NEW YORK, Jan 28- Bullish activity in Advent Software Inc's options surged weeks ahead of a report on Wednesday that U.S. financial software company SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc plans to buy Advent for about $2.3 billion. San Francisco- based Advent Software's shares jumped as much as 13 percent to an all-time high of $42.85 on Wednesday, after a Bloomberg...» Read More
Jan 26- Mortgage servicer Ocwen Financial Group said on Monday a group of investors had no basis for claiming it failed to live up to its agreements to collect payments on $82 billion worth of home loans. Ocwen's shares were up 47 percent in premarket trading after the company reached a $2.5 million settlement with the California Department of Business...
Stocks have been off to a rocky start, but that is now starting to change as we enter the heart of earnings season.
What happens when the ECB gets aggressive?
Behind the huge bullish bet on the German stock market.
Cloud-based storage company Box (BOX) set to price tonight.
If the goal is to weaken the euro to make it more competitive, then the European Central Bank's bond-buying program is a success at the outset.
NEW YORK, Jan 21- Family Dollar Stores Inc shareholders will vote on Thursday on an agreement to be bought by fellow discount retailer Dollar Tree Inc, possibly putting an end to a months-long tussle with Dollar General Corp.. Traders in the options market appear to be betting on a Dollar Tree win and have been positioning for Dollar General shares to come under...
Traders won't be content with $500 billion in ECB bond-buying. Some want $1 trillion, or an open-ended QE program.
There are several macro issues that are weighing on the markets, Bob Pisani says.
Here's what's behind the bullish options activity in gold.
Banks at both the regional and national levels continue to disappoint the earnings season as Alabama's Regions Financial missed earnings.
Behind the $12 million bet on Yahoo.
The volatile start to the year is spilling into the IPO market, which is beginning to price new products after a one-month hiatus.
The Swiss stock market is down about 10 percent after the Swiss National Bank scrapped its cap on the franc against the euro.
Strong close in the energy commodity complex. Oil, natural gas and gasoline all moved higher.
A 6.5-percent monthly decline in gas station receipts accounts for much of the drop in December retail sales.
What seems to be happening is that the market is starting to price in more risk, and a potential earnings slowdown.
A big bet's been wagered that oil services company Weatherford International Would fall 35 percent by August.
10-year bond yields are at 18-month lows, gold touched a 12-week high, and oil plumbed a nearly 6-year low.
Oil and natural gas are sliding to multi-year lows, impacting corporate earnings.