NEW YORK, Jan 28- Bullish activity in Advent Software Inc's options surged weeks ahead of a report on Wednesday that U.S. financial software company SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc plans to buy Advent for about $2.3 billion. San Francisco- based Advent Software's shares jumped as much as 13 percent to an all-time high of $42.85 on Wednesday, after a Bloomberg...» Read More
A currency play on the dramatic drop in the yen, with Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management.
Data suggests that the U.S. housing market has bottomed, so why all the bearishness?
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.
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?
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.
One options trader is jumping in — should you?
Trader Pete Najarian breaks down what the options market suggest about Apple's recent correction.
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.
Garth Friesen, Co-CIO of III Associates, explains why the election will be positive for stocks, and the best way to play long bonds.
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?
A currency play on the U.S. dollar and euro, with Camilla Sutton, Chief Currency Strategist at Scotiabank.
The bullishness undoubtedly comes as a result of Ford’s robust domestic sales, which more than made up for weakness in Europe.
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.
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.
With Hurricane Sandy bearing down on the East Coast, one trader was positioning himself to take advantage of volatility in crude oil on Friday.
Brian Stutland, Stutland Volatility Group, explains whether he thinks Facebook will continue to move higher.
Gold bugs, here are some answers for you.
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.
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.