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  • Dow Record, Then and Now Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:09 AM ET

    The Dow made a new all-time high, surpassing the record it set in October of 2007. And while it has been an impressive run for the market over the past four years, perhaps we shouldn't pat ourselves on the back just yet.

  • Why Traders Are Saying 'Yes' to Hess Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    One options trader has made a bet that Hess's rally would continue. Should you follow suit?

  • One options trader expects Apple to remain below $440.20 through next Friday, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group.

  • NFLX Chart Looks Really, Really Bad: Options Pro Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 4:30 PM ET
    Netflix

    Netflix shares are having their worst day since late January on virtually no news (unless you count speculation Carl Icahn is selling as news). And if the charts are any indication, the pain could be getting a lot worse.

  • The Yahoo logo is displayed in front of the Yahoo headqarters in Sunnyvale, California.

    One options trader recently made a bullish bet that Yahoo stock will triple.

  • Are Lionsgate shares poised for even more gains? That's what one viewer thinks -- so Scott helps her out with a low-risk trade on the entertainment giant.

  • The Final Call     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:28 PM ET

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

  • What Options Pros Are Watching This Week     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders discuss what they'll be watching in the week ahead.

  • Does Apple Still Matter to the Market?     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:00 PM ET

    Why can't Apple rally? The stock hits a 52-week low as the market nears all-time highs. Does it still matter to the stock market, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Stocks vs. Bonds -- Who's Right?     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:05 PM ET

    Stocks and bonds rally together. Will REITs be the victim in the war between stocks and bonds? Could REITs be wrong, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Time to Press Your Silver Shorts?     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:16 PM ET

    Is it time to short silver? On January 4th, Mike made a bearish bet on the silver ETF, SLV. The outlook for precious metals, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • Options Action: Penney Gets Pinched     Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 4:52 PM ET

    Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group, discusses whether traders see JC Penney falling lower from here.

  • Not surprisingly, J.C. Penney's dismal earnings numbers spurred option traders to make some large bearish bets on the stock.

  • Options Action: Groupon a Deal?     Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    Mike Khouw, CRT Capital Group LLC, takes a look at Groupon from the options pits.

  • What a Jumpy VIX Means for the Market Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    We need to dissect what might be causing so much upward pressure on the VIX while the stock market remains so elevated on the year.

  • Options Action: Bullish Activity In Zynga     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    Zynga is up 46 percent year-to-date. Options traders bought call options in Zynga on news Nevada had passed online gaming, with Scott Nations of NationsShares.

  • One Trader’s Big Bet That Lockheed Will Fly Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 3:56 PM ET

    The sequester will cut about $45 billion from Pentagon programs. Despite this, Lockheed Martin saw heavy call option trading.

  • Are Media Stocks Too Hot?     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 5:05 PM ET

    Lights, camera, crash? The Oscar-worthy trade on Time Warner, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.

  • The Final Call     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 5:28 PM ET

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

  • What Pros Are Watching This Week     Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 5:00 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.

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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    Saturday, 6a ET
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  • Melissa Lee is the host of CNBC's “Fast Money” and “Options Action.”

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  • Mike Khouw, Options Action trader, shares his view on News Corp stock on the heels of testimony from Rupert Murdoch before British Parliament.

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