The unusual options API alerts users of market activity typically representative of a large institutional trader or hedge fund taking a position. This activity often precedes a move in the underlying stock and thus is an important source of information, even for non-options traders.

Data field descriptions

ID

Unique ID of the output

date

Datestamp signal was created

time

Timestamp, HH:MM:SS format

ticker

Ticker symbol

description

A human readable description of the signal. This description may be updated at any time without notice

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