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$CCL put buyers triple money

Bearish Carnival Corp (CCL) option traders who opened downside positions back in May are making big profits today. On May 19, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity Service flagged the purchase of 10,000 October $10 puts for $0.99 to $1.00 with shares at $13.82. This was clearly a new position, as open interest

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$STWD put buyers turn big gains

Bearish option traders have made exponential returns on their money in downside positions in Starwood Property Trust, Inc. (STWD). On Aug. 19, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity Service flagged the purchase of 20,000 October $22 puts for $0.45 with shares at $23.77. This was clearly a new position, as open interest in

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$VFC option bears button up profits

Bearish option traders have made exponential returns on their money in downside positions in VF Corp (VFC). On Sep. 20, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity Service flagged the purchase of 2,500 Weekly $38 puts, expiring this Friday, as part of a bearish roll or $0.60 to $0.71 with shares at $39.41. This

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$TBT calls yield major profits

Bullish option traders are collecting a positive yield on upside positions in the ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury Fund (TBT) today. On Aug. 1, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity Service detected the purchase of 5,000 October $24 calls for $1.72 as part of a bullish roll with shares at $23.96. Open interest

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Bears score big gains in $EFA

Bearish option traders have made exponential returns on their money in downside positions in the global iShares MSCI EAFE Fund (EFA). On Aug. 16, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity Service flagged the purchase of 10,000 Weekly $64 puts, expiring this Friday, as part of a complex bearish spread for $1.00 with shares

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$CANO option bulls triple money

Bullish option traders are turning profits today in upside positions opened on Cano Health Inc (CANO). On Jul. 28, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 5,000 October $6 calls were bought for $1.10 as part of a bullish spread and roll with shares at $6.08, above the contract’s existing open interest

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$NKLA option bears turn fast profits

Nikola (NKLA) bears are turning big gains on downside option positions today. On Sep. 14, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 35,000 Weekly $5 puts, expiring this Friday, were bought for $0.18 as part of a complex bearish spread and roll with shares at $5.31. This was clearly fresh

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$IHI option bears double money

Bearish option traders are seeing big profits today in the iShares US Medical Devices ETF (IHI). On Sep. 18, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 9,000 September $55 puts, expiring today, were bought for $1.45 as part of a bearish spread and roll with shares at $54.56. This was

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$CHPT call prices charge higher

Option traders are turning big gains on upside option positions that were opened in ChargePoint Holdings Inc (CHPT) just under two weeks ago. On Sep. 2, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 5,000 September $15 calls were bought for $0.60 with shares at $14.38. This was clearly fresh buying,

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$NVDA option bears double money

Bearish option traders are seeing fast profits today in NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA). On Sep. 12, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 5,700 Weekly $170 puts, expiring next Friday, were bought for $2.10 to $2.69 with shares at $137.34. This was clearly fresh buying, as open interest in the contract was

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$CS option bears double money

Bearish option traders are posting big profits in Credit Suisse Group AG (CS) today. On May 19, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 7,480 September $7 puts were bought for $0.80 as part of a bearish roll with shares at $6.73. This was clearly fresh buying, as open interest

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$HOOD option bulls quadruple money

Robinhood Markets Inc (HOOD) bulls are shooting for big profits in upside call positions today. On Sep 6, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 10,600 September $10 calls were bought for $0.22 to $0.32 with shares at $9.39. This was clearly fresh buying, as open interest in the contract

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$MTCH option bulls triple money

Match (MTCH) bulls are connecting with big profits in upside call positions today. On Sep 7, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 2,900 September $55 calls were bought for $1.67 to $2.18 with shares at $54.31. This was clearly fresh buying, as open interest in the contract was just

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$SPWR option bulls triple money

Option traders have scored exponential gains in upside bets on SunPower Corporation (SPWR). On Sep 7, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 3,200 Weekly $27 calls, expiring this Friday, were bought for $0.16 to $0.23 with shares at $25.19. This was clearly fresh buying, as open interest in the

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$CZR option bulls dealt a winner

Option traders have doubled their money in upside bets on Caesars Entertainment (CZR). On Sep 1, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 3,300 Weekly $42.50 calls, expiring this Friday, were bought for $1.48  to $1.52 as part of a bullish spread with shares at $42.20. This was clearly fresh

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$CHPT call prices charge up overnight

Option traders are turning fast gains on upside option positions that were opened in ChargePoint Holdings Inc (CHPT) yesterday morning. Just yesterday morning, on Sep. 6, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 29,000 September $16 calls were bought for $0.32 as part of a bullish roll and spread with

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$FRO option bulls double money

Upside option traders have doubled their money in Frontline Ltd (FRO) today. On Jun. 10, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity tracking systems found that 3,448 November $12 calls were bought for $0.55 to $0.60 with shares at $9.28. This was clearly a new position, as open interest in the strike was only 134

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$IYR put buyers score profits

Bearish option traders’ downside put positions are scoring today in the iShares US Real Estate ETF (IYR) as shares trade lower. On Aug. 23, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 10,000 Weekly $97 puts, expiring today, were bought for $1.26 as part of a bearish spread above the existing open

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Option bears triple money in $XRT

Bearish option traders have tripled their money on downside positions in the SPDR S&P Retail Fund (XRT) today. On Aug. 19, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 2,250 Weekly $65 puts, expiring today, were bought for $0.65 as part of a bearish spread above the existing open interest of 14

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Bears collect quick profits in $IWM

The iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (IWM) is trading lower today, delivering substantial profits to downside option positions opened on Monday. On Aug. 29, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Option Activity Service found that 15,000 Weekly $180 puts, expiring on Sep. 9, were bought for $1.17 to $1.18 as part of a bearish spread

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