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Wednesday, August 27, 2014


The Hedge

Wed 2:27 PM CT

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Bulls go shopping at Whole Foods

Wed 12:21 PM CT
The bulls are going on a shopping spree in the organic grocer today, months after a poor earnings report hammered its shares.
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Videocast: Low volume in VIX pits

Wed 11:16 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says volume is low in the VIX pits as one large player appears to done buying upside calls.


Notable option trades in equities

Wed 10:25 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.


Midday index, ETF option volumes

Wed 10:19 AM CT

Total option volume is light again at 4 million so far today, with relatively bearish sentiment in the big indexes and ETFs, optionMONSTER data systems show.


Long-term puts hit casino names

Wed 9:44 AM CT

Traders are buying 2016 puts in MGM Resorts and Boyd Gaming today, either as outright bearish plays or hedging on long positions.


Three-way bearish play in Ciena

Wed 9:18 AM CT

A large trade is positioning for potential downside in the networking-technology company, a day after the name saw bullish trading ahead of its earnings report.


Cramer: My top SPX performers

Wed 8:02 AM CT

Why bother to assess the health of such a powerhouse of a rally? Because what's past can be prologue, and if there are too many one-hit wonders, then we might be due for a pause.


Stocks take breather at record highs

Wed 7:12 AM CT

Index futures are up less than 0.1 percent, and Europe is little-changed as investors anticipate monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank. Asian markets closed fractionally higher overnight.


Traders turn bullish on networking

Wed 5:16 AM CT

Traders turned bullish on several network-technology companies yesterday, charging into Ciena, Finisar, and JDS Uniphase.


Bullish play on emerging markets

Wed 4:45 AM CT

The iShares Emerging Markets Fund bounced off support at the start of the month but has been generally trending higher from a 52-week low set in early February.

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