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Wednesday, April 23, 2014


Bulls shopping at Abercrombie

Wed 12:20 PM CT
The apparel retailer has struggled along with other teen retailers in 2013 but has been trying to recover since December.
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What's behind Eldorado put sale

Wed 11:10 AM CT

The gold miner has been trading in a relatively tight range, and put selling may be tied to stock in a larger volatility play.


Videocast: Traders sell VIX calls

Wed 11:06 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says traders are "selling the possibility of a big move" in the VIX in the next few weeks, led by a large sale of May 18 calls.


Largest option trades in equities

Wed 10:33 AM CT

Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with the most call and put buying on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.


Midday index, ETF option volumes

Wed 10:21 AM CT

Total option volume is running well below average at just 4.3 million contracts so far, with most of the action in the big indexes and ETFs, optionMONSTER data systems show.


Vote of confidence in Mexico fund

Wed 10:03 AM CT

The iShares Mexico Fund has been testing resistance in the last couple of weeks, and one trader apparently believes that current levels will hold.


Limited gains seen in SunEdison

Wed 9:03 AM CT

Shares of the silicon-wafer producer posted a five-year closing high a month ago but tested support at going into last week.


Cramer: Allergan in the crosshairs

Wed 8:08 AM CT

The company has developed incredible drugs by spending a huge amount of its revenues, far more than all of the old-line pharmas and more like a biotech.


Equities retreat after quick rally

Wed 7:15 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are off about 0.1 percent, while Europe is lower by about 0.5 percent. Asia was mixed overnight, with Tokyo up 1 percent and Hong Kong down by a similar amount.


Bulls back for more in Occidental

Wed 5:16 AM CT

The oil and gas company reports earnings in less than two weeks, and yesterday traders were buying upside calls for the second time in three sessions.


Traders want Spirit Airlines to fly

Wed 4:45 AM CT

The carrier has been riding a wave of optimism as flight demand increases and management adds capacity. The next earnings report is scheduled for April 29.


Is Affymetrix ready to break out?

Wed 4:14 AM CT

The maker of genetic-testing products touched a multi-year high of $9.80 in January but fell after earnings missed estimates in February. Revenues, however, beat forecasts.

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