Trade of the Week: Unusual Emerging Market Option Activity

11/07/2019 1:29 pm EST


Jay Soloff

Editor, Options Profit Engine

This week’s options trade of the week video by Jay Soloff.

Here is an unusual options trade in emerging markets. More specifically, there was a lot of major bullish activity in iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM). EEM is one of the most popular ETFs, which serves as a popular emerging market component of long-term portfolios. Recently, substantial call action occurred in EEM, which suggests there are a lot of investors who think it is going higher through the end of the year. For example, a 10,000-lot of December at-the-money calls were purchased as well as a 15,000-lot of November out-of-the-money calls.

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