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Sunday, October 4, 2015


Citigroup gets bullish earnings play

Fri 12:21 PM CT
The bank gapped down at today's open after non-farm payrolls came in much lower than expected, raising speculation that the Federal Reserve will not raise interest rates.
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Calls bet on pop in ConocoPhillips

Fri 11:33 AM CT

The beaten-down oil and gas producer has beaten earnings estimates but fallen short on revenue expectations consistently for the last several quarters.


Notable option activity in equities

Fri 11:18 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.


Videocast: Target 35 level in VIX

Fri 10:51 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says traders are targeting the 35 level for the volatility index in October, November, and December contracts.


Support seen for American Airlines

Fri 9:18 AM CT

The airline carrier had recovered all of its losses from last month but hit resistance around $44 in mid-September and has declined steadily since.


Stocks drop after weak jobs report

Fri 7:51 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are down more than 1 percent after non-farm payrolls missed forecasts. Bonds and gold moved higher.


Bullish earnings bet on Walgreens

Fri 6:14 AM CT

Traders are apparently betting that the pharmacy chain will report strong quarterly numbers toward the end of this month.


D.R. Horton draws cautious trade

Fri 5:47 AM CT

The homebuilder's earnings and revenue beat expectations in late July, allowing the company to recover quickly from the August selloff.


Puts hit Fastenal before earnings

Fri 5:16 AM CT

The industrial and construction supplier, which is down 23 percent so far this year, has missed revenue estimates in its last three quarterly reports.


Trades see floor in Thermo Fisher

Fri 4:45 AM CT

The medical-diagnostics company is down sharply since its last earnings report despite reporting strong numbers, but traders see a limit to further downside.

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