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One big options trader foresees more stormy weather for gold, but Brian Stutland is betting on calmer seas ahead.
"Yesterday we had a software bug; it wasn't any sort of hacking incident," William Brodsky, chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, said about why the system wasn't open for trading for three hours yesterday.
After delaying its open due to "downloading" issues, the Chicago Board Options Exchange reopened trading on all its products at 1:00 p.m. ET.
The world's busiest options exchange has been closed all day, reports Fast Money trader Jon Najarian. No word yet when the exchange will reopen. "Guys are sitting there scratching their heads, talking with each other trying to figure out what's going on," said Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group. Meanwhile, CNBC's Rick Santelli wonders if the trading systems have gotten too complex.
Netflix will report second quarter earnings after the bell on Monday, but traders are getting pretty excited ahead of time.
Boeing moved higher Friday morning, after news that the FAA is expected to approve Boeing's plan to fix its Dreamliner. One options trader got into the trade ahead of time.
Yahoo's earnings left traders with mixed emotions. One options trader placed a bet that Yahoo's next move will be to the downside.
Shares of Coca-Cola jumped 5 percent higher on Tuesday, after the company reported better-than-expected earnings and revenue. Here's how one options trader played the pop.
Gold continues to rip through levels of support like they are non-existent. The sell-off in gold has dragged the gold miners down with it.
This options trade took advantage of the panic selling of gold on Friday.
On Monday morning, one option trader took advantage of the uptick in the VIX to sell out-of-the-money puts on the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) expiring this week.
An options strategy ahead of JPMorgan's earning, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group.
The effects of the latest bird flu can already be seen in Chinese stocks, especially those in the travel or vacation business.
Traders are more aggressively selling puts and buying calls on Facebook after its announcement, which is a bullish sign for Facebook shares.
In the options market, big money can be made pretty quickly. For one trader, it only took a day. Here's how he did it.
Are we seeing a great turnaround for U.S. automakers? Morningstar analyst David Whiston certainly thinks so.
One options trader placed a bullish bet that GM will move 7 percent higher come May expiration.
Toys 'R Us reported miserable fourth-quarter earnings, but what does this tell us about brick and mortar retail as a whole?
Shares of Tesla surged Monday after the company announced that sales of its Model S vehicle have exceeded its mid-February target.
Many traders are having a hard time seeing how the market will be able to rally and are concerned that the "sell in May and go away" trade could pressure the market. If you are in this camp, then consider this strategy.