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Opened Closed Ticker Description Pos. Open Close Net Why? (Original reason for trade)
10/29/09 -- ALU Alcatel-Lucent Long $4.19 -- -- Bullish options action ahead of earnings.
10/29/09 -- SBAC SBA Communications Corp. Long $29.25 -- -- Bullish options action ahead of earnings.
10/28/09 10/29/09 CML Compellent Technologies, Inc. Long $18.01 $18.85 +4.7% Bullish options action ahead of earnings.
10/28/09 10/29/09 GVA Granite Construction, Inc. Long $27.40 $28.00 +2.2% Bullish options action ahead of earnings, large short interest.
10/28/09 10/29/09 XL XL Capital Ltd. Long $16.20 $17.10 +5.6% Bullish options action ahead of earnings.
10/27/09 -- CYPB Cypress Bioscience, Inc. Long $6.92 -- -- Tests multiple bottom support, oversold.
10/27/09 10/28/09 NWL Newell Rubbermaid, Inc. Long $14.89 $13.81 -7.3% Bullish options action ahead of earnings, large short interest.
10/27/09 10/28/09 AMKR Amkor Technology, Inc.. Long $6.82 $5.84 -14.4% Bullish options action ahead of earnings, large short interest.
10/26/09 10/28/09 FLEX Flextronics Int'l Ltd. Long $7.12 $6.53 -8.3% Bullish options action ahead of earnings.
10/26/09 10/28/09 ELNK EarthLink, Inc. Long $8.66 8.27 -4.5% Bullish options action ahead of earnings.
10/26/09 10/27/09 DIN Dine Equity, Inc. Long $21.94 $23.31 +6.2% Bullish options action ahead of earnings, huge short interest.
10/23/09 10/26/09 LAMR Lamar Advertising Co. Long $29.62 $29.29 -1.1% Bullish late day options action.
10/22/09 10/23/09 ELX Emulex Corp. Long $11.08 $11.80 +6.1% Bullish options action ahead of earnings.
10/22/09 10/22/09 FII Federated Investors, Inc. Long $26.95 $28.00 +3.9% Bullish options action ahead of earnings, large short interest.
10/21/09 10/22/09 SPAR Spartan Motors, Inc. Long $5.92 $5.38 -9.1% Bullish options action ahead of earnings.
10/21/09 10/22/09 PLD ProLogis Long $11.83 $12.64 +6.8% Bullish options action ahead of earnings.
10/20/09 10/21/09 FULT Fulton Financial Corp. Long $7.22 $7.98 +10.5% Bullish options action ahead of earnings, high short interest.
10/19/09 10/20/09 ICUI ICU Medical, Inc. Long $35.78 $37.75 +5.5% Options action ahead of earnings with high short interest.
10/16/09 10/22/09 RGC Regency Entertainment Group Long $11.47 $11.87 +3.5% Trading at multiple bottom support, oversold.
10/15/09 10/28/09 GOL GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. Long $11.22 $9.96 -11.2% Options activity (calls), near breakout.
10/15/09 10/15/09 ONNN ON Semiconductor Corp. Long $8.06 $7.95 -1.4% Tests support at 50-dma.
10/7/09 10/13/09 BCRX BioCryst Pharmaceauticals, Inc. Long $8.30 $8.93 +7.5% Positive comments at conference.
10/6/09 10/21/09 PENN Penn National Gaming, Inc. Long $26.97 $28.20 +4.6% Retested 200dma.
10/6/09 -- CHDN Churchill Downs, Inc. Long $37.75 -- -- Coming back up off lower end of range.
10/2/09 10/14/09 CMLJD Compellent Technologies Inc $20Oct Calls Long $0.25 $0.70 +180% Unusual front-month call volume.
10/2/09 10/2/09 NVEC NVE Corp. Long $50.05 $49.50 -1.1% Tests support at 50-dma.
10/1/09 10/2/09 PENN Penn National Gaming, Inc. Long $26.52 $26.27 -0.94% Support at 200dma.
10/1/09 10/2/09 MYRG MYR Group, Inc. Long $20.76 $19.73 -5.0% Analyst upgrade & near 50dma support.
9/30/09 9/30/09 IPHS Innophos Holdings Corp. Long $18.85 $18.72 -0.69% Finding support near 50dma.
9/30/09 Expired ENRJN Energizer $70Oct Calls Long $0.30 $0.00 -100% Unusual front-month call volume.
9/25/09 10/2/09 ONNN ON Semiconductor Corp. Long $8.00 $7.56 -5.5% Tests support at 50-dma.
9/25/09 10/1/09 WEN Wendy's / Arby's Group, Inc. Long $4.97 $4.62 -7.0% Tests support at 50-dma.
9/24/09 9/28/09 NVEC NVE Corp. Long $53.15 $54.18 +2.1% Tests support at 50-dma.
9/24/09 10/2/09 STN Stantec, Inc. Long $25.20 $24.45 -3.0% Tests support at 50-dma.
9/23/09 9/29/09 CHDN Churchill Downs, Inc. Long $37.65 $38.85 +3.2% Tests support at 50-dma.
9/23/09 9/28/09 T AT&T Long $27.24 $27.47 +0.8% Breakout from multiple top.
9/23/09 9/29/09 MIG Meadowbrook Insurance Long $7.76 $8.20 +5.7% Tests support at 50-DMA.
9/22/09 9/23/09 SIMO Silicon Motion, Inc. Long $4.00 $4.13 +3.2% Unusual equity and options (calls) volume.
9/21/09 9/22/09 SNX Synnex Corp. Long $32.21 $31.67 -1.7% Options activity ahead of earnings.
9/21/09 9/22/09 JAG Jaguar Mining, Inc. Long $8.71 $9.53 +9.4% Test of 50-DMA in uptrend.
