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Wednesday, August 20, 2014


SUNE: Fast money in SunEdison

Wed 10:55 AM CT

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Downside play in Tower Group

Wed 11:14 AM CT
A large trade is looking at the potential for more downside in the insurance firm, which has been trying to rebound in recent weeks.
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Infineon rumor fuels bullish paper

Wed 11:01 AM CT

News reports are fueling takeover speculation in Fairchild Semiconductor and Intersil, and option activity in both chip companies is off the charts.


Notable option trades in equities

Wed 10:32 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

Wed 10:13 AM CT

Total option volume is running light at 4.1 million so far today, led by the usual indexes and ETFs, according to optionMONSTER data systems.


Bearish spread hits Teck Resources

Wed 9:28 AM CT

Shares of the natural-resources company yesterday saw their lowest close since June, and a large put spread is positioning for further losses.


August VIX settlement at 12.15

Wed 9:22 AM CT

The August VIX futures settled this morning at 12.15. The spot volatility index is currently at 12.12, down 0.09 points, and has been in a tight range today.


Cramer: Google, the NFL of brains

Wed 8:02 AM CT

Ten years ago Google launched its initial public offering at the equivalent of $42.50 a share, and it's been off to the races ever since with the stock just shy of $600 now.That's a remarkable run, one that has far...


Stocks consolidate after large gains

Wed 7:12 AM CT

The S&P 500 has been rallying since it found support at its 100-day moving average earlier this month, and the benchmark index has risen in six of the last eight sessions.


Hershey pullback brings out bulls

Wed 5:16 AM CT

The candy maker has lost 14 percent of its value in the last six months on weak sales but is now attempting to bounce around the same level where it paused in the middle of last year.


Call buyers pile into Russia fund

Wed 4:45 AM CT

The Market Vectors Russia ETF bounced sharply in early August and is now nearing its 50- to 200-day moving averages.

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