Author: Jay Soloff

Trade of the Week: Unusual Options Activity in MGM Resorts

Trade of the Week: Unusual Options Activity in MGM Resorts

MGM Resorts (MGM), the major casino operator, is seeing some unusual options volume ahead of its October 30th earnings. MGM normally trades about 11,000 options per day, but that number recently spiked to over 36,000. A big player looks to have rolled forward 4,500 calls which make money if MGM shares moves higher during earnings […]

Gold Prices Could Be Headed Much Higher

Gold Prices Could Be Headed Much Higher

Although the stock market has had its share of ups and downs over the last couple of months, the price of gold has been surprisingly stable. In August, the gold futures reached $1,500 an ounce. Fast forward to mid-October, and futures are still right around that $1,500 level. Why have gold prices remained elevated despite […]

Are Healthcare Stocks About to Jump Higher?

Are Healthcare Stocks About to Jump Higher?

With all the headlines about tariffs and interest rates these days, it makes sense to see a lot of trading activity going on in related sectors. That is, interest rates directly impact the financial sector; tariffs are a big deal for the basic materials and industrial sectors, etc. One sector we haven’t heard as much […]

Trade of the Week: Unusual Option Activity In Invesco

Trade of the Week: Unusual Option Activity In Invesco

Invesco (IVZ) is an asset management company which typically doesn’t have a lot of options trade on the stock. However, just recently double the amount of regular volume traded in IVZ options, with 100% of the activity occurring in calls.  It looks like a trader may be rolling up some April calls which will make […]