• Checking Futures Amid Fiscal Cliff Talks  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 6:33 AM ET

    Forecasting how the fiscal cliff negotiations might impact the futures market for the rest of the week, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.

  • Money in Motion: Trading Italy's Turmoil  Monday, 10 Dec 2012 | 5:41 PM ET

    A currency play on the euro, with Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank.

  • Options Action: How Low Can Apple Go?  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 4:57 PM ET

    A bearish bet on Apple's sell-off, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group.

  • What Worries This Trader About the Euro  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 10:28 AM ET

    A currency play on the euro, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets.

  • Oil Slips, Dollar Dips on Fiscal Worries  Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 7:35 AM ET

    "Worries tend to go to the dollar," said Joseph Trevisani, Worldwide Markets, weighing in on the best way to play the currency market; and Kevin Book, ClearView Energy Partners, explains what's driving energy prices.

  • Why One Big Trader Is Fading the Facebook Bounce Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 2:59 PM ET

    On Friday, Facebook shares closed 2.5 percent higher to finish November 48 percent off the month's lows. However, one option trader took advantage of this strength by making a bearish bet.

  • Stutland: Yes, Ford Can Go Higher Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 10:25 AM ET

    Buying calls on the stock is the best way to play this name, because of how volatile durable goods sales have been in the U.S. and abroad.

  • 'Sin' to Win Plays  Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 12:46 PM ET

    The FMHR traders share their views on owning "sin" stocks. Also, Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, has the trade on gold's long-term play.

  • Gold’s Drop Presents an Opportunity Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 2:27 PM ET

    Gold dropped $20 in five minutes under this morning, and it made plenty of traders nervous. But where some saw a crisis, one big options trader saw an opportunity.

  • Why It’s Time to Buy Utilities Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 10:32 AM ET

    One of the sectors hardest hit since President Obama’s reelection has been the utilities - but yesterday, one option trader made a bet that this sell-off was overdone.

  • Intrade In Trouble  Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the CFTC is charging Intrade and its operator TEN for selling investment contracts that are technically options. The companies agreed not to sell options in a 2005 settlement.

  • Is Now the Time to Buy RIM? Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    One stock that saw a surge of interest, and high trading volume, during Friday’s abbreviated trading session was Research in Motion. Shares closed up over 13% on the day, following an analyst’s upgrade and upward price target revision to $15.

  • Cashing in on Range-Bound ASX 200  Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 10:35 PM ET

    Chen Wai-Yee, Senior Adviser, Derivatives Specialist, Ord Minnett says the ASX 200 is likely to remain in a 4300 to 4500 point range before Christmas. She gives us her options trade to capitalize on this.

  • Why Traders are Getting Bearish on Halliburton Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 4:36 PM ET

    On Tuesday, I noticed some unusual options activity in Halliburton. One trader bought 3,827 December 30-strike puts for $0.54, while the stock was at $31.35.

  • Futures Now: On the Cease-fire  Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    The Egyptian foreign minister says the truce starts at 1900 GMT, with the Futures Now team.

  • How to Trade the Euro Now  Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 10:20 AM ET

    A currency play on the euro ahead of a decision on Greek bailout plan, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets.

  • Stutland: Options Traders Take a Bite of Apple Monday, 19 Nov 2012 | 4:59 PM ET

    Apple is currently trading at trailing 12-month P/E of 13, or 7.6x ex-cash. With valuation numbers like these, anyone selling Apple is basically saying that growth will be negative for the next couple of years.

  • What Do Middle East Tensions Mean for Energy Stocks? Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 11:58 AM ET
  • Is it Time to Dump Retail? Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 2:34 PM ET

    On Wednesday, October retail sales data showed a seasonally adjusted decline of 0.3 percent, versus expectations of a 0.1 percent decline.

  • Making Fast Cash on Facebook Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 11:44 AM ET

    This morning, Facebook shares are enjoying a nice bump, even after another lock-up expiration has set 773 million shares free for trading.