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Saturday, December 20, 2014


Is Green Plains ready to rise again?

Fri 12:22 PM CT
The ethanol company has been following the energy sector lower despite strong earnings, and chart watchers may expect the shares to bounce because they're trying to find support at a key level.
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Videocast: VIX January calls sold

Fri 11:16 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says traders are selling premium in the front-month VIX contracts as volatility continues to decline.


Bearish strategy hits three names

Fri 11:09 AM CT

An interesting strategy hit three companies about at the same time this morning as large put trades were rolled forward and lower, while increased in size.


Notable option trades in equities

Fri 10:48 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 10:13 AM CT

Total option volume is a bit lighter than the last few days but remains strong at 6.8 million so far today, led by the primary indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER's data systems.


Bearish spread hits Lam Research

Fri 9:15 AM CT

The wafer-fabrication company has rallied sharply in the last six months, but a large put spread is looking for the stock to give up those gains.


Cramer: Tune out Fed naysayers

Fri 8:08 AM CT

When we have inflation, the data-dependent Fed will switch. Until then, what's the point? Promote havoc? Slow down growth to make it so the hiring binge is over?


Stocks inch higher following rallies

Fri 7:10 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are up 0.2 percent but below their highs earlier in the morning. Asia surged overnight, led by gains of about 2 percent in Tokyo and Shanghai. Oil is holding its ground as well.


Bulls not done shopping at Target

Fri 6:14 AM CT

The retailer has rallied sharply since a strong earnings report last month and is trying to break long-term resistance at its July 2013 high.


Puts surging in Boston Scientific

Fri 5:47 AM CT

A large trade is positioning for a possible drop in the medical-device maker as it tries to break out of a tight range in place for the last month.

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