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Monday, April 27, 2015


Bulls come back to GlaxoSmithKline

Mon 12:05 PM CT
The British drug maker is trying to break above its 200-day moving average, and call buyers are piling into the name for the second session in a row.
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Videocast: VIX call buying returns

Mon 11:09 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says upside VIX buyers are back after taking a break last week, today opening a May 16/21 call spread 32,000 times.


Notable option activity in equities

Mon 10:18 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.


Bulls not done shopping at Kohl's

Mon 10:07 AM CT

The department-store operator is attracting bullish option activity for the second time in three sessions, ahead of its earnings report in mid-May.


Cautious puts in Procter & Gamble

Mon 9:15 AM CT

The consumer health-care products giant fell sharply after reporting earnings last week, and traders are positioning for more potential losses.


Cramer: Buy before warm weather

Mon 8:02 AM CT

Recent earnings reports indicate that people are doing repairs, that they are fixing up their homes, and that they are beginning to spend more renovating and sprucing up than in ages.


Futures gain before Apple's report

Mon 7:11 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are up 0.2 percent before Apple issues results this afternoon, while Europe is higher by up to 1 percent. Shanghai surged 3 percent and Hong Kong gained more than 1 percent.


How bulls are playing steel earnings

Mon 6:45 AM CT

Traders were buying calls in several steel companies at the end of last week, ahead of quarterly results in coming days.


Bulls raise a toast to Molson Coors

Mon 6:14 AM CT

Traders are looking for a breakout by the beer company, which rallied 50 percent between February and October last year but has fluctuated in a range since.

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