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Oil Bears Hit a Gusher

Oil Bears Hit a Gusher

These investors may have taken the position to buy puts to protect profits, but remain in their long position.

KKR Bulls Seek, Find Quick Yield

KKR Bulls Seek, Find Quick Yield

These investors may have believed that shares of KKR had much further upside into the beginning of 2019, as rising interest rates behoove M&A related companies to seek financing for deals while costs are cheap.

How General Motors Call Prices Doubled

How General Motors Call Prices Doubled

Options traders doubled their money in General Motors Corp. calls on the back of a much better than expected earnings report.

Tesaro Bulls Double Their Money

Tesaro Bulls Double Their Money

These investors could have purchased those in-the-money calls to create a synthetically long position in the underlying common stock.

How Clovis Calls Prices Increased Overnight

How Clovis Calls Prices Increased Overnight

Trying to find a bottom in share price can be difficult, but these investors may have wanted to wager a retrace was do with an equivalent 2.18% 'stop-loss' should their idea take longer to play out.

Downside Pay Pal options Soared on Wednesday

Downside Pay Pal options Soared on Wednesday

PayPal Inc. bears feasted this week as a sharp tech sector selloff drove put option prices through the roof.

Brazilian Politics Send Call Prices Soaring

Brazilian Politics Send Call Prices Soaring

Investors may have believed that the stock of EWZ had recently made a bullish double-bottom technical chart pattern, as well has had the foresight to believe any change in the country's politics may be a boost to the local economy.

Nvidia Heats Up, Driving Call Prices Higher

Nvidia Heats Up, Driving Call Prices Higher

Shares of NVDA have had quite a run over the past couple of years, yet these investors likely believed there was more good news left to drive the fundamentals behind the stock higher.

Bulls Score Big on Japan's Rise

Bulls Score Big on Japan's Rise

Those calls traded up to $1.30 on Monday, October 1, more than twice their purchase price. The stock rose 2.8% at the same time, illustrating the kind of leverage one can get with options.

How Bed Bath & Beyond Bears Scored Big

How Bed Bath & Beyond Bears Scored Big

Bed Bath management, unable to turn things around for the past several quarters, may have caused these investors to either make a bearish bet against the shares for the upcoming earnings report or protect their holdings with the insurance of owning puts against their stock.