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Option Traders Still Betting on Lower Volatility

Mar. 27, 2012, 10:47 am EST – Both the VIX and the VXX are increasingly popular among option traders as volatility is expected to keep dropping. More 

Differing Put Strategies Hit Live Nation and BP

Feb. 24, 2012, 1:16 pm EST – Live Nation puts are active in the option pits after earnings disappoint, and BP sees put sellers bet on support. More 

Is GM Back or Not?

Jun. 21, 2011, 12:00 pm EST – Options traders were active in General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: ADBE) this morning. More 

Sunoco & Temple-Inland Grab Put Sellers

Jun. 7, 2011, 12:07 pm EST – Options traders are selling puts in Sunoco (NYSE: SUN), Temple-Inland (NYSE: TIN). More 

Trader Seeks Small Fortune in Fortune Brands

Jun. 1, 2011, 11:47 am EST – Trader implements covered call trade in Fortune Brands (NYSE: FO) More 

Ralph Lauren Mauled by Option Bear

May. 31, 2011, 11:24 am EST – A bearish options trader sells 5,000 Polo Ralph Lauren (NYSE: RL) call options. More 

Option Volume Jumps in Ultra Petroleum

May. 24, 2011, 11:14 am EST – Options traders are selling calls in Ultra Petroleum (NYSE: UPL) as the stock rallies. More 

Finding Spare Change in Bond ETF Option

May. 19, 2011, 10:38 am EST – An options trader collects premium by selling puts in iShares Barclays 20 Year Treasury Bond Fund (NYSE: TLT) but risks huge losses if the market turns. More 

Traders Buy Puts in L-1, Cypress Semi

May. 11, 2011, 12:17 pm EST – Put option buying is active in L-1 Identity Solutions (NYSE: ID), Cypress Semiconductor (NASDAQ: CY). More 

Put Seller Seeks Life of O’Reilly

Apr. 13, 2011, 12:24 pm EST – Large put options trade in O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ: ORLY). More