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Tuesday, September 2, 2014


Manufacturing data starts week

Tue 1:47 AM CT
Traders returning from the long holiday weekend will face several important headlines this week, including the ISM manufacturing index.
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VF Corp. calls target new highs

Tue 2:14 AM CT

The apparel and footwear manufacturer had been range-bound since mid-April but reached an all-time high last Tuesday.


VIX slips as stocks hit new highs

Tue 1:16 AM CT

Equity indexes climbed to new highs on Friday to close out another week of gains as the CBOE Volatility Index slipped back below the 12 level.


How to get the hedge you want

Mon 11:23 AM CT

When traders look for protection, how much to hedge is a key question. That is one of the reasons that we introduced our Hedge Zone system.


Why volatility index isn't 'broken'

Mon 9:40 AM CT

For months there has been lots of talk about complacency and the "broken" CBOE Volatility Index, but both discussions are misguided.


When rolling makes good sense

Mon 7:05 AM CT

Unlike most other things that expire, option positions can be rolled to different time frames or strikes to adjust a trade. Here's why that is often worth considering.


Call buyers hope to fly with Ctrip.com

Fri 12:21 PM CT

The Chinese online travel agency has pulled back since hitting an all-time high earlier this month, but shares are now trying to bounce off their 50-day moving average.


Videocast: VIX pits quiet down

Fri 11:07 AM CT

Despite persistent geopolitical issues, Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says volatility trading is slow ahead of the three-way weekend.


Midday index, ETF option volumes

Fri 10:10 AM CT

Total option volume is predictably light at 3.8 million contracts on this Friday before the three-day weekend, with the typical indexes and ETFs leading the way.


Volatility play targets Microchip Tech

Fri 10:04 AM CT

The semiconductor company reached its highest price in more than a month today, and one large trader is looking for a big move up or down by mid-October.

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