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Monday, October 20, 2014


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.
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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.


Will Delta Air soar to new highs?

Fri 12:13 PM CT

Shares of the airline carrier are bouncing hard today, and traders are looking for the move to continue through mid-December.


Videocast: Volatility down big today

Fri 11:21 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says the volatility index is back down near the 20 level in today's rally, with near-term futures getting "crushed."


Notable option trades in equities

Fri 10:41 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

Fri 10:15 AM CT

Total option volume has come down but is still running strong at 7.7 million so far today, with the big indexes and ETFs leading the way, optionMONSTER data systems show.


Trade sees happy holidays for retail

Fri 10:03 AM CT

The bulls are back on board today, and large call spread is looking for a continued rebound in the SPDR Retail Fund by Christmas.


Three-way play bearish on Oracle

Fri 9:17 AM CT

The database giant is on track for its lowest close since March today, and a complex put trade is betting on further declines.

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