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Monday, October 20, 2014


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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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 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.


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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