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Monday, March 2, 2015

VGK

Europe fund draws long-term bulls

Mon 6:14 AM CT
The Vanguard FTSE Europe Fund has rebounded sharply this year, and traders are looking for it to break through key levels by early 2016.
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VGK
SYK

Stryker attracts vote of confidence

Mon 5:47 AM CT

The medical-products company climbed steadily for years amid growing demand its replacement joints and surgical tools, and the last two earnings reports beat estimates.

OIH

Big put buying in oil services fund

Mon 5:16 AM CT

The Market Vectors Oil Services Fund has plunged since September with the rest of the energy sector but has been trying to rally since double-bottoming in January.

DISCA

Bulls in Discovery Communications

Mon 4:45 AM CT

The media company issued mixed quarterly results on Feb. 19 but gapped above its 50-day moving average last Monday on reports of preliminary merger talks with 21st Century Fox.

SPX

ISM data kicks off busy news week

Mon 4:14 AM CT

This week brings key macroeconomic headlines from both sides of the Atlantic, starting with the Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index today at 10 a.m. ET.

KO

Coca-Cola bulls take another swig

Mon 3:47 AM CT

The beverage giant, which beat expectations in its last earnings report, appears to have broken out of a narrowing range from the preceding month.

WBA

Walgreen traders ring the register

Fri 12:21 PM CT

The drugstore chain reported better-than-expected earnings and revenue in late December, followed by strong monthly sales in early January, and some traders are taking profits.

HIG

What's behind Hartford put selling

Fri 11:27 AM CT

Traders are selling puts in a "nickel strategy" on the insurance and financial services company, which rebounded after reporting earnings at the beginning of this month.

VIX

Videocast: VIX 'cash spread' hedge

Fri 11:11 AM CT

Group One's Mike Palmer explains the strategy behind a VIX "cash spread" as traders cover positions going into the weekend.

SYK

Notable option activity in equities

Fri 10:49 AM CT

Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with unusual option activity on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.

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