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Fast Action: Citigroup

Some have described it as a stock masquerading as an option: Citigroup .

If you think the stock is cheap, you should check out prices for call options on the name – they’re even cheaper.

And that has driven massive volume in the options pits as investors look to risk less and possibly make more.

What's the options trade?

Find out from Options Action trader Mike Khouw. Watch the video now!

* You can find out conversation with Khouw about 3 minutes into this video clip.


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Trader disclosure: On March 10th, 2010, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be mentioned on CNBC’s Fast Money were owned by the Fast Money traders; Terranova Is Long Oil Futures; Terranova Owns (XLE); Terranova Is Short (XLY); Terranova Owns (GLD) March Puts; Terranova Owns (GOOG), (AAPL), (DELL), (EMC), (MSFT); Terranova Owns (CAL) April Puts; Adami Owns (AGU), (C), (GS), (INTC), (MSFT), (NUE), (BTU); Najarian Owns (BAC) Call Spread; Najarian Owns (C) Calls; Najarian Owns (INTC) Calls; Najarian Owns (YHOO) Calls; Kelly Owns (AMZN) Calls; Cortes Is Short Treasuries; Cortes Is Long Oil; Karabell Owns (AAPL), (C), (CSCO), (JPM), (GOOG); Kinahan Owns (C); Kinahan Holds A Long Position In (WFC)

For Joe Terranova
Terranova Works For (VRTS)
Terranova Is Chief Market Strategist Of Virtus Investment Partners, Ltd.
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (EXR)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (GOK)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (IGE)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (XLY)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (DBV)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (XLP)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (XLB)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (XLV)
Virtus Investment Partners Owns More Than 1% Of (XLI)

For Brian Kelly
Kanundrum Capital Is Long U.S. Dollar
Kanundrum Capital Is Short Euro
Kanundrum Capital Is Short Yen
Kanundrum Capital Owns (C)
Kanundrum Capital Owns (JPM)
Kanundrum Capital Owns (SDS)
Kanundrum Capital Owns (GLD)
Kanundrum Capital Owns (GDXJ)
Kanundrum Capital Is Short British Pound
Kanundrum Capital Is Short Treasuries

For Jared Levy
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (AAPL)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (BAC)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (BRK.B)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (C)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (COP)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (CSCO)
Peak6 Investments Is Short And Has An Options Position In (CVX)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (GLD)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (GS)
Peak6 Investments Is Short And Has An Options Position In (GOOG)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (INTC)
Peak6 Investments Is Short And Has An Options Position In (JPM)
Peak6 Investments Is Short And Has An Options Position In (MS)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (MSFT)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (STX)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (TXN)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (USO)
Peak6 Investments Is Short And Has An Options Position In (VALE)
Peak6 Investments Is Short And Has An Options Position In (WDC)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (WFC)
Peak6 Investments Is Short And Has An Options Position In (WMT)
Peak6 Investments Is Short And Has An Options Position In (XLF)
Peak6 Investments Is Short And Has An Options Position In (XOM)
Peak6 Investments Owns And Has An Options Position In (YHOO)
Peak6 Investments Is Short And Has An Options Position In (QQQQ)

For Mike Khouw
Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. Is A Market Maker In (C)

For Anthony Scaramucci
Scaramucci's Fund Has A Long Position In Gold

For Brad Hintz
Hintz Owns Morgan Stanley And Discover
Hintz Owns (CME)
Accounts Over Which Bernstein And/Or Affiliates Exercise Investment Discretion Own More Than 1% Of Barclays PLC, Credit Suisse Group, (C), (GS), (JPM), (MS), (BAC)
Barclays PLC, (C), Credit Suisse Group, (GS), (JPM), (MS), (BAC) UBS AG Are Or In Past 12 Months Were Clients Of Bernstein (Non-Investment Banking-Securities Related Services), Bernstein Received Compensation
An Affiliate Of Bernstein Received Compensation From Barclays PLC, (C), Credit Suisse Group, (JPM), (GS), (MS), UBS AG (Non-Investment Banking-Securities-Related Services)
Bernstein Or Affiliate Received Investment Banking Compensation From (C) In Past 12 Months
Bernstein Or Affiliate Expects To Receive/Seek Investment Banking Compensation From Barclays PLC, (C), Credit Suisse Group, (GS), (JPM), (MS), (BAC) UBS AG In Next 3 Months


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