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  • mabelleray mabelleray May 3, 2013 12:12 AM Flag

    Huge put buying of the may 33's someone new something,,

    Ridiclouse, retail investors get screwed while everyone else in the pool has a great time including senators and congressmen , why again can they do insider trading
    O ya the governments corrupt.

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    • Not necessarily insiders. Even I thought of buying up puts before the close but was too busy. Pick any equity that trades in the 5-10 million per day range and you will see short term straddles around earnings have a higher volume.

      Also check the volume premarket, I am showing 40k so far. Not a significant amount. ... yet

    • "optionMONSTER systems detected the purchase of 20,000 May 32 puts for $0.66, above the listed bid price at the time. This is clearly fresh buying, as the open interest in the strike was fewer than 7,000 contracts before the session began.

      Less than a minute later, the largest block of AGNC stock traded (by a factor of 10) as 920,000 shares were bought for $32.10. This combination of puts and stock creates an overall position that is a delta-neutral and long volatility, which means that the trader is looking for a big move up or down in the stock and/or for the actual volatility to be higher than that implied by the puts. "

    • Yea, I read a few articles pumping this a week ago. That was the only reason I noticed this symbol. Financial analysts are probably some of the biggest liars and cons this side of .. whatever..

      • 1 Reply to iamaf0rk
      • "Given the magnitude of the Federal Reserve's involvement in the mortgage market and the shifting sentiment on the strength of the economy, the volatility we experienced during the quarter is not surprising," said Malon Wilkus, Chair and Chief Executive Officer. "However, despite the recent volatility, we believe our portfolio is appropriately positioned to create excellent risk adjusted returns for our shareholders over the long-term."
        I have been a long 5 1/2 year investor and have seen this happen more times in the past than,you know what I'm trying to say "DON'T PANIC" Less

        Sentiment: Strong Buy

 
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