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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

SMH

What's behind put buy in chip ETF

Tue 5:14 AM CT
The Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF is just off its highs of the year, and one investor is apparently looking to protect those gains.
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SMH
CAT

Caterpillar draws downside trades

Tue 4:45 AM CT

The construction and mining equipment maker has been grinding higher since bottoming near $78 in March but is still down about 14 percent in the last 12 months.

SPX

Durable goods, consumer data due

Tue 4:14 AM CT

Investors return from Memorial Day to a busy calendar. Today brings two major events with the potential to move markets: durable-goods orders and consumer confidence.

LGF

Call buyers charge into Lions Gate

Tue 3:47 AM CT

The producer of shows like "Mad Men" and "Nashville" has traded in an increasingly tight range since running 500 percent between mid-2011 and mid-2013.

DGX

Quest chatter triggers huge profits

Fri 12:20 PM CT

The provider of medical-testing services is spiking higher on takeover speculation, and option traders have been all over the name.

ATVI

Notable option activity in equities

Fri 11:03 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.

VIX

Video: Huge June VIX call buy

Fri 11:01 AM CT

Group One's Jamie Tyrrell says one large player purchased 140,000 July 18 calls in the VIX, adding to heavy upside buying earlier in the week.

XRT

Short-term hedge in retail fund

Fri 10:12 AM CT

Retailers have reported decidedly mixed results this earnings season, and one large investor appears to be buying a short-term hedge in the SPDR S&P Retail ETF.

IWM

Big put buying in small-cap ETF

Fri 9:15 AM CT

The iShares Russell 2000 Fund is back above its 50-day moving average but has not reached new highs, as have its large-cap peers.

AAP

Cramer: Just so much stupidity

Fri 8:03 AM CT

You snap judge, you lose. Yet it doesn't seem to matter. And this market is littered with snap judgments gone awry, and it's beginning to drive me crazy.

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