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MEXICO CITY, May 7- The family that holds a large stake in Mexican homebuilder Homex has been selling shares to meet margin calls on loans, according to a U.S. regulatory filing. The De Nicolas family's stake in the company shrank to 22.57 percent on May 3 from 27.53 percent last month, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
MEXICO CITY, May 7- The family that holds a large stake in struggling Mexican homebuilder Homex has been selling shares to meet margin calls on loans, according to a U.S. regulatory filing. The De Nicolas family's stake in the company shrank to 22.57 percent on May 3 from 27.53 percent last month, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Can Qualcomm shares get a move on? Traders sure think so. They just don't know if the shares will go higher or lower.
May 3- CBOE Holdings Inc, which runs the oldest U.S. stock-options trading venue, said on Friday that quarterly earnings rose on a trading surge of its lucrative contracts for two of the most closely watched stock indexes.
One big options trader foresees more stormy weather for gold, but Brian Stutland is betting on calmer seas ahead.
CHICAGO/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 29- A corrupt data file that disrupted the Chicago Board Options Exchange's ability to telegraph what contracts could be traded led to the market's half-day outage last Thursday, according to an options data provider briefed by a CBOE staff member.
"Yesterday we had a software bug; it wasn't any sort of hacking incident," William Brodsky, chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, said about why the system wasn't open for trading for three hours yesterday.
After delaying its open due to "downloading" issues, the Chicago Board Options Exchange reopened trading on all its products at 1:00 p.m. ET.
The world's busiest options exchange has been closed all day, reports Fast Money trader Jon Najarian. No word yet when the exchange will reopen. "Guys are sitting there scratching their heads, talking with each other trying to figure out what's going on," said Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group. Meanwhile, CNBC's Rick Santelli wonders if the trading systems have gotten too complex.
Netflix will report second quarter earnings after the bell on Monday, but traders are getting pretty excited ahead of time.
Boeing moved higher Friday morning, after news that the FAA is expected to approve Boeing's plan to fix its Dreamliner. One options trader got into the trade ahead of time.
Yahoo's earnings left traders with mixed emotions. One options trader placed a bet that Yahoo's next move will be to the downside.
Shares of Coca-Cola jumped 5 percent higher on Tuesday, after the company reported better-than-expected earnings and revenue. Here's how one options trader played the pop.
Gold continues to rip through levels of support like they are non-existent. The sell-off in gold has dragged the gold miners down with it.
This options trade took advantage of the panic selling of gold on Friday.
CHICAGO/ SAO PAULO, April 11- An uptick in bullish options trading on the U.S.-listed shares of Brazilian homebuilder Gafisa SA may suggest that some investors are betting on additional gains in the stock by June amid speculation of a sale of a subsidiary.
April 8- Ron Johnson is out as chief executive of the department store chain J.C. Penney, CNBC reported on Monday, citing a source. The company did not return calls for comment. J.C. Penney shares rose 10.8 percent in after-hours trading after the CNBC report.
On Monday morning, one option trader took advantage of the uptick in the VIX to sell out-of-the-money puts on the S&P 500 ETF (SPY) expiring this week.
An options strategy ahead of JPMorgan's earning, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group.
The effects of the latest bird flu can already be seen in Chinese stocks, especially those in the travel or vacation business.