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Monday, October 20, 2014

SPX

Futures follow Europe, IBM lower

Mon 7:11 AM CT
S&P 500 futures are down about 0.2 percent. Frankfurt, Paris, and London are all down more than 1 percent amid poor quarterly results, weak trade numbers, and persistent deflationary pressures.
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SPX
RLGY

Massive upside trading in Realogy

Mon 6:14 AM CT

The bulls piled into the company, which franchises real-estate brokerages, amid a flurry of activity in names exposed to mortgage lending last week.

TLM

Talisman call buying heats up again

Mon 5:47 AM CT

The oil and gas producer gapped higher in July with reports of a possible takeover by Repsol but began falling when negotiations stalled in late August.

AMBC

Bulls moving into mortgage sector

Mon 5:16 AM CT

Last week brought good news for the mortgage market, and investors are coming back to companies with major exposure to the sector.

ARUN

Trader buys time for rally in Aruba

Mon 4:45 AM CT

The network-technology company had been trending lower since reaching a 52-week high on Sept. 12, but shares have been trading sideways with their 200-day moving average in the last week.

FRO

Bear sees rough seas for Frontline

Mon 4:14 AM CT

The oil-tanker's shares reached their highest level since Sept. 4 on Friday, but a large trade is apparently betting on a drop by early next year.

CCI

Investor sticks with Crown Castle

Mon 3:47 AM CT

The cellular-tower operator pulled back after spiking to an all-time high last Tuesday, but it has erased most of the losses it incurred with the market's broad selloff.

SPX

Earnings continue to lead agenda

Mon 3:16 AM CT

Halliburton, VF Corporation, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, and Peabody Energy report this morning. Apple, IBM, and Texas Instruments follow in the afternoon.

VIX

VIX falls as equities close mixed

Mon 2:45 AM CT

Equity indexes were mixed on Friday to finish a volatile week, while the CBOE Volatility Index dropped nearly 13 percent.

NFLX

DRJ: Cuban's got game in Netflix

Sun 1:38 AM CT

Like all smart investors, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks understands the value of leverage and liquidity in options. And that's why he used them to get long Netflix.

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