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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.
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.
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.
The Egyptian foreign minister says the truce starts at 1900 GMT, with the Futures Now team.
A currency play on the euro ahead of a decision on Greek bailout plan, with Andrew Busch, BMO Capital Markets.
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.
On Wednesday, October retail sales data showed a seasonally adjusted decline of 0.3 percent, versus expectations of a 0.1 percent decline.
This morning, Facebook shares are enjoying a nice bump, even after another lock-up expiration has set 773 million shares free for trading.
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?