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$QQQ put buyers score

Option traders posted big gains on downside positions in the tech-heavy PowerShares QQQ Fund (QQQ) today. On Feb. 24, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity programs detected the the purchase of 12,871 May $322 puts as part of a bearish roll for $12.39 above the existing open interest of 36, with shares at

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$QQQ call buyers score

Option traders posted big gains on upside positions in the tech-heavy PowerShares QQQ Fund (QQQ) today. On Mar. 30, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Options Activity service identified the purchase of 7,000 Weekly $325 calls, expiring this Friday, for $1.12 to $1.17 above the open interest of 3,511 contracts  with shares at $312.88. Those

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$QQQ call prices double

Option traders posted big gains on upside positions in the tech-heavy PowerShares QQQ Fund today. On Nov. 25, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity scanners identified the purchase of 2,575 Weekly $305 calls, expiring today, for $3.81 as part of a bullish spread with shares at $295.74. Those calls sold for as much as

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$QQQ put prices double

Option traders are posting big gains on downside positions opened just over two weeks ago in the tech-heavy PowerShares QQQ Fund (QQQ) today. On Oct. 13, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity scanners identified the purchase of 5,300 Weekly $285 puts, expiring on Nov. 13 for $7.75 to $7.82 with shares at $294.27.

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$QQQ put prices double in days

Option traders posted big gains on downside positions opened just over one week ago in the tech-heavy PowerShares QQQ Fund (QQQ) today. On Aug. 27, Market Rebellion’s Unusual Activity scanners identified the purchase of 15,480 Weekly $285 puts, expiring today, Sep. 4, for $2.84 as part of a bearish spread with

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Pete Najarian Sees Unusual Option Activity in $VOYA and $SBUX

On today’s CNBC Halftime Report, Pete Najarian is seeing unusual option activity in $VOYA & $SBUX. In $VOYA, traders are buying 4,000 of the March $65 calls as part of a bullish spread for $0.60 to $0.77. In $SBUX, traders bought 7,300 of the 14February $90 calls for $0.13 to

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Pete Najarian Sees Unusual Option Activity in $JNPR and $IWM

On today’s CNBC Halftime Report, Pete Najarian is seeing unusual option activity in $JNPR & $IWM. In $JNPR, traders are buying 5,200 of the February $23.50 calls for $0.36 to $0.54. In $IWM, traders bought 22,000 of the February $164.50 puts for $1.36 to $1.39. Pete noted these puts have

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Pete Najarian Sees Unusual Option Activity in $SPY and $GILD

On today’s CNBC Halftime Report, Pete Najarian is seeing unusual option activity in $SPY & $GILD. In $SPY, traders are buying 30,000 of the 26February $320 puts for $0.97 to $1.00 . Pete bought these puts and noted buying protection when you can, not when you have to. In $GILD,

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