Category Archives: Business

Friday Call Option Surges: Take-Two Interactive (TTWO), Manitowoc Company (MTW)

Not quite as busy today on the unusual call option trades, which is no surprise, as even insiders take a break on the last long weekend of the summer.  However there were a couple unusual call buys this morning in

Trader Doubles Quickly on GoPro Inc (GPRO) Call Options

Yesterday, a trader telegraphed a rally in GoPro Inc (GPRO) shares with their call buying spree.  We wrote about that buy here.  There’s been more action in the October $55 calls today. But before we get to that, as we

Call Option Surges: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras (PBR) and Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX)

It was such a busy morning for unusually large call buys but unfortunately we were away from the office.  While we have missed the boat on some, here’s a couple that haven’t taken off since their large call buys this

Most Unusual Call Option Buys: GoPro Inc (GPRO) and EZchip Semiconductor (EZCH)

Thursday has been a crazy busy day for unusual options trades, especially the calls.  Two of the more interesting ones for us have been unusual call buys in GoPro Inc (GPRO) and EZchip Semiconductor (EZCH). First up was a quick

Bearish Option Trades in MGM Resorts International (MGM) and Boyd Gaming (BYD)

It seems some traders are expecting bad things in the casino sector, as they double down on puts in two big names this morning.  The first put buy was seen in MGM Resorts International (MGM), and that was followed by

Big Option Trader Plays with Activsion Blizzard (ATVI)

It’s been a busy week for unusual options trades so far this week, but will it continue into Wednesday?  Well it’s too early to tell yet, but we have seen a couple interesting trades, with one being in the options

Option Trader Hits The Call Buy Button on Ebay (EBAY)

It’s been a slow morning for unusual, large options trades, but we did see on very large call buyer come into EBAY Inc. (EBAY), just before 10 am today, Thursday August 14. The trader has a strong “feeling” that Ebay,

Very Healthy Call Buy in Kindred Healthcare (KND) Today

You know how much we love BIG call option buys in little known, thinly traded stocks. So we were happy to see this very large buy in Kindred Healthcare (KND) this morning. One trader bought 2,148 November $20 calls in

Big Call Buyer Pings Ciena Corporation (CIEN)

You know how much we love BIG call buys in tech companies. Well there was just a very large one seen in China based Ciena Corporation (CIEN) this morning. Just a little while ago we saw a trader buy 5,076

Nucor Corp (NUE) Attracts Huge Call Buy

The markets are taking off again today, and so too are the unusual call option buys.  One very large call buy that caught our attention today was in Nucor Corp (NUE). One big trader just bought 7,591 October $52.50 calls