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Dan Nathan Sees Unusual Options Activity In Sector Spdr Trust Sbi

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On CNBC's Options Action, Dan Nathan spoke about unusually high trading activity in Sector Spdr Trust Sbi (NYSE: XLI). The options trading volume was 5 times higher than its daily average and in the morning session, when the stock traded at $57 a trader bought 25,000 of the December 56 puts, paying $0.49.

The trade breaks even at $55.51 or approximately 3 percent lower at the December expiration. Nathan explained that the stock had a monster move higher recently and the breakeven for the trade is set at the break-out level. He added that this trade could be a cheap way of getting protection or a directional bet that the underperformers in the space are going to continue to struggle.

 

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