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Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Bears circle Avon ahead of results

Tue 5:16 AM CT
Hurt by declining sales, leadership scandals, and market-share losses, the cosmetics company is back to levels last seen in early 2000.
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Bulls go shopping at Ross Stores

Tue 4:45 AM CT

Trader are turning bullish on the discount retailer, which is trying to recover from a sharp drop suffered with a steep downgrade earlier this month.

Amgen bull stays long in earnings

Tue 4:14 AM CT

Amgen has been working higher since the spring, and one investor is staying long before this afternoon's quarterly report.optionMONSTER's Heat Seeker monitoring program detected the purchase of 3,064 Weekly 123 calls expiring on September 5 for $3. A block of...


Call buyers look for rally in Cobalt

Tue 3:47 AM CT

The oil explorer, which reports earnings in a week, is down more than 40 percent in the last 12 months but has been range-bound so far this year.


Big call sale hits Interpublic Group

Tue 3:16 AM CT

The advertising and marketing firm posted its highest close in 12 years yesterday, but a large trader apparently believes that further gains will be limited in coming weeks.


Home prices, consumer data on tap

Tue 2:45 AM CT

The Case-Shiller index of home prices, scheduled for release at 9 a.m. ET, is expected to show an increase of 10 percent in May. Consumer confidence follows an hour later.


VIX, equity indexes close almost flat

Tue 2:14 AM CT

The major equity indexes were mixed but essentially unchanged at the end of yesterday's session, as was the CBOE Volatility Index.


How the bulls are playing NQ Mobile

Mon 12:20 PM CT

The Chinese provider of mobile-security products has mostly beaten estimates strong despite bearish sentiment, and revenue doubled in the last 12 months.


Bears attacking Lumber Liquidators

Mon 11:12 AM CT

The lumber retailer has lost half its market value in the last five months, and one trader is looking for even more declines.


Videocast: Betting on lower volatility

Mon 11:02 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says there was a big buyer in the Weekly puts in the ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures Note.

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