XLB unusual options activity for all expirations

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Bullish Materials Select Sector Spdr Fund 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 provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in the Materials Select Sector Index. In seeking to track the performance of the index, the fund employs a replication strategy. It generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the index. The index includes securities of companies from the following industries: chemicals; metals and mining; paper and forest products; containers and packaging; and construction materials. The fund is non-diversified.

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How To Trade XLB 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 Materials Select Sector Spdr Fund. 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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