NEW YORK, Sept 19- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's record public offering of shares on Friday further spurred already elevated activity in Yahoo Inc's options, pushing volume on the U.S. Shares of Alibaba, in which Yahoo holds a big stake, surged 38 percent in their first day of trading on Friday, valuing the company at $231 billion by the close of trading.» Read More
As this name shoots to the upside, "DrJ" said there is a lot of call buying.
Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities with an options play on Microsoft.
Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald, with an options play on Under Armour, using a put spread collar.
Scott Nations, NationsShares, with an options protection play on Goldman Sachs.
Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group, with a currency play on the Australian dollar and Japanese yen.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on the MF Global bankruptcy, and offers a deeper look at what happened. Also, impact on oil, with David Greenberg, Greenberg Capital founder. And the Fast Money traders weigh in on who stands to benefit from MF Global's demise.
The yield on the U.S. ten-year note has fallen sharply over the past 3 months even as investors have flocked to Treasuries. Could now be the time to exit your position in U.S. debt? Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities president weighs in.
With Baidu's stock having surged after a strong earnings report, Brian Stutland of Stutland Equities explains how to trade the Internet name using options.
Roughly 28 million contracts exchanged hands Thursday, nearly 10 million more contracts than normal, trader Jon Najarian said.
Jeffrey Christian, MD at CPM Group, says he expects a lot of volatility across all commodity asset classes till January. He explains why.
Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities, with a play on an in the money call spread on BP.
Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald, with an options play on the materials sector.
Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group, with a risk-on currency play on the Australian dollar.
Asian financial markets have shown in recent months that they remain extremely vulnerable to economic shocks, but some investors have been riding this volatility, using the selloff to shop for cheap stocks and bonds and investing in esoteric products to profit from the turmoil.
Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald, has the options's play on FCX, and CNBC's Jon Fortt with the latest details from Microsoft's conference call.
Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities, with the options play on home builders.
Jeremy Wien, Peak 6 Investments, with the volatility play on market uncertainty.
Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald, with the options play on Las Vegas Sands.
Scott Nations, NationsShares has the options play on Green Mountain stock with a call spread.
Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group with a play on the Canadian dollar versus the U.S. dollar, and the S&P 500.