IAU unusual options activity for all expirations

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Bullish I Shares Gold Trust call option contracts are ones that are bought on or above the market's asking price OR put option contracts that are sold on or less than the market's bid price - expecting a move to the upside.
The opposite applies to bearish trades: put options bought on or above the ask OR call options sold at or below the bid price - expecting a move to the downside.



The investment seeks to reflect generally the performance of the price of gold. The Trust seeks to reflect such performance before payment of the Trust’s expenses and liabilities. It is not actively managed. The Trust does not engage in any activities designed to obtain a profit from, or to ameliorate losses caused by, changes in the price of gold. The advisor intends to constitute a simple and cost-effective means of making an investment similar to an investment in gold. An investment in physical gold requires expensive and sometimes complicated arrangements in connection with the assay, transportation, warehousing and insurance of the metal.

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How To Trade IAU Unusual Options Activity There are many ways to interpret UOA. Some common strategies include looking at the strike prices and comparing them to the current stock price for I Shares Gold Trust. A bullish signal can be intrerpreted if you notice a large amount of contracts traded for strikes that are considered out of the money and expiring in the near future. You can then compare the overall volume for that strike to the open interest at the beginning of the day. A larger volume of option contracts traded compared to the open interest would mean this is a new position that is being opened.


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