Some traders are making large bets gold will see sizable gains in the weeks ahead.» Read More
Consumers seem to be spending money on cars, student loans, electronics and dining, but not on retail in general.
Stocks pop after jobs data
Dan Nathan of RiskReversal.com explains why the options market is implying 3D Systems could be the next takeover candidate.
S&P futures moved almost 10 points on the April nonfarm payroll report of 223,000, essentially in line with expectations of 224,000.
Is Biotech topping out?
The Securities and Exchange Commission approved a long-awaited program to trade small cap stocks in increments of five cents, rather than a penny.
Verizon Communications Inc is the latest distributor to challenge the traditional pay-TV universe when it launched in April a new slimmed-down package of channels with the option to add on genres such as sports, kids or news. Fox, along with Comcast Corp's NBC Universal, said Verizon's service violates their contracts that allow Verizon to carry their...
What's driving the yield rally?
“Never in my career has there been a better time to buy insurance against your portfolio,” says one veteran of the options market.
CNBC Contributor Mike Khouw explains a simple crash protection strategy using options.
SEC staff has been consumed by writing rules for Dodd-Frank, to the detriment of everything else, the SEC commissioner tells Bob Pisani.
Can it happen again? Sure it could, but the chances that it would happen in the manner it happened have been reduced. Here's why.
One factor is oil, moving to highs for the year, along with a recent rise in other commodities, all of which is igniting a debate about inflation.
Carter Worth of Cornerstone Macro explains why financials could lead the broader market higher.
U.S. corporations continue to buy back stock at a near-record pace. Purchases could ramp up after earnings season blackout periods end.
Shares of Lowe's have gotten hammered over the past month, and now some traders are betting it will only get worse for the home improvement giant.
Here's how the old adage "Sell in May and go away" stacks up over the last 20 May-to-October periods
Crowded "long" trades unwinding
Oil prices are their highest levels for the year, and now some traders are fleeing from their bearish bets on energy stocks.
Very low jobless claims may be a sign that March's low employment report will be revised upward.