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  • Options Action: SRPT Down 13% Today     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    CNBC contributor Mike Khouw, CRT Capital Group LLC, weighs in on SRPT's 13 percent drop today.

  • Playing the Coke Pop: Stutland Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 4:47 PM ET

    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.

  • Why Freeport Could See More Pain Ahead: Stutland Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 3:46 PM ET

    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.

  • The Final Call     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 5:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders discuss the stocks they'll be watching next week.

  • I'm Getting Cored on Apple!     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 5:29 PM ET

    Owning Apple has been no picnic, but Scott Nations shows a fan how to recoup some of his losses. The best part? The trade uses mini options, so it works even if you have fewer than 100 shares.

  • What Pros Are Watching This Week     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders look at the past week's activity in the options markets, and discuss what they'll be watching in the week ahead.

  • Time Warner Too Hot?     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 5:53 PM ET

    No blockbuster on Time Warner. Are media stocks too hot? On February 22nd, Khouw & Carter made a bearish bet on Time Warner. What's next for TWX, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders. This week,

  • Market's Moment of Truth     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 5:30 PM ET

    Will earnings derail the rally? The biggest week for earnings is coming. How to profit from it, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Bid on eBay Earnings?     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    Tech's huge week. Should you bid on eBay, which reports earnings next week. The trade ahead of earnings, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Hot Trade in Chipotle?     Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 5:35 PM ET

    Chipotle reports earnings Thursday. Will falling gas prices help restaurant stocks? A look at whether Chipotle can stay strong or is headed south, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Taking Advantage of the Gold Panic: Stutland Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:42 PM ET

    This options trade took advantage of the panic selling of gold on Friday.

  • Options Action: Bullish Bet on Pfizer     Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    How options traders are betting on Pfizer, with CNBC contributor Mike Khouw of CRT Capital Group LLC.

  • Options Action: Bullish Bet on First Solar     Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    First Solar shares are losing some shine after a surge yesterday. How options traders are betting on the stock, with CNBC contributor Mike Khouw of CRT Capital Group LLC.

  • Why There's Still Hope for JC Penney Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    The trading in J.C. Penney shares has been pretty rough lately. But the action in the credit and options market may actually suggest that the stock has bottomed.

  • Options Action: Coal Recovering?     Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    How options traders are playing Alpha Natural Resources, with CNBC contributor Mike Khouw of CRT Capital Group LLC.

  • Yes, This Is the Big Pullback: Chart Pros Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    It seems to be the consensus on Wall Street: The market is about the pull back. And some of Wall Street's top chartists say it's finally happening.

  • The Smart Way to Play the Market: Stutland Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:25 PM ET

    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.

  • Yahoo to Follow Google & Apple     Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 5:43 PM ET

    Is it Google's or Yahoo's turn to go lower? Google shares begin to break down as tech continues to show weakness. Discussing whether there's an opportunity in beaten-down tech, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • MasterCard has had trouble, but Scott Nations tells a fan it will recover. He suggests a masterpiece of a bullish bet on MasterCard.

  • The Final Call     Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 5:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders discuss the stocks they'll be watching next week.

About Options Action

  • "Options Action" features option traders from some of the top firms on Wall Street. Each week, they gather for a fast-paced, half-hour show that focuses on how to increase profits and limit losses using common option techniques. Fresh from the trading desk, the "Options Action" panel will demystify the daunting terminology often used when talking about options, and simplify this fast-growing and crucial corner of the market. CNBC’s Emmy-nominated Melissa Lee is the host.

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  • Melissa Lee is the host of CNBC's “Fast Money” and “Options Action.”

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