Posts Tagged ‘GLD’

Gold Options Showing Major Price Swings Coming (GLD)

The five straight days of lower prices in the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD) comes with an interesting twist.  This week we saw elevated options trading when you consider that only one single day of the last week was above its average daily volume.  A fight appears to be more than just starting to brew. [...]

The Hail Mary Gold ETF Option Trade (GLD)

When you look at gold, we all know that the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD) has become one of the most successful and sector dominant ETF products in the world.  Arguably it may be the single most dominant ETF out there due to its shear size versus the amount of gold traded each day and [...]

2010 Actives Outlook: Options vs. Stock (AAPL, BAC, RIMM, XOM, PFE, CSCO, INTC, GLD, SLV)

2010 is here and we wanted to take a look at the largest catalyst for options volume and how it may translate into active stock trading for the January 2010 options expiration date.  In this matter we looked solely at the closest in-the-money and out-of-the-money call options that expire on January 15, 2010 because these [...]

As Gold Breaks $1,100/Oz… Options Review (GLD)

We are seeing at least some active options trading in the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD) ETF now that oil has broken under the $1100/ounce mark, although the “active volume” here is more continued rolling contracts in appearance than anything fishy.  We never (or almost never) use an ETF analysis as the search for major [...]

SPDR Gold Loving $1,000 Gold (GDL)

SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD) is rarely the top pre-market mover in ETF trading activity outside of the few top volume ETF and ETN stocks….. But $1,000 gold is rare as well.  So far this is up 1.2% at $98.68 on over 1.4 million shares as of 9:14 AM EST.  Average volume is 10.3 million [...]

Gold Options Trading Heats Up (GLD)

Based upon the rise in oil and commodities and the ultimate flight to safety or the ultimate flight to inflation protection, we are seeing again some increased call option activity in SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD).  This is the ETF that tracks the price of gold by essentially 1/10 of the price.  At 11:08 AM [...]

Traders Flock to GOLD ETF Options (GLD)

We are seeing a large trading interest in gold options today, via the SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD).  It seems the inflation and commodity bugs might be watching that huge CPI number from this morning.  The ETF has only traded about 3.5 million shares today (averag 12.5 million shares).  But there have been more than [...]

Options Volume Spike: Gold ETF (GLD)

The SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD) is again seeing unusually high interest in the call options out in the AUG08 CALLS and in the SEP08 CALLS.  In fact, this ETF has the top 3 spots for the most active call options at the CBOE.  Below are the two most actives for August and one for [...]

Pre-Market Volume Spike: GOLD & GOLD STOCKS

Gold is being pounded this morning after the dollar has recovered against the Yen and other currencies.  Many of the gold producers and gold bug related stocks are taking it on the chin on active volume in pre-market trading. ETF: SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE: GLD) down 2.45% at $86/.77 on 692,000 shares at 8:44 AMEST. [...]