Very Unusual Call Options: Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO), Joy Global (NYSE:JOY), DISH Network (DISH)

It’s been a crazy busy day of solid and interesting, and sometimes unusual option trades. There’s been a good number of put option trades that caught our eye, but again, we like to focus on the call buys here at

Unusual Short Term Call Buys: Devon Energy (DVN), Steel Dynamics (STLD)

It’s been a slow start to the Tuesday options trading, with not a lot of unusual, or large, or unusually large call buys today.  The only two notable call buys were seen in Devon Energy Corp (DVN), and in Steel

Most Unusual Option Trades: Actavis Plc (NYSE:ACT), Itau Unibanco (NYSE:ITUB), Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE:BK).

It’s been a fairly busy day of unusual options trades, and we’ve been noticing a lot more put buys than is normal, today.  But we like to focus on the call buys and there’s been several interesting and or unusual

Unusual Friday Option Trade Profits In Avanir Pharmaceuticals (AVNR)

If you’ve seen the action in Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc (AVNR) today, you’ll know that insider trading is alive an well in America.  And the SEC continues to do little to nothing about it.  They are about as useful as Rob

Friday Breakouts: Conversant (CNVR), 21Vianet Group (VNET), Ocean Power Tech (OPTT), El Pollo Loco (LOCO), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB)

The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P are all weak today, as they are down .3% to .45%, but a few companies are bucking that trend and are up big on good volume.  Some of the biggest gaining Nasdaq stocks have been Conversant (CNVR), 21Vianet

Big Call Option Buyers Tap Into Staples (SPLS) and Molson Coors Brewing (TAP)

It’s shaping up to be a busy Friday for unusual call buying activity, AND repeat buying in one case.    Two of the most interesting call buys were seen in Staples Inc (SPLS), one that saw a lot of call buying

NYSE Breakouts: Vitamin Shoppe (VSI), Taminco Corp (TAM), Vail Resorts (MTN), Jumei International (JMEI), Nautilus, Inc (NLS)

Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI) jumped over 5 percent today heavier than normal volume after the  vitamin retailer shares were upgraded by Morgan Stanley.  Morgan Stanley upgraded VSI to an overweight with a price target of $49 today.   Naturally, investors jumped all

Why They’re Hot: Rockwell Medical (RMTI), GoGo Inc (GOGO), Rada Electronic Ind (RADA), Magnum Hunter Resources (MHR), Neptune Technologies (NEPT)

Rockwell Medical (NASDAQ:RMTI) jumped over 7 percent today after the  manufacturer of hemodialysis concentrate solutions and dialysis kits had coverage initiated by FBR Capital Markets .  FBR announced that it initiated coverage of RMTI with an underperfom rating and a

Call Traders Tune Into Pandora Media (P) in a Big Way

The market may be struggling today, but that doesn’t mean the smart money isn’t buying calls still.  The largest call buy of the day so  far was just seen in Pandora Media (P).  Actually, there has been two big call

Why They’re Up Huge: On Track Innovations (OTIV), Net Element Intl (NETE), NPS Pharmaceuticals (NPSP)

The Dow, Nasdaq, and S&P are all struggling to stay afloat, but a few companies are managing to buck the trend and skyrocket on huge volume.  Some of the biggest gaining Nasdaq stocks have been On Track Innovations (OTIV), Net