LONDON, March 2- Hedge funds and large speculators increased their bets on rising Brent crude oil prices last week to their highest for more than seven months, exchange data showed on Monday. Speculators increased their net long positions in Brent futures and options by 11,371 contracts to 182,783 in the week to Feb. 24, InterContinentalExchange data shows.» Read More
Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, discusses the outlook for the precious metal, saying there is still plenty of upside in gold, as Europe fails to reach a debt deal.
Is the rally of 2012 just short covering? William Duff Gordon, Data Explorers Research, discusses whether investors should short the stocks that are popping this year.
An options strategy on insurance provider, MetLife, with Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald.
J.P. Morgan equity derivatives team is suggesting a post earnings trade for options on shares of Yahoo.
Huge pay packages such as retention deals and bonuses for incoming, current, and even exiting CEOs have critics calling corporate boards "tone deaf," USA Today reports.
Chris Retzler, Needham Small Cap Growth Fund, discusses the advantages of using shorts in a highly volatile market.
An options strategy on China's FXI, with Bonawyn Eison, FGC Securities.
Charting a currency play on the Swiss franc and the New Zealand dollar, with Amelia Bourdeau, Westpac Institutional Bank.
Are earnings the next catalyst to take stocks higher? The S&P is near a three-month high as earnings approach, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders. Also, JPM shares are near a three-month high heading into earnings. Should you buy now?
Is Netflix a possible takeover candidate by Yahoo? Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, and the Fast Money traders, weigh in on the rumor, and the possible play on the stocks, and options activity. Also a paid to wait options strategy on Yahoo, with Pete Najarian, Fast Money trader.
Sharing insight into a surge in GE shares, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.
Jon Najarian, OptionMONSTER.com., weighs in with the play on oil, coal, shale, RIMM, and housing, next year.
An call spread options play on oil refiner, Tesoro, with Brian Stutland, Stutland Equities.
Gold mining stocks have been one of the biggest disappointments on Wall Street this year, so what can investors expect in 2012? Greg Zuckerman, Wall Street Journal, weighs in.
Taking advantage of regulated online gaming, using an options play on MGM, with, Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald.
An options strategy on BBBY, with Mike Khouw, Cantor Fitzgerald.
Expect a short-term euro rally to $1.33 versus the U.S. dollar, says Willie Williams, Societe Generale, with the trade on the euro.
The Fast Money traders with the trade on Red Hat. Also, the play on gold, with Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, who says he remains neutral on the precious metal. And the trade on Sprint and whether it was worth it for AT&T to take the hit.
Witching hour may sound like a bar promotion on Halloween night, but it's really three important time periods for investors and the markets. So what are they and how do they impact investors? CNBC explains.
A look at after hours action on Urban Outfitters, and an options play on McDonald's, with Scott Nations, NationsShares.