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Friday, October 9, 2015


AK Steel bulls rolling winning bets

Fri 12:20 PM CT
The steel producer been climbing along with other metal companies from long-term lows, partially lifted by perceptions of a dovish Federal Reserve.
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Notable option activity in equities

Fri 11:11 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.


Video: Traders targeting higher VIX

Fri 10:52 AM CT

The volatility index is little-changed today, but Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says some big trades are still looking for a higher VIX in October.


Downside earnings play in U.S. Steel

Fri 9:32 AM CT

The steel maker has fallen more than 52 percent this year but has rallied 27 percent in the last week with the recent bounce in the beaten-down metals sector.


Rally continues, lifted by commodities

Fri 7:12 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are up 0.2 percent, while most of Europe is higher by more than 1 percent. Tokyo and Shanghai led Asia with gains of more than 1 percent as well.


Traders chase Stillwater momentum

Fri 6:14 AM CT

The platinum producer is down some 23 percent on the year but has been ripping higher for nearly three weeks along with other mining companies.


Short-term bulls shopping at Coach

Fri 5:47 AM CT

The luxury-accessories retailer is still down some 19 percent on the year but has bounced sharply since Sept. 29, when it reached its lowest level since August 2009.


Call buyers catch a ride with Hertz

Fri 5:14 AM CT

Shares rose on news that the company will rent SUVs to ride-hailing company Lyft, which will charge customers a premium for the larger vehicles.


New highs for Reynolds American?

Fri 4:45 AM CT

The cigarette maker fell sharply with the rest of the market in August but never closed below its rising 50-day moving average.


Docket quiet until earnings Tuesday

Fri 4:14 AM CT

Nothing is scheduled for today or Columbus Day on Monday, though companies may pre-announce results as earnings season approaches.

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