9/21/09 9/22/09 ATVI Activision Blizzard, Inc. Long $11.74 $12.08 +2.9% Test of 50-DMA in uptrend.
9/18/09 9/29/09 CQB Chiquita Brands Int'l, Inc. Long $15.64 $16.09 +2.9% Unusual options volume (calls).
9/17/09 9/23/09 FMCN Focus Media Holdings Ltd. Long $10.05 $10.64 +5.9% Bullish options activity ahead of earnings.
9/16/09 9/16/09 KOP Koppers Holding, Inc. Long $29.52 $31.21 +5.7% Breakout from Acending Triangle.
9/16/09 9/21/09 CCJ Cameco Corp. Long $30.33 $29.34 -3.3% Breakout from Acending Triangle.
9/16/09 9/22/09 IPHS Innophos Holdings Corp. Long $20.55 $20.71 +0.78% Breakout from Acending Triangle.
9/15/09 9/15/09 KALU Kaiser Aluminum Corp. Long $39.47 $40.57 +2.8% Day trade on breakout.
9/14/09 9/14/09 MS Morgan Stanley Long $28.02 $28.29 +0.96% Day trade, at intra-day support.
9/14/09 9/17/09 STZ Constellation Brands, Inc. Long $15.10 $15.62 +3.4% Unsual options volume, front month calls.
9/11/09 9/17/09 WMGI Wright Medical Group, Inc. Long $17.10 $18.22 +6.5% Breakout above $17.00 with options volume.
9/10/09 9/24/09 GNVC GenVec, Inc. Long $0.82 $0.91 +11% Biotech with unusual volume afterhours.
9/10/09 9/11/09 SMTC Semtech Corporation Long $19.03 $18.63 -2.1% Possible breakout and high call volume.
9/9/09 9/9/09 FIG Fortress Investment Group Long $4.85 $5.05 +4.1% Daytrade on analyst upgrade.
9/8/09 9/17/09 TRAD TradeStation Group, Inc. Long $6.95 $7.53 +8.3% Options activity & trading at support.
9/1/09 9/11/09 CYPB Cypress Bioscience, Inc. Long $7.00 $7.64 +9.1% Biotech trading at support.
9/1/09 9/9/09 CYPB Cypress Bioscience, Inc. Long $7.00 $7.92 +13.1% Biotech trading at support.
9/1/09 9/11/09 CADX Cadence Pharmaceuticals Long $9.91 $10.76 +8.6% Biotech trading at support.
9/1/09 9/18/09 ARNA Arena Pharmaceuticals Long $4.41 $4.55 +3.2% Biotech with key FDA decision coming.
9/1/09 9/18 .UGGJF ARNA $6Oct Calls Short $0.93 $0.15 +84% Covered call.
9/1/09 expired .QARUZ Allos Thera. (ALTH) $2.50Sept Puts Short $0.15 $0.00 +100% Biotech with key FDA decision coming.
8/28/09 8/31/09 VICL Vical, Inc. Long $4.51 $4.87 +8.0% Speculation based on swine flu news.
8/26/09 9/9/09 VPHM ViroPharma, Inc. Long $8.37 $8.165 -2.4% Biotech with unusual options activity & takeover rumor.
8/25/09 expired .IFNIF India Fund $30Sept Calls Long $0.20 $0.00 -100% Speculation on return to premium to NAV.
8/14/09 expired .IFNHF India Fund $30August Calls Long $0.10 $0.00 -100% Speculation following rights offering.
8/13/09 8/27.09 KG King Pharmaceuticals Long $10.30 $10.68 +3.7% Speculative biotech with unusual options activity.
8/14/09 expired .AQYIU ACAD $7.50Sept Calls Long $1.40 $0.00 -100% Speculative biotech with unusual options activity.
8/13/09 9/9/09 MNKD MannKind Corp. Long $7.19 $8.89 +23.6% Speculative biotech with unusual options activity.
8/13/09 9/8/09 MNKD MannKind Corp. Long $7.19 $8.75 +21.7% Speculative biotech with unusual options activity.
8/13/09 9/8/09 VVUS Vivus, Inc. Long $7.11 $8.20 +15.3% Speculative biotech with unusual options activity.
8/13/09 9/9/09 VVUS Vivus, Inc. Long $7.11 $11.95 +68.1% Speculative biotech with unusual options activity.
8/13/09 8/27/09 TTWO Take-Two Interactive Long $10.18 $10.69 +5.0% Breakout.
8/11/09 8/11/09 AMAT Applied Materials Inc. Long $13.20 $13.75 +4.1% Unusual options action ahead of earnings.
8/11/09 9/16/09 SLE Sara Lee Corp Long $10.84 $10.10 -6.8% Unusual options action ahead of earnings.
8/7/09 8/11/19 SNS Steak n Shake Co. Long $10.17 $11.01 +8.2% Unusual options action ahead of earnings.
8/7/09 8/14/09 RRGB Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Long $17.45 $18.10 +3.7% Potential short squeeze into earnings.
8/7/09 9/18/09 STMP Stamps.com Long $8.70 $9.45 +8.6% Technical analysis and fundamentals.
7/31/09 8/31/09 TSN Tyson Foods, Inc. Long $11.22 $11.89 +6.0% Unusual options action ahead of earnings.
7/24/09 8/24/09 DDE Dover Downs Gaming & Ent. Long $5.60 $6.75 +20.5% Sports betting & table games coming to DE casinos.
7/22/09 -- .WENKU Wendy's/Arby's Grp $7.50Nov Calls Long $0.10 -- -- Unusual options activity & fundamentals.
7/22/09 8/6/09 .WENTA Wendy's/Arby's Grp $5Aug Puts Short $0.55 $0.25 +54.5% Unusual options activity & fundamentals.
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