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  • Binary Options Trading Monitor for July 21, 2010: KO Call Buying & VIX Put Selling Highlighted 0 comments
    Jul 22, 2010 9:14 AM | about stocks: KO, VIXX, VXX

    The Binary Options Trading Monitor highlights traditional options trading of the underlying assets currently available on the leading binary options trading platforms. With a focus on short-term activity, binary options traders can use this intelligence to gauge stock sentiment and help assess potential stock movement in the coming weeks.

    Notable Options Trading:

    Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) – Bullish: Following a solid earnings report investors rolled a long August calls positions out to November by purchasing 15k November 57.5 calls. The long call purchase suggests this particular investor expects shares of KO to continue its upward ascent at least until KO’s next earnings announcement. KO binary options can be traded on the EZ Trader platform.

    CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) - Bullish: Put sellers have emerged in the VIX as bullish volatility traders seem to be bracing for increased market volatility over the next month. In the latest activity traders seem to be focused on the August 25 puts, potentially seeing the level as near-term floor in the fear-gauge. The VIX finished the day at 25.64, up 7%. VIX binary options can be traded on the Anyoption platform.

    Binary Options Weekly:

    This week in the Binary Options Weekly we follow-up on our discussion of how binary options traders can take advantage of patterned stock movement during the last few trading hours of traditional options expiration by providing a list of names to watch closely during this month’s expiration for pin risk strategy implementation. We provide detailed steps on how to potentially profit off this pinning behavior. In addition we discuss recent options flow and how this trading can possibly be a sign of things to come in the markets over the next few weeks.

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    Disclosure: No Positions
    Stocks: KO, VIXX, VXX
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