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Monday, July 28, 2014


MAS update

Mon 11:15 AM CT

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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.
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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.


Midday index, ETF option volumes

Mon 10:22 AM CT

Total option volume is running a bit light at 5.1 million so far today, led by the typical indexes and ETFs, optionMONSTER data systems show.


Russell fund faces downside trade

Mon 9:31 AM CT

The small-cap exchange-traded fund was at all-time highs above $120 at the start of the month but has been underperforming the other broad-based U.S. equity indexes since.


Cramer: We're back in bizarro world

Mon 8:04 AM CT

Money managers need to see rates higher if they are going to trust the market, especially after those strong weekly unemployment claims and the durable-goods report last week.


Futures slip as market awaits news

Mon 7:14 AM CT

S&P 500 futures are down about 0.1 percent, while Europe is mixed. Shanghai gained more than 2 percent ovenright after Chinese data showed industrial profit growth almost doubling in June.


Microsoft attracts huge call buying

Mon 5:16 AM CT

The software giant is trading at its best levels in 14 years, and options are looking for even more gains this summer.


Bulls like the look of Estee Lauder

Mon 4:45 AM CT

The cosmetics company is trading near all-time highs and is attracting bullish option activity before its earnings report next month.


Calls pile up in HMS ahead of report

Mon 4:14 AM CT

Traders are turning bullish on the government IT-services company ahead of its earnings report in less than two weeks.


Traders dig for profits in Gold Fields

Mon 3:47 AM CT

The South African gold miner has been grinding higher since finding support in late May, and traders are looking for the rebound to continue through early next year.

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