February 16, 2017 by Dan • Big Printin'

I’ll offer one of our usual disclaimers when it comes to discussing unusual options activity, we don’t place a whole heck of a lot of credence in it, without intimate knowledge of the trade, the trader’s …

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February 16, 2017 by Mike Khouw • Big Printin'

Yesterday on Fast Money we discussed some unusual Options Action in Home Depot (HD) which hit a new high of 142.66 today. Specifically we saw an opening buyer pay .42 for 1,332 March 150 calls. Ultimately …

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February 15, 2017 by Dan • Big Printin'

Shortly before noon there was a large print in Lowe’s (LOW) calls that I thought was worth discussing for a handful of reasons. First, the stock is up nearly 2% today, trading at 5 month …

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February 15, 2017 by Mike & Mark • Big Printin'

Yesterday, on CNBC’s Fast Money I highlighted some substantial bearish activity in Freeport-McMoRan (FCX). Specifically short-dated puts traded over 81,000 contracts, well above the 31,600 20 day average put volume. Most of the activity was …

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February 9, 2017 by Dan • Big Printin'

Yesterday in this space we discussed the price action in crude oil as it nears an important psychological level of $50 ($XOP til You Drop) and the year to date under-performance in energy stocks.  Shares of …

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February 8, 2017 by Dan • Big Printin'

Earlier today my pal Brian Kelly argued If Oil Breaks $50 The Investing Game Could Change: The predominant theme in the markets is the “reflation” trade. For those who have been living in a Scientology compound …

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January 27, 2017 by Dan • Big Printin'

The largest trade in the options market today, in contract terms was in the XLF, the S&P Financial Select etf. When the etf was trading $23.63 at 3:20pm a trader bought to open 152,000 of …

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January 25, 2017 by riskreversal • Big Printin'

Investors are scrambling to expand the realm of the sorts of industries, companies, products and services that might fit the narrative of increased infrastructure spending. While tech stocks largely under-performed the initial post election gains …

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January 17, 2017 by riskreversal • Big Printin'

Citibank (C) reports Q4 earnings tomorrow morning before the open. The options market is implying about a 2.5% one day post earnings move tomorrow, which is above the 4 qtr average one day post earnings …

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