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Frederic Ruffy
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Microsoft, El Paso Grab Options Action

May. 26, 2011, 4:27 pm EDT – Options trading slow but Microsoft, (NASDAQ: MSFT), Tiffany (NYSE: TIF) and El Paso (NYSE: EP) garner strong volume. More 

Tesla Powers Up as SPY Options Drop

May. 25, 2011, 4:47 pm EDT – Options trading moderate with Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) and PowerShares Bullish Dollar Fund (NYSE: UUP) rising as the CBOE Volatility Index (CBOE: VIX) fell. More 

Bulls Flock to Retailers American Eagle, Saks

May. 24, 2011, 5:36 pm EDT – Retailers American Eagle (NYSE: AEO) and Saks ((NYSE: SKS) saw bullish options trades while Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and China-Biotics (NASDAQ: CHBT) were slammed. More 

VIX Rallies in Options Trading Today

May. 23, 2011, 4:31 pm EDT – Bears rule options trading with the CBOE Volatility Index (CBOE: VIX) touching 20 though Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) finds some fans. More 

Option Troubles Sends VIX Higher

May. 20, 2011, 3:53 pm EDT – Options expiration Friday trading busy with Cheniere Energy (AMEX: LNG), CBOE Volatility Index (CBOE: VIX), The Gap (NYSE: GPS) and Aeropostale (NYSE: ARO). More 

Expedia, Freeport Grab Option Spotlight

May. 19, 2011, 4:33 pm EDT – Options trading mild for expiration Thursday though Expedia (NASDAQ: EXPE), Freeport McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) grab some volume. More 

Traders Buy BofA Calls, XLI Industrial Puts

May. 18, 2011, 4:15 pm EDT – Options trading quiet while volume flows to Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) Hershey (NYSE: HSY) and SPDR Industrials ETF (NYSE: XLI). More 

Hewlett, Dell See Huge Option Trading

May. 17, 2011, 4:36 pm EDT – Options trading was active in Hewlett Packard (NYSE: HPQ) and Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) as personal computer market contracts. More 

Yahoo, Morgan Busy in Options Today

May. 16, 2011, 4:50 pm EDT – Options trading quiet though Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO), Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) and Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) grab some volume. More 

Nvidia, Sachs Hit in Options Trading

May. 13, 2011, 5:47 pm EDT – Options trading moderate as bears take control of Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS), Nvdia (NASDAQ: NVDA). More