Archive for June 6th, 2008

Apple Options Volume Surge Before 'iPhone Day' (AAPL)

Apple, Inc.. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is set to be THE news focus on Monday as Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off.  The expectation is for a 3G iPhone, particularly as all iPhones in the U.S. are essentially sold out now and have been so for weeks. On such a crummy day like today, it is hard to [...]

MFA Mortgage Highly Unusual Options Activity (MFA)

There has been a sudden explosion in some options trading in MFA Mortgage Investments Inc. (NYSE: MFA) mid-day.  While the trading price on this one was rather low, it is a significant amount of shares if you run these through.  Not only that, but it is for the current month of June 2007.  There have [...]

GeoResources Major Volume Spike on Offering (GEOI)

GeoResources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOI) is seeing a huge surge in trading volume after the company disclosed it was selling 1.5 million shares of common stock in a private placement.  It is 1.53 million shares being sold at $22.50 per share.  The sale was conducted by Wachovia. What is interesting is that these are unregistered shares [...]

Most Active Volume Surge: Inspire Pharma (ISPH)

The leader in pre-market trading this Friday is Inspire Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ISPH). The small biotech is scoring huge gains in pre-market trading after its Phase III trial of Denufosol for Cystic Fibrosis met primary endpoints. With 45 minutes to go before the open, this has already traded over 1.1 million shares, way above the [...]

SOLAR FLARE: Trina Solar Active Downward Pressure (TSL)

Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) has just posted its quarterly earnings report.  You can read the full analysis and comparison at, but the forward margins and Wall Street’s demanding more and more out of solar players is the key this morning. Shares are extremely active and are giving up gains of the prior day.  [...]