• CEOs and public firing: A double standard Saturday, 17 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    The stoning scene from Monty Python's "Life of Brian."

    "You shouldn't fire someone in public" seemed to be on everyone's lips this week, thanks to an episode at AOL. Of course when a CEO gets fired, it's always very public.

  • Newspaper bane: Nobody reads the stories anymore Saturday, 10 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    For all the ruckus about fixing the newspaper business, the sad truth is that people just don't read the stories anymore. And you probably won't finish this one.

  • Behind the massive bet on Facebook Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 1:28 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Why are traders getting so bullish on Facebook ahead of earnings? This pro gets behind the big action.

  • Why Banks Have a Friend in Bernanke Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 3:03 PM ET

    Ben Bernanke could be the banks' best friend. At least, that's what options traders seem to think.

  • The Secret Sign That Gold Has Bottomed Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 2:06 PM ET

    This pro trader explains how savvy investors know that gold has bottomed.

  • Trainspotting: Behind the Big Bet on CSX Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 2:27 PM ET

    One trader is betting big on the train transport giant. Here's why it could pay off big time.

  • Traders Chowing Down on Mondelez Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    With emerging markets looking weak, Mondelez shares have slid nearly 6 percent from a June high because of the company's heavy exposure to those markets.

  • VIX Sends the Market Good Vibes Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 1:29 PM ET
    Traders work in the S&P 500 options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

    Why the Fear Index could be signaling good news for the market.

  • Getting Serious About Sirius XM Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:31 PM ET

    One major trader is taking a multimillion-dollar risk on Sirius XM—but it will probably may off.

  • Over-Engineered Finance Has Gone Too Far Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 3:22 AM ET

    The only people that benefit from over-engineering finance are software vendors and the consultants who advise banks on implementing this software, writes Professor Moorad Choudhry at the Department of Mathematical Sciences of Brunel University.

  • Behind the Massive Bet Against the Emerging Markets Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 2:38 PM ET
    Night market in Soi Texas, Chinatown, Thailand.

    Why one options trader is betting on a huge drop for the emerging markets.

  • Why Big Traders Are Betting Against Yahoo Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:14 PM ET

    Brian Stutland explains the massive bets against Yahoo.

  • Big Trader Bets GM Will Stall Out Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    A 2014 Chevy Silverado at the 105th Annual Chicago Auto Show.

    With the government getting out of General Motors, one big trader is betting that the stock isn't going higher anytime soon.

  • NASCAR’s Earnhardt Shares His Superstitions Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Dale Earnhardt Jr., stock car driver and team owner, discusses the new NASCAR "Gen-6" car, his fans, superstitions, and his business ventures.

  • Good Intel: Trader Bets Big on Chips Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 2:05 PM ET
    Intel CEO Brian Krzanich.

    With an advantage in chips in the stagnant PC market, Intel is looking to gain a bigger footing in the mobile and tablet market, as Samsung commits to using Intel processors in an Android tablet.

  • Big Trader Makes Big Bet on Microsoft Friday, 31 May 2013 | 9:07 AM ET

    Is now the time to get into Mister Softee? One big option trader certainly thinks so.

  • Bernanke Warns But Market Says "Bull!" Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 12:06 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    The Fed Chair warned last week of a pullback on Fed purchases, but failed in an unexpected way, advises Mike Farr.

  • Is Johnson & Johnson Unhealthy for Your Portfolio? Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    This options pro gets behind the massive bearish bet on Johnson & Johnson.

  • Another Housing Market Bubble Brewing Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 6:17 AM ET
    The resurgent housing market has helped drive down unemployment nationwide for American workers.

    Certain U.S. locations show rises in house prices of over 20 percent from a year ago. Do they suggest sustainable recovery or just another bubble brewing?

  • Why People Get So Emotional About Gold Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 10:19 PM ET

    Why are so many people so upset with me for trying to explain the reason for the fall in gold prices? Asks this expert.

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