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Options Stew: Kraft Foods, Xerox, and Sears Holdings

A retrospective look at three equities heating up the options pits

by 1/20/2012 3:30:29 PM
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Welcome to Options Stew, where we take a look back at what's been cookin' in the option pits this week. Join us as we sample just a few of the unusual option plays from the past week, with our "recipe" broken down into three unique segments:

  • Spicy Calls: Analyzing some pre-earnings call buying on Xerox Corporation (XRX)
  • A Pinch of Puts: Examining the accelerated put selling on uptrending blue chip Kraft Foods (KFT)
  • The Sweet Spot: Breaking down a rumor-fueled spread strategy on Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD)

So, whether you're a novice to the options arena or a seasoned option speculator, whet your palate with a helping of Options Stew by clicking the image below.


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