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Bears Shopping at Kroger Ahead of Earnings

Feb. 28, 2012, 1:43 pm EDT – Options traders use April puts and March calls to target eventual downside in Kroger. The grocer reports earnings on Thursday. More 

Options Action in Gildan, Express Scripts

Jul. 22, 2011, 12:28 pm EDT – Options trading at midday led by Gildan Activewear (NYSE: GIL), Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX), Athenahealth (NASDAQ: ATHN). More 

Options Guys Say Sell the Car and Get a HOG

Jun. 6, 2011, 12:12 pm EDT – Traders took profits on General Motors (NYSE: GM) options while buying calls on Harley Davidson (NYSE: HOG). More 

Buyout Bid has Ralcorp Options Rising

May. 9, 2011, 9:28 am EDT – ConAgra’s (NYSE: CAG) takeover bid has spurred volume in the options of Ralcorp (NYSE: RAH). More 

Options Investors Like Urban Outfitters

Apr. 7, 2011, 9:56 am EDT – Some options traders believe Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) will bounce back after a poor earning report a month ago. More 

AmEx Options Busy As Stock Sputters

Mar. 31, 2011, 3:28 pm EDT – The stock of American Express (NYSE: AXP) has been stuck but the options draw some interest. More 

Metals and Coal the Sectors to Watch

Mar. 28, 2011, 12:41 pm EDT – Investors are turning to metal and coal sectors stocks like Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX), Molycorp (NYSE: MCP), and Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU). More 

Unusual Options Trades in Affymax, AK Steel

Mar. 25, 2011, 12:59 pm EDT – Normally quiet Affymax (NASDAQ: AFFY) and AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) saw high volume option trades this morning. More 

Bulls Buying Retail Sector Options

Mar. 24, 2011, 12:37 pm EDT – Options trading was active in Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) and SPDR S&P Retail Fund (NYSE: XRT). More 

SPDR Industrial Fund Sees Huge Put Volume

Mar. 22, 2011, 2:12 pm EDT – The SPDR Industrial Fund (NYSE: XLI) receives a huge put option trade as bears claw sector. More