FMHR traders Jon and Pete Najarian look at unusual options activity in Red Hat and Energy XXI.» Read More
Options traders are expecting one retail name to fall 25 percent in two weeks.
Investors should be cautious as earnings for this year's first quarter are lower than last year's.
Despite an abundance of bad news, traders are betting on Lumber Liquidators.
Stocks must trade at some multiple of earnings acceptable to investors, and the numbers are coming down faster than usual.
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Doubleline's Jeff Gundlach has entered the ETF business. His DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF had a respectable debut Tuesday.
Feb 25- Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc, a retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, said the U.S. Department of Justice may seek criminal charges against the company under an Act aimed at curbing illegal harvest of tropical hardwoods. Contracts volume in Lumber Liquidators' options were 9 times normal at about 27,000, according to Trade Alert data.
Big indices are far above their 50-day moving averages. When these indices get too far from that average, there is a reversion to the mean.
The regular session saw a fairly broad rally, even as Janet Yellen talked about rates.
Say what you will about the Fed being behind the curve, Yellen has mastered the art of managing expectations.
As investors await word on U.S. interest rate increases, quantitative easing certainly seems to be helping stock markets in Europe and Japan.
New rules would require brokers to follow "fiduciary" standard.
Investors will be looking for clues later this week as to when the Fed will hike interest rates. They're sounding a bullish note in the meantime.
DETROIT, Feb 20- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams, whose union indirectly controls the largest single block of General Motors Co shares, told Reuters an investor group's proposal that GM buy back $8 billion of its stock is premature, and the amount too high for the company's long-term health. An investment firm controlled by Harry Wilson, a former...
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Someone mentioned to me that there were more than a dozen conference calls Thursday in the energy sector, including calls by EOG, Marathon, and Noble Energy.
As the dispute between union workers and shippers drags on, the impact is spreading to apparel and footwear.
Bullish options activity in Deere follows Warren Buffett's double down in the company last year.
Despite the sell-off in American Express, some options traders are betting on a quick rally this week.