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  • Two momentum names. Two key earnings events. But that’s where the similarities end from last Friday’s Options Action.

  • Hardest Decision of All: When to Sell Apple Thursday, 26 Jan 2012 | 9:26 AM ET

    Would you sell you Apple for $445 bucks?

  • Two stocks hitting all-time highs heading into earning, and two semi-bearish trades. But that’s where the similarities end from last Friday’s Options Action.

  • Sotheby's Sees Big Call Activity Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | 3:38 PM ET

    On a day where Tiffany shares are getting pummeled, one company that also caters to the uber rich is seeing some pretty impressive price action: Sotheby’s.

  • Options Action Recap: Deutsche Bank and Target Tuesday, 6 Dec 2011 | 11:16 AM ET

    In the file of better late than never, thought I'd post Friday's picks from Options Action - the focus: Deutsche Bank and Target.

  • We got a 3% rally in the Dow. We have speculative names like Wynn, Salesforce.com, and Priceline.com surging.

  • Why FedEx Is Cheap and the Case Against Nike Thursday, 21 Jun 2012 | 1:34 PM ET

    Two global companies, two very different trades. That sums up Friday’s Options Action, where the traders found a reason to be bearish, and then a company to get bullish on.

  • The Play on Gold, and the Case for Facebook Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 2:46 PM ET

    The world’s favorite precious metal, and the hottest social network have more in common than you might think. They are both headed lower, at least if you believe last Friday’s Options Action.

  • Options Action Recap Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 3:24 PM ET

    So we didn't make it four for four. But one of our trades is looking pretty good.

  • Lots of Interest In Jefferies Puts Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 12:46 PM ET

    Jefferies shares touched a 52-week low today, and if put activity is any indication, options traders see them going even lower.

  • Options Action ReCap Monday, 14 Nov 2011 | 4:16 PM ET

    Could we make it four for four? So far, so good. Last week, we scored a rather profitable exacta, suggesting bullish options trades to profit from Cisco and Priceline earnings. And this week, we appear to be setting up pretty nicely for another batch of winners.

  • Will MF Global's Fall Kill The Broker Dealer Model? Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 11:54 AM ET

    It's a common refrain on CNBC: There's too much regulation and Dodd Frank is killing the banks. But if MF Global's demise shows anything, it's that rules are sometimes necessary.

  • Options Action Recap Tuesday, 1 Nov 2011 | 10:20 AM ET

    Two bearish trades, two winners, one strategy. That more or less sums up last Friday's Options Action.

  • Washing Our HANS of High Growth Stocks Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 3:36 PM ET

    On no news, the high-growth soda maker is off some 8 percent today, and as of 2pm, there were four puts purchased for every call.

  • We all know about MF Global's troubles. We all know about CEO Jon Corzine's struggles since taking the helm. Less well known is that back in August, the commodities giant sold $325 million of five-year unsecured bonds that included a provision that would offer higher interest rates if Mr. Corzine left the firm for a government job.

  • Man Down: MF Global Joins Netflix, Falls 40% Today Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 12:00 PM ET

    Forget Netflix and Reed Hastings for a second. There's another stock down 40% today with an equally celebrated CEO: MF Global.

  • Is the "Pretty Girl Index" Getting Ugly? Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 12:34 PM ET

    They're the momentum stocks the market is in love with, you've thought about buying, fantasized about shorting, and have probably lost money doing it — especially lately.

  • Wynn Las Vegas

    A couple weeks back, Dan Nathan of CNBC's Options Action and of RiskReversal.com suggested a bearish bet on Casino giant Wynn Reports. This trade did not come lightly to him.

  • Options Action Recap Monday, 17 Oct 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    Two titans in their respective industries. Two earnings stories. But that's where the similarities end.

  • Island Living and Apple Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011 | 1:40 PM ET

    We know Apple's stock is at all time highs. We know they can't sell enough of the latest and greatest (yes.. it talks back to you) iPhone. But what you might not know, is that from a technical perspective, Apple's chart might not be looking too good heading into earnings.

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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