it rebounds from long-term lows.

IMAX Bulls Turn Fast Money

IMAX Bulls Turn Fast Money

IMAX has been a great name for the bulls, and Wednesday the profits came quick.

Options Traders Are Piling Into Steel Dynamics

Options Traders Are Piling Into Steel Dynamics

Steel makers have been strong recently, and option traders are piling into Steel Dynamics ahead of its earnings report next week.

Sirius XM's Bullish Options Traders Are Tuning in Again

Sirius XM's Bullish Options Traders Are Tuning in Again

Option traders are returning to Sirius XM after tripling their money in the satellite-radio company earlier this year.

Bears Are Looking for New Lows in Avon Products Options

Bears Are Looking for New Lows in Avon Products Options

Avon Products has been in a death spiral for a long time, and the bears are looking for another leg lower.