• The JC Penney Slump  Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 12:45 PM ET

    JC Penney sales fell 26 percent in the past quarter, with the FMHR traders. Meanwhile Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading, discusses whether there are more worries for Europe ahead.

  • Did the S&P Bottom Thursday? Yes, Says the VIX Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 11:35 AM ET

    On Thursday, the S&P 500 sold off over 1 percent, and the CBOE Volatility Index also sold off over 4 percent. So what can we make of Thursday's action?

  • Buy the Gold Miners on Obama’s Victory? Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 2:56 PM ET

    The markets took it on the chin on Wednesday, but one sector immune from the sell-off was the gold miners, who finished the day up 1.5 percent.

  • Time to Get Bullish on China? Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 4:02 PM ET

    One options trader is jumping in — should you?

  • What the Options Markets Are Saying About Apple  Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012 | 12:19 PM ET

    Trader Pete Najarian breaks down what the options market suggest about Apple's recent correction.

  • An Election Play on Schlumberger Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 12:07 PM ET

    Ahead of today’s presidential election, we noticed heavy call buying in the oil services sector. Call options on Schlumberger were particularly active yesterday, with 4.4 calls being bought for every put.

  • The Politics of Investing  Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 6:41 AM ET

    Garth Friesen, Co-CIO of III Associates, explains why the election will be positive for stocks, and the best way to play long bonds.

  • Chesapeake Energy: Sell Now, Buy Later? Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    On Friday, Chesapeake Energy shares fell 7.9% after the company admitted its debt reduction targets for 2012 may be pushed into 2013, along with some deal closings.

  • Whirlpool has shown relative strength in recent weeks. How should you play it?

  • Money In Motion: Trading the US Dollar  Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 10:23 AM ET

    A currency play on the U.S. dollar and euro, with Camilla Sutton, Chief Currency Strategist at Scotiabank.

  • Is Ford Getting Into Gear? Options Traders Say 'Yes' Thursday, 1 Nov 2012 | 10:36 AM ET

    The bullishness undoubtedly comes as a result of Ford’s robust domestic sales, which more than made up for weakness in Europe.

  • Wait Until After Thanksgiving to Get Long Apple? Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 3:12 PM ET

    I don't expect Apple to get above $650 anytime soon, but maybe the stock has some small room to the upside after Turkey Day.

  • Santelli: Still Some Active Trading Going On  Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 11:47 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on futures and options trading today, while major U.S. markets remain closed for the second day in a row.

  • Trader Expects Sandy to Rock the Oil Market Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 12:02 PM ET

    With Hurricane Sandy bearing down on the East Coast, one trader was positioning himself to take advantage of volatility in crude oil on Friday.

  • Options Action: About-Face for Facebook  Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 4:50 PM ET

    Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group, explains whether he thinks Facebook will continue to move higher.

  • Stutland: Time to Pick a Bottom in Gold? Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 12:12 PM ET

    Gold bugs, here are some answers for you.

  • Options Action: Bullish on Royal Caribbean  Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    Could earnings give Royal Caribbean a boost? CNBC contributor Mike Khouw of CRT Capital Group LLC, says one options trader sees the stock above $32.81 on a November expiration.

  • Terranova's Not Buying Into 'Election Correction'  Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    A cloud of uncertainty in the market ahead of the U.S. presidential election won't push Joe Terranova of Virtus Investment Partners back into stocks.

  • A Gutsy Bet That the Market Has Bottomed Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 11:10 AM ET

    Tuesday's sell-off in equities sent many scrambling to buy downside portfolio protection. One big trader, however, did just the opposite.

  • A Smart Bet on Johnson & Johnson? Monday, 22 Oct 2012 | 12:46 PM ET

    For traders looking to get long J&J, but who do not want to chase the stock, this is a good alternative that can make money in an up, sideways, or modestly down market.